Tamron 90mm f2.8 VC II review - Samples
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The following images were taken with the Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii lens mounted on a Nikon D810 body. The images are RAW files developed in Lightroom 6.4 with camera standard settings, no lens profiles, CA-removal=ON, Noise Reduction=OFF, sharpening=35/0.5/36/10. The individual exposure details are available for each image.

All of the images are available to download in their original formats for analysis at Flickr. These files are for personal evaluation only and cannot be used in another publication or website without permission.

Check out all my high-resolution Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii sample images.

 

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Above: 1/13, f5.6, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:1 magnification, full image; click image to access original at Flickr; also available at f8.0, f11, f16, f22

The following 100% crops are shown also from the Nikon 105/2.8G VR for comparison at f5.6 and f11 (also available at f4.8, f8.0, f16, f22):

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Above: 1/13, f5.6, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:1 magnification, 100% crops; click image to access original at Flickr

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Above: 1/10, f5.6, 64 ISO, Nikon 105mm f2.8G VR, 1:1 magnification, 100% crops; click image to access original at Flickr

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Above: 1/3, f11, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:1 magnification, 100% crops; click image to access original at Flickr

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Above: 0.4 sec, f11, 64 ISO, Nikon 105mm f2.8G VR, 1:1 magnification, 100% crops; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1.3 sec, f4.0, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:2.7 magnification, full image; click image to access original at Flickr; also available at f5.6, f8.0, f11, f16

The following 100% crops are shown also from the Nikon 105/2.8G VR for comparison at f4.0 and f8 (also available at f3.3, f5.6, f11, f16):

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Above: 1.3 sec, f4.0, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:2.7 magnification, 100% crop; click image to access original at Flickr

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Above: 1.6 sec, f4.0, 64 ISO, Nikon 105mm f2.8G VR, 1:2.7 magnification, 100% crops; click image to access original at Flickr

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Above: 5 sec, f8.0, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:2.7 magnification, 100% crop; click image to access original at Flickr

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Above: 6 sec, f8.0, 64 ISO, Nikon 105mm f2.8G VR, 1:2.7 magnification, 100% crops; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/400, f3.8, 200 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:3 magnification, full image; click image to access original at Flickr; also available at f5.6, f8.0, f11

 

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Above: 1/80, f8.0, 200 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:3 magnification, full image; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/100, f4.2, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:2.3 magnification, full image; click image to access original at Flickr; also available at f5.6, f8.0, f11, f16, f22

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Above: 1/100, f4.2, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:2.3 magnification, 100% crop; click image to access original at Flickr

The Nikon 105/2.8G VR shot for comparison from the same distance delivers a 15% larger magnification (also available at f5.6, f8.0, f11, f16, f22):

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Above: 1/80, f4.0, 64 ISO, Nikon 105mm f2.8G VR, 1:2 magnification, 100% crops; click image to access original at Flickr

Same shot at f8.0:

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Above: 1/25, f8.0, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:2.3 magnification, full image; click image to access original at Flickr

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Above: 1/25, f8.0, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:2.3 magnification, 100% crop; click image to access original at Flickr

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Above: 1/20, f8.0, 64 ISO, Nikon 105mm f2.8G VR, 1:2 magnification, 100% crops; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/400, f2.8, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/200, f2.8, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii; click image to access original at Flickr; also available at f4.0, f5.6, f8.0, f11, f16

 

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Above: 1/50, f2.8, 320 ISO, Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Macro; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/100, f3.2, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/40, f5.6, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/800, f2.8, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/60, f11, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii, 1:3.2 magnification, full image; click image to access original at Flickr; also available at f3.8, f4.0, f5.6, f8.0, f16

 

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Above: 1/320, f2.8, 64 ISO, Tamron 45mm f/1.8 VC; click image to access original at Flickr; also available at f4.0, f8.0, f11

 

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Above: 1/320, f2.8, 64 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii; click image to access original at Flickr; also available at f4.0, f5.6, f8.0, f11

 

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Above: 1/25, f3.0, 1000 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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Above: 1/25, f3.0, 500 ISO, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro VC ii; click image to access original at Flickr

 

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