Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert Have Different Styles of Night Photography

Troy Paiva and I got some really great feedback from the photographers who attended our night photography workshop a few weeks ago. Steve Leibson thought the different viewpoints presented in the classroom were really useful, and compared our interplay to Siskel and Ebert. After telling my old chum Frank Nachtman about this comment, and he made the following visual interpretation:

Reifer and Paiva of "At the Junkyard"

Reifer and Paiva of “At the Junkyard”

Troy Paiva followed up with two versions of the same shot on Flickr: A Gene version (long exposure on film with no light painting), and a Roger version (short exposure shot on digital with colorful light painting).

Gene's Junk Wagon -- by Troy Paiva

Gene’s Junk Wagon — by Troy Paiva

Roger's Junk Wagon -- by Troy Paiva

Roger’s Junk Wagon — by Troy Paiva