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 Nikon Z 35mm F1.8 S 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 Nikon Z 35mm F1.8 S with a length of 86mm is 17mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF also has a larger diameter of 77mm compared to Nikon Z 35mm F1.8 S's 61mm 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. Nikon Z 35mm F1.8 S weighs 370g, 50% (385g) lighter than the Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF's weight of 755g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Nikon Z Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Nikon Z Mount for Size Comparison
Both Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF and Nikon Z 35mm F1.8 S has the same Nikon Z lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon Z lenses are Nikon Z30, Nikon Z9 and Nikon Z fc.
Venus Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF is also available in Canon RF and Sony E mounts.