The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe and the Rokinon 24mm f1.4 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
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. Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe weighs 474g, which means it is 106g (18%) lighter than the Rokinon 24mm f1.4 which has a weight of 580g.
Both the Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe and the Rokinon 24mm f1.4 has the same Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe is also available in Nikon F (FX) and Sony E mounts.
Rokinon 24mm f1.4 is also available in Nikon F (FX) , Four Thirds, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha and Samsung NX mounts.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 24mm but while Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe has the fastest aperture of F14, the Rokinon 24mm f1.4's widest aperture value is F1.4.