The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Lensbaby Burnside 35 and the Canon 35mm f2 IS USM 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 Canon 35mm f2 IS USM with a length of 63mm is 7mm shorter. On the other hand, the Canon 35mm f2 IS USM has a larger diameter of 78mm compared to Lensbaby Burnside 35's 70mm 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. Canon 35mm f2 IS USM weighs 335g, 10% (39g) lighter than the Lensbaby Burnside 35's weight of 374g.
Both Lensbaby Burnside 35 and Canon 35mm f2 IS USM has the same Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Lensbaby Burnside 35 is also available in Fujifilm X , Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.