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





20.01.17 by Staff

Book Giveaway: Cut That Out

Creative duo Ryan Doyle and Mark Edwards (aka DR.ME) have come out with a new book celebrating contemporary collage in the field of graphic design! Published by Thomas and Hudson, Cut That Out offers a curated collection of collage work from leading designers and studios from 15 different countries. See more images below or get yourself a copy in stores/online.

We also have a copy to give away to one of you guys! We wanna know what your current favourite art book is? Let us know by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post. We’ll pick a winner two weeks from today (open to all readers based in North America and Europe).

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GIRLSCHOOL x Society6

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Musician Anna Bulbrook (The Bulls, Airborne Toxic Event, and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros) recently launched GIRLSCHOOL, a Los Angeles-based music festival and collective that celebrates female voices. A portion of proceeds from each event go to a girl-positive organization, and this year’s festival (Jan 27-29) will support Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls LA, a 501c3 social justice organization using loud music to nurture self-esteem and self-expression in young girls.

Society6 has joined forces with GIRLSCHOOL to pair up musicians and artists to create visuals inspired by the music, to be displayed at the event. See a few more of the collaborations below!

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Photographer Spotlight: Gabriela Herman

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Photos by Brooklyn-based photographer Gabriela Herman (click here for previous post). More images below.

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