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 Samyang 35mm F1.2 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Samyang 35mm F1.2 is the longer of the two lenses at 74mm. The Lensbaby Burnside 35 with a length of 70mm is 4mm shorter. On the other hand, the Lensbaby Burnside 35 has a larger diameter of 70mm compared to Samyang 35mm F1.2's 68mm 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 46g (10%) lighter than the Samyang 35mm F1.2 which has a weight of 420g.
Both Lensbaby Burnside 35 and Samyang 35mm F1.2 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.
Lensbaby Burnside 35 is also available in Canon EF , Fujifilm X, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.
Samyang 35mm F1.2 is also available in Canon EF-M , Fujifilm X and Sony E mounts.