The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR and the Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is the longer of the two lenses at 91mm. The Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR with a length of 39mm is 52mm shorter. On the other hand, the Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR has a larger diameter of 73mm compared to Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8's 65mm 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 45 DSLR weighs 144g, which means it is 146g (50%) lighter than the Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 which has a weight of 290g.
Both Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR and Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 has the same Fujifilm X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Fujifilm X lenses are Fujifilm X-T5, Fujifilm X-H2 and Fujifilm X-H2S.
Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF and Sony Alpha mounts.
Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is also available in Sony E mount.
Lensbaby Sol 45 DSLR is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 45mm. Zeiss Touit 50mm f2.8 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 50mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 67.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.