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 Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35 is the longer of the two lenses at 99mm. The Lensbaby Burnside 35 with a length of 70mm is 29mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35 also has a larger diameter of 72mm 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. Lensbaby Burnside 35 weighs 374g, which means it is 196g (34%) lighter than the Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35 which has a weight of 570g.
Both Lensbaby Burnside 35 and Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35 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.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2/35 is also available in Pentax KAF and Nikon F (FX) mounts.