11.12.08 by Jeff

Samantha Casolari

Some pretty amazing shots of Nevada by Samantha Casolari.

samantha casolari photography photographer

samantha casolari photography photographer

samantha casolari photography photographer

samantha casolari photography photographer

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

  • Jolin

    holy smokes shes amazing… these desert shots ARE WOW. LOVE the third shot.. she has quite the resume as well.

  • i love these shots, they look like part of some post-apocalyptic movie

  • …where everyone rides on bikes for some reason.

  • Ahh yes, Burning Man is a visual orgasm for any image-orientated folk. Like these, you’ll find so many extraordinary photos from the festival. Love it!

  • Jolin

    OH SNAP.. i didn’t even realize the burning man in that one pic.. it somewhat did look like the festival. i wouldnt mind checking it out one day – would be an interesting experience for sure.

  • Alle5

    WWWOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWW I want a bike to ride too! 🙂

  • I recognized the bike bridge from ’07 Burning Man right away.
    A fun festival, but one that does things on a local level as well. If your interested in the community, you should check out to see if you have a regional community in your area.


  • beutiful dusty shot

30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lotta Hannerz


A selection of paintings by artist Lotta Hannerz. More images below.

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30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Dominic Wilcox Creates Art Exhibition Specifically For Dogs


London-based artist and designer Dominic Wilcox (if you don’t know who he is you have to watch this) has come up with the ultimate contemporary art exhibition for dogs as part of an initiative to encourage people to play more with their pets.

Working in consultation with veterinary experts, installations include an open car window simulator and a 10 ft ball pit made to look like a dog bowl filled with dog food. Paintings by artists Claire Mallison, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Robert Nicol and Michelle Thompson hang low to the ground and specifically draw on colours within dogs’ visual spectrum.

Such a great idea! Check out more images and video of the exhibit below, including some of Wilcox’s preliminary sketches!

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30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!


Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 1st!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

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30.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alex Jenkins


A bunch of terrific work by London-based illustrator Alex Jenkins. More images below.

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29.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: David Jien


A selection of drawings by Los Angeles-based artist David Jien. More images below.

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