12.05.10 by Jeff

Small Victories / Update

I can’t believe I’m leaving for Hong Kong in less than a week! On May 20th Above Second gallery will host the first-ever exhibition of photos submitted to our Small Victories project. If you live in the area, you can RSVP the Facebook Event!

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Take a peek at a few of the photos below!

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Olli Vainamo

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Paulius Ka

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Talena Sanders

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Erin Nicole Johnson

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

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    ps – yes, i have been scanning in all the photos by hand.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/johannwatzke/ JW

    Hey Jeff !

    How do I know if I’ve been selected to appear in the Gallery ? Will you send an e-mail to each who has a photo in the exhibition ?

    Good luck scanning everything !


    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      im taking a stack of about 150 photos with me and it will be determined by the size of the space. there will be a full post after the show of all the work and contributors!

  • http://www.fabulousrice.com Fabrice


    Same question as JW, how do I know if I’ve been selected or not?
    Congratulations on the project, I hope to be updated on it soon!


  • http://www.ollivainamo.com Olli Vainamo

    This show is going to be great!

    However, my photo credit here is incorrect: I took the first shot (of the man in his shack / office), and not the second shot.

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      yea sorry Olli, i noticed that i flipped the first two names and corrected it!

  • Margot

    this makes me smile.

  • http://www.gaurav.com.np Gaurav Dhwaj Khadka

    Same question as JW, congratulations for the project, I am just happy that my mails reach on time, it does not matter that my photographs are chosen or not.

    All the best from Kathmandu, Nepal.

    Gaurav Dhwaj Khadka

  • http://www.kenlamug.com/ Ken L

    I love the images submitted so far. Great selection and very talented photographers obviously on this site :)


    yeah! glad to know I got in, thanks! wish I could go to the show in person

  • http://songshuthephotographer.blogspot.com E

    I really wish I had been quick enough and sent one of mine in. But nevertheless – the photos so far look great! Hope you have a good time in Hong Kong!

  • christina

    love these so far!
    cant wait to see the rest!

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada


  • http://www.greenhomeblogger.com Andrea

    Lovely!I love it.

  • http://flickr.com/inkteract rusty shackleford

    hi jeff!

    well first i wanted to ask if you received my pics? they have this email address in the back.

    and second, the same question of all the other guys :)

    good luck in hong kong


    Will there be a list of artists included in the show posted somewhere?


  • http://jhalabeans.blogspot.com/ Jhala Beans

    AMAZING photos!!! So great ur spreading the love in HK. Sooooooon Booooooom will take over the world (if it already hasn’t)!!

  • Crystal Marie

    Too bad I didn’t get to send some of my photos,bu-ut
    I bet that show will be aaamazing!
    I have to admit I espacially loved the first photo! Have fun in Hong Kong!

  • http://therewasrain.com cory gibbons

    have fun in hong kong buddy, and best of luck with the show.
    i’m confident it will be amazing.

  • http://likeachildcarriedawaybygoblins.blogspot.com nikki segovia

    when will the submissions be posted onto the site?

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