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The behavior shown here occurs in various fast lenses, not jusy Sigma lenses. It appears to be related to the Nikon D850 sensor design. See also Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art: Color Shift with Stopping Down, SpyderCHECKR Card.
This series uses the Datacolor SpyderCHECKER card to demonstrate that white balance (mostly tint) with the Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art at f/1.4 is substantially different versus stopped down.
Values for achieving neutrality in Adobe camera RAW are shown for f/1.4, f/2, and other apertures. The photographer using the Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art on the Nikon D850 (and presumably other cameras like the Nikon Z7) absolutely must take this large tint difference into account when processing files at f/1.4 versus stopped-down apertures.
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