06.09.11 by Jeff

Paul D’Amato

Photos by Paul D’Amato.

Photographer Paul DAmato

Photographer Paul DAmato

Photographer Paul DAmato

Photographer Paul DAmato

Photographer Paul DAmato

Photographer Paul DAmato













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



  • emma

    amazing, reminds me of philip lorca, vivian sassen and The Wire all at once. really great colours and lighting… bold and direct

  • http://www.flickr.com/carmigniani/ mono carmigniani

    i have that pillow!

  • adam

    fantastic use of both light and background. that’s some next-level portraiture shit!

  • Phil

    These are beautiful, rare talent indeed.

  • http://JenniferEdgerton.com Jen

    I LOVE these portrait/photo journalistic photos. Oh the stories behind each one.. they get me asking questions , lots of them, and that to me marks a FAB photo! I would love to know what city /area these were taken if possible. Thanks! Great work!!!

  • http://myeyeswontfocus.tumblr.com Jason Lukas

    JEN, These are from Paul’s series “We Shall” shot around the Cabrini-Green area of Chicago. Paul currently teaches at Columbia in Chicago. http://www.pauldamato.com/work/

  • Rivard

    Hey old man. Nice work. Shoot me an email.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/waronion/ SashaM

    Incredible work, fantastic rich lighting, superb play of contrasts (girl with a pillow, boy by the pool!!!!), more than the awesome composition balance and finally what a mood, maestro! What to say, handling street people on such level of concentration is beyond real.

  • lapetitefaon

    beautiful, normally I don’t love staged photos but these somehow still seem so natural, I don’t know, something about them





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Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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