The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X and the Lensbaby Velvet 56 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 Velvet 56 is the longer of the two lenses at 86mm. The Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X with a length of 72mm is 14mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Lensbaby Velvet 56 also has a larger diameter of 72mm compared to Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X'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. Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X weighs 315g, which means it is 85g (21%) lighter than the Lensbaby Velvet 56 which has a weight of 400g.
Both Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4 X and Lensbaby Velvet 56 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 Velvet 56 is also available in Canon EF , Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF3, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.