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Juror: Tom Paiva

As the sun sets, a whole new world of photographic opportunities presents itself.  Buildings, streets and time lapse take on a different light at night. But don't stop there - ever hear of "Night life"? Carnivals?  Animals? People? Theater? There is a voyeuristic feel to night images, the viewer senses that they are observing life from the shadows.  Urban lights create high drama -  colors intensify and shadows loom. In the country, things become scary and still.  Is there just a hint of the sunset left?  Time lapse can create fantastic swirls of lights creating abstract compositions.  Juror Tom Paiva chose 49 images for exhibition at the Vermont Photo Space Gallery.
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Juror's Statement

When I review a night photograph, one of the most important criteria is the balance of light from the extreme highlights to the deepest shadows, regardless of whether it is b+w or color.  This tonality is important to keep the viewers interest.  A night shot should have a sense of mystery and the composition should make your eye move around the image.  Of course, it must be technically perfect to make the grade. Tom Paiv


Garage
Juror's Choice

Katherine Winter
Denver, CO USA
Porthole
People's Choice

Dan Squires
Arlington, MA USA
The Weight

Andrea Dailey
Lafayette, IN USA

Frozen In Time

Arnab Ghosh
Delhi, New Delhi India
Solitude

Arnab Ghosh
Delhi, New Delhi India
Blue Night

Caleb Clapp
Boston, MA United States

Industrial Ghost

Caleb Clapp
Boston, MA United States
Park

Catherin Colaw
Tempe, AZ USA
Futuro House Munson, Texas

Chris Burt
Plano, TX USA

Pottock Barn, Butte North Dakota

Chris Burt
Plano, TX USA
Regular Diesel

Chris Burt
Plano, TX USA
Garage - Swift Meats Fort Worth, Texas

Chris Burt
Plano, TX USA

Duluth, MN Lift Bridge

Derrick Burbul
Kearney, Nebraska USA
Lake View, Quisisana Resort

Elizabeth Dobson
Athens, Ohio USA
Snowfall on the Gowanus

Erik S. Lieber
Brooklyn, NY USA

Big Big Love II

Geoffrey Agrons
Kensington, CA USA
Celestial Navigation

Geoffrey Agrons
Kensington, CA USA
The Grille

Geoffrey Agrons
Kensington, CA USA

Twister

Gerry Davis
Williston, VT USA
Moretown Bridge Show

Gordon Miller/Andrew McEachern
Waterbury, VT USA
Earthman

Gordon Miller/Andrew McEachern
Waterbury, VT USA

Dancing In Heaven's River

Hugh Jones
Arlington, VA USA
Starship 2000, LA County Fair

Hugh Jones
Arlington, VA USA
Brooklyn #1

Jake Potts
Denver, Co USA

NYC Winter

jessica andrews
middle village, NY USA
I See Smoke Stacks, Somerville, MA 2005

John Steck Jr.
Jamaica Plain, MA USA
This View Could be Yours, Everett, MA 2005

John Steck Jr.
Jamaica Plain, MA USA

Moon Over The Atlantic, Deer Isle, ME 2008

John Steck Jr.
Jamaica Plain, MA USA
Webster Ave. Garage, Somerville, MA 2005

John Steck Jr.
Jamaica Plain, MA USA
Headlights and Headstones

Joseph Kerkman
Metairie, Lousiana USA

Sea Pride

Joseph Kerkman
Metairie, Lousiana USA
Blue Motel

Katherine Winter
Denver, CO USA
La Fenice

Kay Marshall
brooklyn, ny USA

Elysian Fields

Ken Van Dyne
Cincinnati, OH USA
SNOWY NIGHT

larry darnell
Felton, CA USA
Morgan

Lauren Flotte
Savannah, GA USA

Grand Prix Nuit #6

Lewis Francis
Long Beach, CA USA
Congress Street Bridge - Boston, MA

Marcella Davis
San Francisco, CA USA
Table and Breezy Willow

Marcella Davis
San Francisco, CA USA

House and Fence - Plimoth Plantation

Marcella Davis
San Francisco, CA USA
Cold Night

Matthew S Miller
Bozeman, MT USA
Pool of dreams

Omid Akhavan
Los Angeles, CA USA

Shadow Dancer

Omid Akhavan
Los Angeles, CA USA
Aurora at Granite Tors, Fairbanks, AK

Patrick Cobb
Santa Fe, NM USA
Forty Below, Fairbanks, AK

Patrick Cobb
Santa Fe, NM USA

Red Pipes at Night

Sara Ronayne
Acton, MA USA
Spirits

Steven Duncan
Adelaide, South Australia AUSTRALIA
descent of stars

Younes
New Delhi, Delhi India

Juror: Tom Paiva

Tom Paiva has been a commercial photographer for over 20 years, specializing in industrial and architectural subjects. Night photography has been a passion for him for over 25 years and always tries to incorporate it in his commercial work. He has lead many night photography workshops and has taught photography at the college level.

Tom co-founded The Nocturnes, a group of night photographers who had a landmark exhibit in San Francisco in 1991.  His book, Industrial Night, contains 46 color images of industrial settings at night and Tom has over 70 cover images for various Trade Magazines to his credit.

The Darkroom Gallery is all about giving contemporary photographers the opportunity to have their work evaluated by a qualified juror for display in our Vermont gallery with very little expense or hassle. We provide free matting and framing of accepted entries for the duration of each of our exhibitions, subject to standard sizes. Photographers set their own prices if they wish to sell their work and retain all rights to their photographs. This makes it very easy and inexpensive to get your work on display.

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