The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro and the 7artisans 35mm F2 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro is the longer of the two lenses at 46mm. The 7artisans 35mm F2 with a length of 41mm is 5mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro also has a larger diameter of 61mm compared to 7artisans 35mm F2's 50mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro and 7artisans 35mm F2 to get a better idea of how their size compare in real life.
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro weighs 130g, which means it is 190g (59%) lighter than the 7artisans 35mm F2 which has a weight of 320g.
Both Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro and 7artisans 35mm F2 has the same Canon EF-M lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF-M lenses are Canon M50 II, Canon M200 and Canon M6 MII.
7artisans 35mm F2 is also available in Fujifilm X and Sony E mounts.
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 28mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 44.8mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. 7artisans 35mm F2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 44.8mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.