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45-megapixel Nikon D850
Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 APO-Sonnar

White Balance and Tint at f/1.4 Versus Stopped Down, Datacolor SpyderCHECKR (Nikon D850)

See also the Mireds and Color Temperature Table.

With modern digital cameras, a substantial tint difference is seen at f/1.4 with many lenses; see for example how the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art behaves.

This page uses a SpyderCHECKER ® color checker card to evaluate the difference in white balance and tint between f/1.4 and f/2 with the Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 APO-Sonnar, using Photoshop Adobe Camera Raw.

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