13.03.09 by Jeff

Thank you, Field Notes!

Yesssssss! Another nice package showed up at my door, this time goodies from Field Notes (a DDC/Coudal product). Now let me start off by saying, I am a fairly early adapter in terms of new technologies and gadgets. I twitter from my Blackberry, and I’ve even updated my Facebook status using my Wii (just once, because I could). But there is no better feeling than jotting down ideas in a good old notebook with your favourite pen or pencil. I love it. Field Notes sent me over a stack of little notebooks. Beautifully simple packaging. Blank, lined, graph paper, several styles. Pencils, rubber bands, even a calendar. Thanks you guys, they will be put to good use!

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

coudal field notes notebook sketchbook idea

Love their motto: “I’m not writing it down to remember it later, I’m writing it down to remember it now.”

Get them here: http://fieldnotesbrand.com/

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

  • http://www.corygibbons.com/blog/ Cory Gibbons

    i think its just about time for another O in BOOOOOOOM… thank you section..

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

    haha if it keeps up I just might have to

  • http://www.wyendrys.com wesley yendrys

    Awesome! I LOVE note books and pens and stuff. I get excited anytime there’s a new addition to my collection.

    Lucky you on the free stuff!
    Keep up the good work!
    next milestone: 1OOOOOOOO views in 30 days.

  • http://sradnidge.com sr

    damn man, you have the best hook ups!

  • http://www.will-bryant.com Will Bryant

    draplin is a beast! jim is brilliant!
    i love me some Field Notes.
    you keep raking in the goodies

  • Kyle

    these are so pimp… me to a t.

  • Charles

    I find it remarkable that you receive such exciting gifts, it gives a gentleman ideas. I just recently found your very nice site and I’ve been going back over past entries and besides the above I saw the sunglasses recently and the Hush Puppies shoes not too long ago. It really makes me consider starting my own similar website in the hopes that I myself might one day receive such benefits. It would be too hard though, I figure after further thought. I have a different type of website already and that only requires a monthly update and yet still I find difficult there, so keeping on top of a site such as yours is near unimaginable.

    Anyway, to cut all my thoughts short here: your site is really great, you’re surely deserving of the gifts for all your hard work, and these Field Notes items are very nice looking, particularly the calendar.

  • http://www.jolinras.com Jolin

    oh snap, these really neat. hmm i might have to look into it.. reminds me i got to go pick up some new note books loosing space in paper…

  • http://www.shapesofsweetness.com Corey Thompson

    Congrats on more free shiz!

  • http://photong.org hudson

    Field notes would be great if they weren’t graph paper.

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

    ^ they’re not all graph paper – they come in blank sheets, lined, or graph

27.11.15 by Jeff

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Watch the video below!

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Images move in waves of fragmentation in this video for coquettish-electrodoompop duo Sissi Rada by schnellebuntebilder (a.k.a. Sebastian Huber, Robert Pohle and Johannes Timpernagel). Watch “Sunday” below!

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Photographer Spotlight: John MacLean


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Video of the Day: “The Art of the Gag”


In the latest instalment of the brilliant series Every Frame a Painting (click here for previous instalments), Tony Zhou explains The Art of the Gag by the original master of visual comedy, Buster Keaton. With traces of his work in everything from the shots of Wes Anderson, the physicality of Jackie Chan, and the body language of Bill Murray, you’ve seen Buster Keaton even if you think you haven’t. So how did he do it and why is he so influential? Watch (and learn) below!

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