15.08.08 by Jeff

David Potes

I touched base with photographer David Potes this week. Dave and his brother Ray are the guys behind Hamburger Eyes, everybody’s favourite black & white street photo zine. Hamburger Eyes and FecalFace were huge inspirations for me in starting this site, so it was really cool to connect with him.

I also recently saw his brother Ray featured on FecalFace demonstrating how to print black & white film and that got me stoked. I mean, that’s what it’s about! Sharing knowledge! Teaching people! Getting everyone excited to make stuff! Enough of this elitism in the art community – its so tired. Okay, end of rant.

I snagged these great images from Dave’s portfolio – make sure you jump over to there to see a lot more, and be sure to check out Hamburger Eyes and try to not be excited about photography (impossible).

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

  • I’m always excited about photography. I need a photography buddy in the Dallas area. Anybody??

  • ill have to road trip out there at some point then we can take some photos!

  • Yeah definitely, head on down.. I’ll have to head up to Vancouver too, because it looks beautiful there. Definitely better looking than Dallas!

  • Doug

    hamburger eyes is really, really dope. I picked up the book last week and was inspired to dust off my F4.

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