07.06.10 by Jeff

Kayo Ume

Photos by Kayo Ume. I LOVE these.

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



  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    Thanks to Saki for introducing me to Ume’s work!

  • Mokasi

    Excellent!!! the cat under the net just made me look insane at work bursting into a fit of laughter!! :)

  • http://modalsoulphoto.com Ichiro

    @ Jeff lol Kayo is her firstname. Ume is her family name

    the lightleak owns! hahahaha
    flaming business man
    and super epic photostance in china 😛

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      ooh thanks ill fix it, all the japanese sites had it the other way around i forget that they do that

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  • http://www.killerkitty.ch/nomouse spot

    beautyfull. lots of white dogs in asia.. :-)

  • FAUSTER

    small victories in here, lots of them!!

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      yea exactly – i met a photographer named Saki in Tokyo and shared with her about the Small Victories show we had just done in Hong Kong and she immediately pointed me to Ume’s work

  • Spoony

    Amazing, i’m in love with these pictures, the best photo’s i’ve ever seen! The business man and the kid #10 says more than 1000 words could describe about japan. Kids can have fun and play around, but once they grow up they’re in the most stressfull and hard-working place they can be. The last one is so iconic as well, keeping to themselves while someone is sleeping on the floor of the metro/train. If you ever go to Japan you’ll notice how japanese people can sleep everywhere. Awesome find Jeff & Saki.

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      yes totally agreee the shot of the kid and the business man is an amazing capture and represents so much of the culture there

  • Taylor

    Its nice to see some humor injected into photography.
    Great documentation of how not so serious life can be sometimes.
    The power stance is epic in #4!

  • Erin

    I’ve been coming back to these photos periodically all day. Such a great post, especially for a Monday. :)

  • 1993Lee

    It is very interesting!!I like the first one.The boy is so cute!!

  • lapetitefaon

    YEP! These are some of my favorite photos ever on Booooooom! All so lovely!!!

  • http://www.alaryromain.com Romain A

    Love it!

  • RuFW

    A lot of funny elements and a little bit sadness

  • eva

    those are epic.

    simple & lovely….really great captures.

  • RIUS

    I love how he captures the madness and humour in the mundane. excellent stuff!

  • Gema

    tiene algo de terror combinado con comedia… muy talentoso 😀

  • Cammie

    hahaha hilarious!
    i love these, they truely capture the essence of asian culture, i’m not asian but living in Hong Kong i have seen/experienced almost all of this.





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