15.10.08 by Jeff

Thobias Faldt

Some mysterious photography by Sweden-based Thobias Faldt. I read an interview with him where he talked about not wanting to look at a photo immediately after shooting it. The strong feelings of taking the photo then become attached to it, and he feels they can only become “pictures” when those feelings aren’t associated.

I love this last diptych called Alternative Universe. It’s hard to tell at this size but the thing on the left is a cracked piece of ice.

http://www.thobias.se













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



  • jennilee

    my favorite photographer at the moment.
    glad you profiled him.

  • yea his stuff is AWESOME. that piece of ice is hilarious

  • i saw that 1st image on Flickr a little while ago. insane. that chicks going to eat shit!

  • these are so strange, and so intriguing

  • WOW! Pretty amazing! I so wish I had skills with a camera… :(

  • wonderful, amazing and surreal! great body of work.

  • Whooaaah that first one is a big ass jump!

  • Jessie Cacciola

    woah, awesome work.

  • Roam

    Wow I’d tap that first girl

  • Roam

    but it’s definitely fake. her hair would be all over the place at a jump off that… and it’s sitting on her shoulders. BS!

  • Superfantastic!

  • Oh my!

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26.05.17 by Staff

“Light Barrier” by Artists Kimchi and Chips


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26.05.17 by Jeff

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26.05.17 by Jeff

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New St. and Newark St., Newark, 2015

 

Photographer Camilo José Vergara has committed more than four decades of his life to his photographic archive project “Tracking Time”. Year after year he has returned to poor, minority communities around the United States to re-photograph them from the same vantage points. In 2013, Vergara was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama, and was the first photographer ever to receive this honour.

See more images of his incredible project below.

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