The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO 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.Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO is the longer of the two lenses at 83mm. The Lensbaby Burnside 35 with a length of 70mm is 13mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO also has a larger diameter of 72mm compared to Lensbaby Burnside 35's 70mm 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 Burnside 35 weighs 374g, 36% (216g) lighter than the Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO's weight of 590g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO 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 FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
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.
Venus 33mmF0.95 CF APO is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 33mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 49.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Lensbaby Burnside 35 is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 52.5mm.