08.09.08 by Jeff

Thomas Prior

I came across some amazing little moments captured by photographer Thomas Prior and happily discovered he also has a blog… so now I pop over there… way too much.

His work: ThomasPrior.com

His blog: The Curving Hip, The Soothing Shade













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



  • jennilee

    gold.

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

    yea how did no one else react to this stuff? haha the guy peeing and the hotel fire would make a great diptych

  • http://www.jolinphoto.com Jolin

    haha i missed this post! HAHAH man that would be dope if he put the two together.. or the guy smiling at the 2nd building with smoke at the top!! lol. kind of evil…

  • Clif

    that guy peeing is every road trip I’ve ever taken

  • http://www.killhype.com KILLHYPE

    Beautiful! Linked to from KILLHYPE… nice! -B

  • http://nathanveldhoen.com Nathan Veldhoen

    First image is awesome.

  • Kevin Carmichael

    excellent shots!

  • http://tomthinks.co.uk/ tom forde

    i forgot this is where i first saw tom prior’s blog, i’ve checked it every week since.





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Colourful Layered Ceramics by Korean Artist Jongjin Park

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Currently working on his PhD in ceramics at Kookmin University in Seoul, Jongjin Park creates a curiously teetering and layered look in this ongoing series of colourful ceramics. See more images from “Artistic Stratum” below.

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29.05.16 by Staff

“NGURAALAMI” by Artist Otis Hope Carey

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27.05.16 by Jeff

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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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