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 F1.4 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses. Samyang 35mm F1.4 is the longer of the two lenses at 112mm. The Lensbaby Burnside 35 with a length of 70mm, is 42mm shorter. On the other hand, the Lensbaby Burnside 35 has a larger diameter of 70mm compared to the Samyang 35mm F1.4's 63mm diameter.
The 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 286g (43%) lighter than the Samyang 35mm F1.4 which has a weight of 660g.
Both the Lensbaby Burnside 35 and the Samyang 35mm F1.4 has the same Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Lensbaby Burnside 35 is also available in Canon EF , Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Pentax KAF, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.
Samyang 35mm F1.4 is also available in Canon EF , Four Thirds, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha, Sony E and Samsung NX mounts.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 35mm but while Lensbaby Burnside 35 has the fastest aperture of F2.8, the Samyang 35mm F1.4's widest aperture value is F1.4.