10.11.10 by Jeff

Casteller

“Casteller” by photographer Mike Randolph. In the city of Tarragona, Spain, castellers gather every two years to see who can build the highest, most intricate human castles. This is so intense!

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Watch the incredible video below!


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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

    better get the stretchers!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    be sure to jump over to Mike Randolph’s site – his photos are beautiful

  • http://www.myangelone.de angelone

    Incredible.
    But looks somehow dangerous.
    On the other hand, it’s spain!
    They have bull fighing and the bull race in Pamplona :)

  • Marga

    Castells is a tradition from Catalunya, any animal is killed… it’s beautiful, bull fighting is a shame.

  • gale

    Catalunya, is not Spain

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      Tarragona is a city in the south of Catalonia in the north-east of Spain

      • http://www.masmuf.com Masmuf

        Yes, but Catalonia is a country with a culture and a tongue own. This is important for us.Bull fighting is a shame. Thanks Jeff.

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  • http://betweenblackandwhite.tumblr.com/ drvokestena

    soooooooo goooooooooood!!!!!!!!!

    where else than in Spain hehehe

    GREAT!!!

  • http://www.alberu.com alberu

    Castellers is a tradition from the catalan community, Catalunya derives from the term “Land of Castles” having evolved from the term castlà, the ruler of a castle. This has deep roots!!





03.05.16 by Jeff

Shit Robot – “Lose Control” Directed by Kevin McGloughlin

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One of my favourite videos so far this year! Kevin McGloughlin directs this mesmerizing visual for Shit Robot’s “Lose Control” featuring Nancy Whang. Stellar editing here – a perfect fit for the track. I’d love to know how some of these effects were achieved. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.

03.05.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: May

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Here is this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. The comments and upvotes do not go unnoticed! Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio!

The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the Disqus commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT

03.05.16 by Jeff

Reader Submission: Robert Steven Connett

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A selection of paintings from artist Robert Steven Connett, who sent in his work through our April Reader Submissions post. More images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

Hangers by Lane Walkup

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Love these hangers by Portland-based Lane Walkup. More images below.

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02.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Nathalie Du Pasquier

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A selection of paintings by Milan-based French artist Nathalie Du Pasquier. More images below.

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