06.01.10 by Jeff

John Divola

Photos by John Divola.

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



  • Tad McKinley

    Wow, these are great.

    • I am fortunate enough to own a Divola print from one of his desert dusk series. The light is essentially monochromatic with two intense rectangles of light coming from the windows of a small shack. If you can find the series, take a look – they are wonderful. Also, take a look at my work if you get the chance – it’s always good to get feedback.

  • lapetitefaon

    I think these might be my favorite set of photos EVER on Boooooom (?!!!) One and three are absolutely amazing. The third is so beautiful!!!! Must. e-mail. photographer. buy. prints!!!

  • I love the locations of these abandoned houses more than anything.

  • Erin

    Amazing. I love the intermingling of destruction and natural beauty.

  • really nice!

  • allison

    so interesting! i love the harshflash-on-the-inside-softsunset-on-the-outside look. not something i have really seen in a lot of photos. very cool.

  • Pamela

    Love them!

  • bridget

    so incredible. Its interesting but these have affected me more then anything Ive seen on booooooom for a while

    • i know how you feel. i keep coming back to these photos.

  • ian

    i saw this guy speak last year in rochester, funny guy, amazing photographer

  • c

    these made me breathe funny. i’m going through his archives. thank you jeff.

  • Kevin Carmichael

    great pictures man, destruction leads to the creation of amazing pictures!

  • Megan

    i really love these photos, one of my new favorite sets. the subjects contradict each other making it really interesting..

  • wow. 1000 words for sure.

  • yeahhhh!

  • wow. just wow.

  • cool work, i like it so much

  • Bought one of your pics from the Isolated Houses series some years back. Love the range of your work and thinking. Been an admirer of the work for a long time.

  • Kathy

    Are these pictures for insurance claims? I’ve seen loads like of these while processing claims.

    • Pete Massingham

      Hopefully a joke! If not, you are either a very sad or uncompromising individual!

  • Kate

    Does anyone know where these photos were taken?





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