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Tamron's peachy primes (pictures)

The company adds two new fast telephoto lenses to its SP lineup.

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SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD

The new telephoto prime has the elegant design of the SP series.

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Aperture

Both lenses have nine rounded aperture blades for smooth out-of-focus areas.

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Switches

The macro has three focus-limiter settings, with the close-up range setting from 0.3 meters or 11.8 inches to 0.5m or 20 in. That's a good limiting range for macro photography.

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SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro

The updated 90mm macro looks much more modern than its predecessor.

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Switches

The Tamron lenses have large, easier to feel switches.

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