The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 Macro and the 7artisans 35mm F2 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses. Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 Macro is the longer of the two lenses at 79mm. The 7artisans 35mm F2 with a length of 41mm, is 38mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 Macro also has a larger diameter of 60mm compared to the 7artisans 35mm F2's 50mm diameter.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 Macro and 7artisans 35mm F2 to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life.
The 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. Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 Macro weighs 195g, which means it is 125g (39%) lighter than the 7artisans 35mm F2 which has a weight of 320g.
Both the Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 Macro and the 7artisans 35mm F2 has the same Fujifilm X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Fujifilm X lenses are Fujifilm X-T5, Fujifilm X-H2 and Fujifilm X-H2S.
7artisans 35mm F2 is also available in Canon EF-M and Sony E mounts.
Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 Macro is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 30mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 45mm when used on a APS-C format camera. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides a 35mm (FF) equivalent of 45mm.
7artisans 35mm F2 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.