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100/2.8L macro vs tamron 90/2.8 macro

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i got a product shoot coming up and i need to either rent (100/2.8L) or buy the 90/2.8 tamron for the shoot.

anyone try both or seen reviews comparing the two lenses directly? i am looking only at sharpness.
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Rent the 100 2.8L, canon and nikkor glass are better then tamron for anything you are getting paid to do when details matter.
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Rent the 100 2.8L, canon and nikkor glass are better then tamron for anything you are getting paid to do when details matter.
Thats not necessarily true.
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When you are getting paid for a shoot you want the best glass you can get.
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Rent the 100 2.8L, canon and nikkor glass are better then tamron for anything you are getting paid to do when details matter.


such a vague arguement.....just cause its more expensive doesnt mean its better.....
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google searching is not hard.

BUT finding something relevant to my question

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Originally Posted by mz-n10 View Post
anyone try both or seen reviews comparing the two lenses directly? i am looking only at sharpness.
is a bit harder...

the table on that review has the tarmon leading at f16 and the canon at f32 so it is dead even before this, but seriously i dont plan to shoot that high of a fstop.

i probably should have added a bit more detail into the opening post. i am going to shoot jewelry, i am going to focus stack so it will be manual focus tripod work. color and contrast will be corrected if need be in post. also not too worried about the build since i dont plan to use it outside of a studio.
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Or just got the non-L version.
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i would choose the tamron over the non L just for the price. i was hoping the L would be sharper.
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F32? Diffraction much?
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