Long Exposures on a Rainy Night: Brooklyn Bridge Edition, Part Two

Last week, I posted the Hasselblad shots from a cold, rainy night. For all the gory details behind these pictures, visit that installment. This week, I have a few 4x5 frames taken with my Toyo 45AII large format folding camera from the same night. The 4x5 pictures of the bridge itself are much better than the Hasselblad shots, but the 4x5 shot of the traffic on Water Street from the bridge is much less vibrant than the Hasselblad. I remember I had to shoot the 4x5 traffic shot at f8 which is a little extreme for a lens that ranges from f5.6 to f64. There was too much vibration on the bridge for a longer exposure, so I was stuck with f8 and like 4 seconds. These shots were also developed in Xtol 1+1 for 10 minutes. I used a double sized Patterson tank and the "taco method."

Long Exposure Night Shot of Brooklyn Bridge Tower, Fuji Neopan Acros 100 4x5 Sheet Film, Kodak Xtol 1+1 Developer

Long Exposure of Brooklyn Bridge in the Rain, Fuji Neopan Acros 100 4x5 Sheet Film, Kodak Xtol 1+1 Developer

Long Exposure of Water Street Traffic from the Brooklyn Bridge, Fuji Neopan Acros 100 4x5 Sheet Film, Kodak Xtol 1+1 Developer