The Tamron SP 60mm F/2.0 Di II Macro is a small, compact macro lens for APS-C photographers, capable of true 1:1 reproduction. A maximum aperture of F2 and an equivalent focal length of 90mm makes it an attractive portrait lens, too. Focusing is internal, and full-time manual focus is possible. Construction consists of 14 elements in 11 groups, with a 7-bladed aperture diaphragm and a relatively small 55mm filter thread. A good choice for APS-C photographer that want to branch into macro and portrait photography, Tamron claims that the performance of the 60mm F2.8 is on a par with its legendary SP 90mm F2.8 macro.
Tamron AF 60mm f/2.0 SP DI II LD IF 1:1 Macro Lens
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- 60mm focal length
- 90mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras, 96mm equivalent focal length on Canon APS-C cameras
- F2.0 maximum aperture; F22 minimum
- Micromotor-type AF motor with full-time manual focusing
- 55mm filters
- 0.23m/9.06" minimum focus
- Available in Canon EF, Sony Alpha, Nikon F (DX) mounts
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||APS-C / DX|
|Focal length||60 mm|
|Lens mount||Canon EF, Sony/Minolta Alpha, Nikon F (DX)|
|Number of diaphragm blades||7|
|Special elements / coatings||2 LD glass elements|
|Minimum focus||0.23 m (9.06″)|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||400 g (0.88 lb)|
|Diameter||73 mm (2.87″)|
|Length||80 mm (3.15″)|
|Materials||Plastic barrel, metal mount|
|Filter thread||55 mm|
|Filter notes||Does not rotate on focusing|
Tamron SP AF 60mm F/2 Di II LD IF Macro
nice lens i like
Tamron 60mm 2,0 Macro
This is a very fine small macro lens, it gives brilliant, sharp pictures with very good colours and contrast, highly recommended !
Tamron 60mm f2.0 review with Nikon D7100
I have recently bought this "off brand" lens, and - even as time passed by - I am so happy with this – I decided to share my experience with you guys. I have not read much about this lens before. I have to say I accidentally stumbled upon this on Ebay, while I was contemplating to get a 60mm f2.8D Nikon Micro lens. I had used that lens extensively before, but got tempted to get a Non-Nikon “off-brand” and – oh boy, I am happy now! For those of you who wonder why I consider this lens great, I ...
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Hi, I’ve been shooting with my D3000 for several years now and I think it is time to reexamine my setup. I’m about to upgrade to a D3100/3200 or D5100, mainly for video and better high ISO performance. I’m not sure which direction I’ll go, but this isn’t my main concern. I currently have the kit 18-55 VR, the 55-200 VR and the 35/1.8. So far, 98%+ of my photos are with the 35/1.8. This is because I prefer to zoom with my feet, I like an unobtrusive look and I usually shoot in low light (often indoors). I’m relatively happy with the landscapes I’m getting, but not so much with the portraits and close-up shots. Therefore, I think it is time to buy a second prime lens in the 60-85 mm range. I’ve discounted the AF-S 50/1.8 because I think it is too close to 35 mm. So, the three lenses I’m thinking about are the Tamron 60/2 macro, the 60/2.8 micro and the AF-S 85/1.8. Overall, I’m looking for a portrait and general purpose lens. I’ve never shot macro before, but I think it is something ...
I'm a huge fan of the 85mm f1.8g for portraits. I also owned the 90mm tamron at the same timne and sold it after seeing the results from the 85. It's that good. Continue Reading
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