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Old Jul 3, 2008, 5:16 PM   #1
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Which is better the Sigma 105 2.8 Macro or the Tamron 90 2.8 Macro After the current rebate the Tamron is about $35.00 cheaper-looking for portrait with great bokeh.

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Old Jul 3, 2008, 5:49 PM   #2
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I haven't actually used either one, but from what I've seen posted here, I think the Tamron is just a hair better/sharper. But the difference is tiny and could be partly due to the photographer, too. If it's also cheaper, go for it (and the focal length might be a hair better for portrait, too).
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Old Jul 4, 2008, 4:16 PM   #3
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Hi,

The 135 3.5 Takumar is sharper then the Tamron, But the bokeh is not a creamy smooth as the Tamron 90mm. The Sigma is a good lens also. But it all depends on what you want to soot.

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