The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL and the Lensbaby Burnside 35 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Lensbaby Burnside 35 is the longer of the two lenses at 70mm. The HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL with a length of 45mm is 25mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Lensbaby Burnside 35 also has a larger diameter of 70mm compared to HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL's 64mm diameter.
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. HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL weighs 193g, which means it is 181g (48%) lighter than the Lensbaby Burnside 35 which has a weight of 374g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Standard Prime Lenses in Pentax KAF Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Pentax KAF Mount for Size Comparison
Both HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL and Lensbaby Burnside 35 has the same Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax KF, Pentax K-3 III and Pentax KP.
Lensbaby Burnside 35 is also available in Canon EF , Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX), Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.