19.04.11 by Jeff


Photos by Swampy.

artist photographer swampy

artist photographer swampy

artist photographer swampy

artist photographer swampy

artist photographer swampy

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

  • http://heyitsalexp.com heyitsAlexP

    These photos capture some idea of America that I’ve always wanted to experience but never have.

  • http://ejsullivan.net emily

    love it. that first photo is in my hometown.

  • adam


  • http://www.emma-butler.com Emma

    Amazing set – love the bottle one.

  • http://www.shaunkardinal.com shaun kardinal

    one of my favorite dudes to follow on flickr. in the words of kurt vile, “Ridin on the freak train, train train train! Well there’s a whole new story there!”

  • thefutureisamyth

    what town/state is that bridge in?

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      richmond, virginia

  • http://mcacoinc.com Mark

    Swampy is awesome – and he shoots with a Pentacon 6!

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/supersoaker/ BL▲CK M▲TH

    the best of the best

  • http://www.behance.net/CodyAchter Cody Achter

    this dudes stuff is the sause!

  • m.clegg

    RVA baby. I’ve swung on the rope so many times.

  • http://www.photographydigital.info/ puji

    Amazing, photos no 1. gentle man…

  • http://haroldhollingsworth.blogspot.com/ harold hollingsworth

    really wonderful work and photos!

  • lapetitefaon


  • http://laurenoneilldesign.com lauren o’neill

    that first photo stopped me dead in my tracks. love those summer days at belle isle!

  • sam

    does anyone know where his flickr went?
    flickr.com/toothpaw seems to have disappeared…

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      yea i noticed that a month or so ago – not sure what happened

  • adam

    guess he’s left the public eye.. his site is down too. bummer

  • adam

    upon further googling, someone posted a link to this- http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/video?id=8367018

    can anyone verify that was swampy?!

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#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


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Watch the video below!

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