96points

Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM

100points

Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro

Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM
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Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM vs Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro

Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM
Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro
Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM
Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro
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points
100
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Why is Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM better than Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro?

  • 3µm less chromatic aberration
    3µmvs6µm
  • 20mm shorter minimum focal length
    70mmvs90mm
  • Lens hood is reversible
  • 5° narrower minimum angle of view
    12°vs17°
  • Is a telephoto lens

Why is Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro better than Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM?

  • 0.9m shorter minimum focus distance
    0.3mvs1.2m
  • 2 higher DxOMark score
    19vs17
  • 0.2TStop more transmission
    3.2TStopvs3.4TStop
  • Has or is a prime lens
  • 0.1% less distortion
  • 0.79x Better magnification factor
    1xvs0.21x
  • Is a macro lens
  • 940g lighter
    550gvs1490g

Miscellaneous

1.optical zoom

2.85x

1x

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

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22.2x

2.widest aperture

f/2.8

f/2.8

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

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f/1.2

3.minimum focal length

70mm

90mm

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

Best

Canon EF 35mm F/2 IS USM

0.24mm

4.minimum focus distance

1.2m

0.3m

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

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0.02m

5.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM
Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro

Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.

6.sharpness result

12P-MPix

9P-MPix

The sharpness result from the DxOMark set of metrics. This result is based on the MTF (modulation transfer function) measurement, and gives an overall indication of the sharpness of images produced by the lens. Tested with Nikon D7000 or Canon 7D. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Zeiss Batis 25mm F2

22P-MPix

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