10.08.09 by Jeff

Konica Big Mini

FINALLY! I can’t wait to start shooting with this little guy.

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



  • For someone who doesn’t know a lot about cameras (as in me!) What makes this one stand out from the rest?

    • its got a crispy little lens that takes gorgeous photos and is one of those point and shoots that has a cult following especially in japan – much like the yashica.

  • charles law

    hey what camera would you actually recommend as an awesome point and shoot.

  • digital or film?

    • charles

      digital

    • Zook

      the g10 is amazing
      i got it
      and went to europe and got some amazing shots
      http://zookthekook.shutterfly.com/
      i also recently got an after market fish eye for 99 bucks
      check my site for pics
      hope this helps!

  • Anja

    any example-photos of this camera? i’d like to see

  • Upload your tests shots when you have some!
    Does it have a nice flash?

  • Chih-Han Hsu

    i have one too, hiromix was know to shoot with this for her earlier work! http://unsignedworks.blogspot.com/2009/07/i-like-hiromix.html

  • Glow

    i’m the proud owner of a g10, is the bst thing that has ever happned to me.
    I’m in love with that bitch

  • BALLIN JEFF. Nice toy. Don’t be shy I wanna see some of your skills with this bad boy in the up-coming posts!

  • Beautiful little shooter!

  • OMG!
    i want this!!!

  • Sebastian Hurmerints

    Panasonic LX3! Waiting for LX4/LX5.

  • I use exactly the same Big Mini model ;)
    ..and I really like this little beauty.

  • ekc

    i love that camera… not as good as our yashica, but still awesome

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/allelbows/3755581419/sizes/l/

  • Most of my recent photos were taken with a g10. i love it.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthewmcdonald/page1/

    also the majority of these are g10 shots

    http://dinealone.tumblr.com/

  • YIP

    Look interesting!

  • hey hello, just receive the camera. I bought ot from price minister. i just have some question. Is that normal if when the camera is on “off” i still have the screen light on and can change the flash ?
    tx !

    • yea mine is the same way, thought that was weird too

  • haha ok, just hope it will not eat all the battery in two days.

  • do you take off the battery when you finish to take pics ?

  • pickelweasel

    Ricoh GR Digital II / III – Awesome Point and Shoot camera !!

  • GT

    hey jeff, now that you’ve had a while with this camera, what’s the overall verdict? happy with it? any complaints? GT

    • its a bit slower than most point and shoots but great lens since i bought a contax t3 i haven’t been shooting with it much

  • hermosa!





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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