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05-19-2008, 07:18 AM   #1
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Sigma 105 macro VS. Tamron 90

Just wondering what the thought is about the Sigma. I see quite a bit about the Tamron because its been around for a long time. How does the Sigma IQ compare?
I know this is probably a repeat question so my apologize.

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I had the Sigma and was VERY happy with it. Amazing image quality, great build. I probably used it more as a portrait/candid shots lens than as a macro (you have to be REALLY close to the subject for 1:1 magnification). I ended up selling it when I bought my DA* 50-135mm.

Folks are also happy with the Tamron. You really can't go wrong with either.
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I have the Tamron 90mm ... and it is a very nice lens indeed. But from what I have heard ... there is little difference between the Sigma/Pentax/Tamron variants around that focal length ... it's a much of a muchness really.

As egordon99 said ... you can't go wrong with either.
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Sigma 70mm EX DG f2.8 1:1 macro is a great lens too.

I don't think you can go wrong with any of them...

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