Tamron 90mm Macro as a portrait/tele lens?

Started Dec 20, 2005 | Discussions thread
.Sam.
.Sam. Veteran Member • Posts: 3,199
Sample

I have SP 90 (none DI), and it's very sharp. I have used it for portraits. The Auto focus is slow, and it takes a long time to cover from one end to the other, so you will miss some shots.
It also has a hard time focusing in less than optimal lighting ;-(

Never the less it's a fantastic lens.

Here is a sample; DS+Tamron90 @F/2.8 (posted previously)

p.s.

I guess the lens to have for the stage shooting is Canon 135mm F/2 USM L ! But you need a Canon body for that. Here is a gallery of my wif's co-worker: http://www.pbase.com/eharel

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