Tamron has a long history of providing affordable and high quality macro lenses for ambitious users. Lately they fell somewhat behind due to more modern designs from other manufacturers. However, the new Tamron AF SP 90mm f/2.8 Di VC USD macro is supposed to change the game once more. It is a member of the ""SP"" or ""Super Performance"" lineup thus designed to deliver professional quality results.
While it is a full format lens, we'll have a look how it performs on an APS-C DSLR first. The full format review will follow soon hereafter. In this scope the field-of-fiew is equivalent to ""144m"" (90mm x 1.6) it keeps its scope as moderate tele prime lens.