The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Lensbaby Sol 22 and the Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 is the longer of the two lenses at 70mm. The Lensbaby Sol 22 with a length of 38mm is 32mm shorter. On the other hand, the Lensbaby Sol 22 has a larger diameter of 61mm compared to Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95's 58mm 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 Sol 22 weighs 144g, which means it is 266g (64%) lighter than the Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 which has a weight of 410g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Micro Four Thirds Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Micro Four Thirds Mount for Size Comparison
Both Lensbaby Sol 22 and Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 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 Sol 22 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 22mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 44mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 25mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 44mm when used on a FourThirds format camera.