04.11.11 by Jeff

Murmuration

A collection of starlings is called a murmuration. This one was captured by Liberty Smith and Sophie Windsor. Incredible.

Murmuration on the River Shannon in Ireland

Watch the video below!


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



  • made me cry

    • its overwhelming! nature is so beautiful! i can watch these kinds of videos all day and still find them amazing

      • Rain

        Yet so many believe that it simply just came about despite how much it amazes and pleases us.

  • WOAH!

  • laura

    I almost cried as well, these are one of the most amazing occurrences in nature

  • Ben Y

    Shivers all around my body. Just wow.

  • It’s just a Wow!

  • Harriet

    i got goosebumps all over me!! amazing!

  • That’s amazing, glad they weren’t bees! : )

  • im in shock

  • Lucas

    The nosie that the birds make is much interesting than the fuking music.

    THX for the video…

  • ADE

    Anyone know the song? really fitting

    • believe the comments on vimeo tell you the song

      • ADE

        thanks!

  • Amazing! i guess the video is better coz of the overcast weather, i think had the whether been little bright, the still would have simple looked even better.. what do you think?

  • wow its nice

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  • Patricia

    This is fantastic, thanks so much. I could do without the music. I mean, could we observe nature as it is, without ascribing any quality, in this case sound? Thanks again. Best wishes.

    • Ya i feel the same way i wish it was just the sounds of the lake

  • Teshka

    I have seen a few murmurations and this is brilliant. Must have been a really special moment.





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

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23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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