The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Kamlan 28mm F1.4 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 Kamlan 28mm F1.4 with a length of 65mm is 5mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Lensbaby Burnside 35 also has a larger diameter of 70mm compared to Kamlan 28mm F1.4's 55mm 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. Lensbaby Burnside 35 weighs 374g, 2% (10g) lighter than the Kamlan 28mm F1.4's weight of 384g.
Both Kamlan 28mm F1.4 and Lensbaby Burnside 35 has the same Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are OM System OM-5, Panasonic GH6 and OM System OM-1.
Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is also available in Canon EF-M , Fujifilm X and Sony E mounts.
Lensbaby Burnside 35 is also available in Canon EF , Fujifilm X, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.
Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 28mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 56mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Lensbaby Burnside 35 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 70mm when used on a 35mm FF format camera.