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Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP AF Di Macro Lens for Nikon AF

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Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP AF Di Macro Lens for Nikon AF
Key Features
  • Compatible with All Nikon AF SLRs
  • Built-in Motor for Fast, Accurate AF
  • 11.4" (0.29 m) Minimum Focus Distance
  • 1:1 (Life -Size Magnification Ratio)
The Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP AF Di Macro Lens for Nikon AF is for use with all Nikon AF cameras and boasts high resolving power and sharp image depiction with ideal background blur, making it the ideal lens for close-up and portrait photography. With emphasis on portability, this macro lens is compact and lightweight. A wide, smooth focusing ring makes delicate manual focusing in the macro mode easy and precise.
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Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro AF Overview

The Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP AF Di Macro Lens for Nikon AF is for use with all Nikon AF cameras and boasts high resolving power and sharp image depiction with ideal background blur, making it the ideal lens for close-up and portrait photography. With emphasis on portability, this macro lens is compact and lightweight. A wide, smooth focusing ring makes delicate manual focusing in the macro mode easy and precise.

This lens has been re-designed to include a built-in motor to operate the auto focus system because some Nikon cameras do not provide mechanical linkage to the lens gearing for auto focus.

Di (Digitally Integrated Design) is a designation Tamron puts on lenses featuring optical systems designed to also meet the performance characteristics of digital SLR cameras. The Di design is achieved by applying a new optical multi-coating to its element surfaces.

Provides life-size 1:1 macro images
Ideal as portrait lens
One-touch AF/MF switchover by simply sliding the focusing ring back and forth
"Di" design optimized for digital and photo cameras

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro AF Specs

Focal Length90mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/32
Lens MountNikon F
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View27°
Minimum Focus Distance11.4" / 28.96 cm
Maximum Magnification1x
Macro Reproduction Ratio1:1
Optical Design10 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter Size55 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.8 x 3.8" / 7.11 x 9.65 cm
Weight14.29 oz / 405 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.57 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7 x 4.55 x 4.4"

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro AF Reviews

Tamron rocks with this lens!

By Lorraine
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-11-03

Superior quality and top-notch pictures from this lens! I reviewed this and the Canon lenses for macro. Tamron offers the best picture, clear, crisp, and sharp! I love this and am very happy with my purchase!

Great Macro Lens, no autofocus on EA-LA3 adapter

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-04-30

Very solid macro lens with good sharpness and easy to use focus controls. This lens works perfectly on a Sony a77m2 with good autofocus control. There was another review on B&H where the reviewer was using it on a Sony E mount using the EA-LA3 adapter. My current go to camera is a Sony a6300 and I have the EA-LA3. The lens works well with this combination, but what was not mentioned in the other review, is that this combination does *not* support autofocus. It's not a big deal if you are primarily using the lens for macro photography since you will likely want to use manual focus. However, if you are planning on using it as a prime telephoto and want autofocus, this is not the combination you are likely looking for.

great product

By Mathetes
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-09-30

The lens was as advertised and more. B&H delivered it quickly with no damage. I am very happy with the experience. I will be buying more from B&H

Great first lens!

By jake
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-01-11

This lens is amazing, it was the first macro lens I've owned. I've used many before this but this lens blows those out of the water, and for an affordable price.

Macro lend

By Suzi
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-21

I have only used it for 2 weeks...focus is great. The weight of the lens is perfect Still trial and error...but I am working on it

Great lens

By Rodney
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-12

I wish I could upload a photo to show how great this lens performs. A really nice feature is being able to quickly and easily go between auto focus and manual focus. Pictures are crisp, clear, and vibrant. Tampon did it right for this macro lens. Highly recommend.

I am very happy with this lens

By dave
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-04-06

I am no stranger to Tamron, as I have been using this brand for over 40 years. Of the 4 lenses I have for my Nikon, 2 are Tamron. This is one of them. It has never let me down. Currently it is mounted on a MKJZZ focus rail.

Better lens for half the money

By Pat
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-05-08

This is effectively the SAME lens I bought for $500 a decade ago. The difference is, that lens was manual, and this one is automatic, and has a number of features my old lens lacked. Furthermore, it is at the same price: $500. But because of inflation, that means it's really half price or less. It takes very sharp pictures, seems to focus well automatically (need more experience here), and doesn't distort. It doesn't fringe. This should be a regular stock item. There is a real need for this kind of lens, and the zoom you do stock which costs less is not really a macro lens. Please consider it. (Notice the ant in the lower left area in the first photo.)

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Date published: 2021-02-22

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The image quality can still be excellent, even when using extension tubes.
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I have a 35 mm lens I use for portrait photography, is this camera different than what my 35mm can do? I am looking to upgrade it so I can zoom in out and take pretty blurry photos from farther away.
Asked by: Cheyenne
Yes, the Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP AF Di Macro Lens for Nikon AF would be much different from a 35mm lens. While you do not specify which model Nikon DSLR camera you own (or whether you are using a full-frame camera or a cropped-sensor camera), a 35mm lens on a full-frame camera would be considered a wide-angle lens, which would be good for environmental portraits, some indoor images, street photography, or other situations when you need a wide lens. On a cropped sensor camera, a 35mm lens would be similar to a standard/normal focal length, with a full-frame equivalent focal length of 52.5mm. It would be good for candid images. The 90mm focal length is a short telephoto lens. On a full-frame camera, it would have the listed 90mm focal length, and on a cropped sensor camera, it would have a full-frame equivalent focal length of a 135mm lens. This would be well into the portrait focal length range or whenever a short telephoto lens is needed. The lens has a bright f/2.8 aperture, which is large enough to allow you to blur the background for increased bokeh for portrait images. Due to the longer focal length, if you are shooting from the same distance with both lenses, you would view more apparent background blur with a 90mm lens at f/2.8 compared to your 35mm lens also at f/2.8. As this is a macro lens, you will also be able to focus much closer to your subjects with more magnification for close-up photography usage needs. Do note, this is NOT a zoom lens, so you cannot zoom in-and-out with this lens, and instead, you will have to physically move closer and farther away from the camera to change the perspective or framing of your subject. If you are looking for a zoom telephoto Nikon-mount telephoto lens with a bright aperture, as an alternative, I would recommend the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro AF Lens for Nikon AF, B&H # TA7020028MN, for your usage needs.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2020-09-11

Hi, will this lens work with an Olympus e510 ...

Hi, will this lens work with an Olympus e510 camera? Thank you
Asked by: David
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Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-05-25

Is it compatible nikon z7

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Asked by: Micheal
The Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP AF Di Macro Lens for Nikon AF, B&H # TA9028MNAF, is designed for use on the Nikon F-mount lens mount, while the Nikon Z7 Mirrorless Digital Camera uses the Nikon Z-mount lens mount. The lens would not be directly compatible. As such, you would need to purchase the Nikon FTZ Mount Adapter, B&H # NIFTZ, to connect the lens to the Nikon Z7 Mirrorless Digital Camera. However, do note that you will have to focus the lens manually when using this lens on the Nikon Z7 Mirrorless Digital Camera as autofocus capability is not supported with this lens.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2020-06-17

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The lens does not have a weather resistance rating. The warranty against defects due to workmanship and manufacture is six years.
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Date published: 2020-05-06

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Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-12-13
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