Tom Paiva is a professional, freelance photographer based in California where he has had his business for over 15 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 cofounder of The Nocturnes, a group of night photographers who had a landmark exhibit in San Francisco in 1991.
He has co-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.