29.04.10 by Jeff

Small Victories / Update

I could use a letter opener machete right about now.

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



  • Damn. What a response! How many submissions do you think you have received?

    *Full disclosure : I submitted

    • i have no idea but my living room looks like Scrooge McDuck’s moneybin.

  • yanti

    mine will be delivered 5-7 days. they are in the air now :)

  • damn, its looking like there is some stiff competition for this one!

  • Catherine

    but you gotta admit, its fun opening them right?
    i recently curated an art show and coming home to a package everyday was like christmas, even though the art didnt belong to me haha

  • jaz

    can’t wait!

  • Damn, what photo was in the letter you mentioned on twitter? What amazing photo??

  • tanya (iliveinoctober)

    jeff, i hope you’ve recieve a letter from me.
    this photoshow will be huge

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  • Great I was a bit worried if mine would make it in time but think I can see it nestling at the bottom there.

    Looking forward to seeing this show.

  • Hooray! I see mine… Glad it made it through the Icelandic volcano ash.

  • sorted through the pile and made your selections yet?

    • still working on it, there was about 35 more envelopes that showed up today and yesterday. your photo is great

      • cheers and good luck. i bet you’ll be getting small victories packages for the next couple of months

      • that would be kinda cool

  • alexandraloftus

    yay – mine made it…. this is going to be good.

  • Allie

    How do we know if ours made it/is selected? I’m anxious!





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Massachusetts-based photographer Daniel Ranalli has spent more than 20 years on his “Snail Drawings,” a series which consists of one image of neatly configured snails and a second image of the unique patterns made when the snails were left to their own devices.

While a simple enough concept, Ranalli sees the project as a reflection of the inherent randomness of life and our inability to control the results or elements of a situation no matter how hard we might try! See more of Ranalli’s work below or on display at Classic Photographs Los Angeles January 21-22.

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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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