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 Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe is the longer of the two lenses at 408mm. The Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 with a length of 112mm is 296mm shorter. On the other hand, the Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 has a larger diameter of 86mm compared to Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe's 38mm 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. Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe weighs 474g, which means it is 206g (30%) lighter than the Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 which has a weight of 680g.
Both Venus 24mm F14 2x Macro Probe and Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 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.
Samyang T-S 24mm f3.5 is also available in Nikon F (FX) , Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.