The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Samyang AF 35mm F1.8 FE and the Lensbaby Burnside 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.Lensbaby Burnside 35 is the longer of the two lenses at 70mm. The Samyang AF 35mm F1.8 FE with a length of 64mm is 6mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Lensbaby Burnside 35 also has a larger diameter of 70mm compared to Samyang AF 35mm F1.8 FE'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. Samyang AF 35mm F1.8 FE weighs 210g, which means it is 164g (43%) lighter than the Lensbaby Burnside 35 which has a weight of 374g.
Both Samyang AF 35mm F1.8 FE and Lensbaby Burnside 35 has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7R V, Sony FX30 and Sony A7 IV.
Lensbaby Burnside 35 is also available in Canon EF , Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF, Samsung NX and Sony Alpha mounts.