Tom Paiva is a professional, freelance photographer based in Los Angeles, California where he has been in business for some 20 years. He specializes in large format photography of industrial and maritime settings, as well as architecture and interiors. Tom has over 70 cover images for various Trade Magazines to his credit. He has published a book, Industrial Night, containing 46 color images of industrial settings at night.
His long term passion is night photography and he loves to create images of urban settings and moonlit landscapes on film. He was a co-founder of The Nocturnes, a group of night photographers who had a landmark exhibit in San Francisco in 1991. He has lead photo workshops on night photography and view camera use over the past 10 years and has had several articles on these subjects in photographic magazines. His work has been featured in numerous shows over the past twenty years. He was educated at the San Francisco Academy of Art, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography. You can see more of Tom's work on his website.
Andy Frazer has been a night photographer for over ten years. In addition to being a guest lecturer at Nocturnes events and the Mono Lake Night Photography Conference, Andy has been publishing The Night Photography Blog for the past four years. Andy's work has been displayed in numerous galleries in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as the landmark night photography exhibit Darkness, Darkness in Boston, MA. In 2004 Andy produced The Night of the Living Photographers (parts 1, 2 and 3); the first documentary film on night photography. His work is also featured in Jill Waterman's 2008 book Night and Low-Light Photography. You can see more of Andy's work on his website.