The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF 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 Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF is the longer of the two lenses at 103mm. The Lensbaby Burnside 35 with a length of 70mm is 33mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF also has a larger diameter of 77mm 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, 50% (381g) lighter than the Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF's weight of 755g.
Both Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF 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.
Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF is also available in Canon RF and Nikon Z mounts.
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.