06.10.08 by Jeff

Aaron Hobson

Aaron Hobson shoots what he calls “cinemascapes” – 4 or 5 sequential vertical images stitched together. He is the main subject in every photo, so in that sense you are looking at a series of self-portraits but the amount of detail in his compositions (and the widescreen dimensions) make them feel like still frames extracted from a larger film.


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

  • mitch

    great idea, and shit,
    that abandoned house shot is amazing.

  • http://phree-drugs.blogspot.com/ esoter1c

    I hear the word epic thrown around so much these days for everything from cheeseburgers to chicks asses. Epic should be used only when shit really is epic, like these shots. Since the good use of epic has been sullied on cheeseburger butts I’m officially using intense in its place. Therefore, these shots are INTENSE !1!!!! XD (End Rant)

  • http://www.jolinphoto.com Jolin

    this is really sick.. Kind of another version or well style to Jeff Wall to me anyways. His work is totally “EPIC” ( haha ^ ) for sure! “peg’s leg” is my favorite .. located in the “even darker ” section on his site..

  • http://www.shotsringout.com Brian

    I really like ‘Steel Town’ and ‘A Valley Lake’ in the darker series. His stuff is very inspirational and emotive.

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

    yea that Steel Town one is awesome. i dont think the idea of stitching vertical photos together is anything mind blowing but his lighting and compositions are rad

  • http://www.jolinphoto.com Jolin


  • http://photo.busdraghi.net Fabiano Busdraghi

    I like a lot Aaron Hobson photos, thank you for sharing!
    He recently wrote a nice article about his work that has been published on Camera Obscura blog/magazine, if you want to have a look it is here:
    Aaron Hobson article
    All the best

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Beautifully combined images in this series by Los Angeles-based artist j.frede. Made with seemingly banal landscape photographs purchased at flea markets and arranged into a single scene, these collages effectively merge different times and places together, creating entirely new landscapes. The gorgeous framing is really makes this simple idea quite striking. More images from Fiction Landscapes below.

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Video of the Day: Soupcans “Siamese Brutality”


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#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


#SHOOTITYOURSELF, a new video series by #TheCreatorClass and Canon, features some of Instagram’s most popular photographers sharing some insights into how they create their signature images. In this episode, Dylan Furst (@fursty) explores some of the beautiful trails in Vancouver’s backyard.

Watch the video below!

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