04.07.08 by Jeff

Split Second!

The Morning News recently featured the excellent work of Barbara Probst. In her series “Split Second”, Probst utilizes multiple cameras to capture the same exact second from different viewpoints. She is interested in the authority given to a lone photograph versus the idea that there isn’t just one reliable representation of a particular moment. “What happened” is open for interpretation.

Exposure #39: NYC, 545 8th Avenue, 03.23.06, 1:17pm

I love the exact details each diptych or triptych is given.

Exposure #34: NYC, Central Park, Umpire Rock, 06.14.05, 6:01pm

Exposure #37: NYC 249 W. 34th Street, 11.07.05, 1:13pm

Read a great little interview with Probst and see more of her work here:


Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • http://www.masmenos.org gus gavino

    Brilliant. what a simple but affective idea.

  • xtina

    love it!!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    yea she is a genius – i want to figure out how she is timing multiple cameras to go off at the exact same time.

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  • Steve Fernandes

    Here you go Jeff:

    Get a laptop (prefably pc)
    Mostly done with Canons, but apparently Nikon has some software too. Use manufacturer utility and sync all cameras to PC clock.
    Set all cameras to same channel and frequency and to fire off an assigned trigger.

    Place camera’s and fire.

    Source: http://www.sportsshooter.com/message_display.html?tid=26226

    Just a brief search.. but this type of photography interest me, cause it requires lots of technology :D.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    brilliant – cheers steve!

  • http://google.com/zsxdg sandrar

    Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. :) Cheers! Sandra. R.

01.12.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Elly Liyana Ruslan


Drawings by Thailand-based Singaporean artist Elly Liyana Ruslan, found via our November Reader Submissions. More images below.

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01.12.15 by Staff

Music Video: HVOB “The Anxiety to Please”


Part music video, part art installation, the tracks off HVOB’s latest album are something of a dialogue (or rather a “trialogue”) with Austrian artists Clemens Wolf and lichterloh. Each collaboration operates as a self-contained piece (installation, music, and video), highlighting different materials and their mesmerizing transformations. Check out the captivating experimentations for “The Anxiety to Please” off the album Trialog below!

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01.12.15 by Staff

Beautiful 1,400 Year-Old Gingko Tree


A 1,400 year-old ginkgo tree at the Gu Guanyin Buddhist Temple in China is shedding its leaves again! More unreal photos of this naturally occurring event below!

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01.12.15 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: December


Thanks to every single one of you who submitted work to the November Reader Submissions post, it’s really cool to see all the talent in this community!

For those of you who are new, these posts are the best way to submit your work to be considered for a post on Booooooom. Up-voting work you like and leaving the positive comments to each other helps me see what work you like really pumps people up. I encourage you to do both! These posts get a lot of traffic so even if your work is not a fit for Booooooom it still gets seen by many (and definitely sends traffic to your own websites).

Please share your work here this month by leaving a comment below. The commenting system allows images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.


Submission guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.




01.12.15 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Caiti Borruso


A selection of photos from “Whale Creek is Flooding” a series by photographer Caiti Borruso, found via our November Reader Submissions. More images below.

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