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.





02.12.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Dayoung Cho

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Drawings by illustrator Dayoung Cho. More images below.

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02.12.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: December

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Here’s 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. If you’re going to share your work please take an extra second to leave a nice comment on someone else’s work!

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 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.

 

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Artist Spotlight: Roby Dwi Antono

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A selection of surreal work by artist Roby Dwi Antono, based in Yoyakarta, Indonesia. Would love to see more work from this part of the world. Wow. If you know of others please send recommendations! More images below.

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Photographer Spotlight: Fred Lahache

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A selection of recent work by Paris-based photographer Fred Lahache (click here for previous post). More images below!

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Artist Spotlight: Sarah Awad

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A selection of paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Sarah Awad (click here for previous post). More images below.

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