01.06.09 by Jeff

Fly little kite fly!

My friend Shinead didn’t believe my $2 kite (from the greatest store EVER a.k.a. Daiso) would fly so we took it to Kitsilano to test it. I brought my little Golden Half camera to document the triumph/failure. As you can see, it flew magnificently a.k.a. Shinead is an idiot.

kite $2 daiso golden half camera vancouver blog
kite $2 daiso golden half camera vancouver blog

kite $2 daiso golden half camera vancouver blog

kite $2 daiso golden half camera vancouver blog

kite $2 daiso golden half camera vancouver blog

kite $2 daiso golden half camera vancouver blog













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



  • I was happy to find that London Drugs could in fact process my halfy film and print it split onto 4×6’s

  • Shinead

    And whooo was flying the kite magnificently??

    • but who was able to make the kite “dive-bomb the ground like a bird attacking”…

  • V.

    yes!! I’ve been longing to see some shots from the Golden Half. And any professional kite flyer should know $2 pharmacy kites are the best kites to fly!!

    • this is true!! and i know because i am a professional!

      i dont know why some of the prints have a huge black line and some are skinny but i like how unpredictable it is

  • I’m so getting a Golden Half now.

  • Jerry

    My flat will probably collapse if I take out all those what-nots from Daiso.

    • dude tell me about it! haha i always go in there hoping to only buy one thing – last time i was there i spent $16

  • Molly

    The third photo is such a great image!

    • thanks molly yea i think its my favourite too

  • YES DAISO!!! THAT PLACE IS THE BEST

  • Hi!I also have a lovely golden half!
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/thecarol/sets/72157614784981648/

    Love your works a lot~the lighting, groove, and fresh colors are great!

    • great photos Carol!!! i can’t wait to experiment with different films in it

  • nice … camera looks nice; now to figure out some japanese to order one :P

  • emily

    in the story of a kite a photo of a tree is rather ominous
    -did it end the way it looks?
    (i hope not)

    • haha i didn’t think about that – the kite did not get near any of the trees!

  • these photos are cool !!

    hmm reminds me of how long its been since I flew a kite…

  • emily

    we all need to fly a lot more kites

  • these are really fun! -tys





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

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23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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