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Tamron SP AF 60mm F2 Di II LD IF Macro vs Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Tamron SP AF 60mm F2 Di II LD IF Macro vs Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Tamron 60mm f2 II LD IF Macro Top Features

  • 60mm Focal Range
  • F2.0 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 400g.
  • Diameter: 73mm
  • Length: 80mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.23m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Tamron SP AF 60mm F2 Di II LD IF Macro

Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro Top Features

  • 65mm Focal Range
  • F2.5 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 710g.
  • Diameter: 81mm
  • Length: 98mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.24m
  • Max Magnification:5x

Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro

Our Winner: Tamron SP AF 60mm F2 Di II LD IF Macro over Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro

Focal Length – Wide 60mm vs 65mm
Max Aperture – Wide 2 vs 2.5
Max Aperture – Tele 2 vs 2.5
Diaphgragm Blades 7 vs 6
Autofocus Yes vs No
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Weight 400g vs 710g
Diameter 73mm vs 81mm
Length 80mm vs 98mm
Filter Thread 55mm vs 58mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.23m vs 0.24m

Pros Of Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro over Tamron SP AF 60mm F2 Di II LD IF Macro
Focal Length – Tele 65mm vs 60mm
Max Sensor Coverage 35mm FF vs APS-C / DX
Max Magnification 5x vs 1x

Cons Of Tamron SP AF 60mm F2 Di II LD IF Macro and Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Tamron 60mm f2 II LD IF Macro vs Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro All Features

General Tamron 60mm f2 II LD IF Macro Canon MP-E 65mm f2.5 1-5x Macro
Brand Tamron Canon
Lens Type Prime Prime
Price CHECK PRICE CHECK PRICE
Lens Type Macro Prime Macro Prime
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format APS-C / DX 35mm FF
Focal Range 60mm 65mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Unknown Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F2.0 F2.5
Min Aperture F22.0 F16.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 6
Optics
Optical Elements 14 10
Optical Groups 10 8
Special Elements 2 LD glass elements UD-glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.23m 0.24m
Max Magnification 1X 5X
Autofocus Yes No
AF Motor Type Micromotor None
Full Time Manual Yes N/A
Focus Method Internal Extending front
Distance Scale Yes Unknown
DoF Scale No Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Unknown
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 400g 710g
Diameter 73mm 81mm
Length 80mm 98mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Metal barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 55mm 58mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes No
Hood Code Unknown None
Tripod Collar No Yes
Optional Accessories Soft Case LP1216
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