17.01.12 by Jeff

Laina Briedis

Photographer Laina Briedis photography
Photos by Laina Briedis.

Photographer Laina Briedis photography

Photographer Laina Briedis photography

Photographer Laina Briedis photography

Photographer Laina Briedis photography

Photographer Laina Briedis photography


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

  • http://shadowladders.blogspot.com mokasi

    that first picture threw me completely!! its like the girl is crouching next to a billboard or giant poster with a deer on it!! :)

  • http://christinemcgrath-art.com Christine

    I think the second, third and the last photo are really great. They really display an intense feeling of connection and purity. The colors are so bold and beautiful.

  • http://nathanveldhoen.com Nathan Veldhoen

    Some pretty powerful shots. Really enjoy the waterfall image.

  • vishal

    the last one probably the best photo so far this year.

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      ya its perfect

  • http://www.logoblog.org Nora Reed

    Wonderful photographs, these are pleasureful, it reminds me my vacations days 😀

  • http://onebreadcrumb.blogspot.com/ Ashraf

    Personal & beautiful. The type of work I would love to have hanged on my walls.

  • http://www.lukasdesimone.com.ar Luke

    love the 2nd !

  • Lauma

    in love with the first one.
    actually, her surname means “deer” in Latvian, and she is definitely of that descent.

  • http://nailpolishnp.blogspot.com/ Lotte


    http://nailpolishnp.blogspot.com/ art – fashion – life

  • http://iamadroit.com Ariana

    beautiful collection. x

  • http://tohu-bohu.aminus3.com/ eric festinger

    I just discovered your “work” and I’m kinda amazed! There is so much strengh and peace and quietness and life in your shots, wow!
    And of course… the magic of film eh eh 😉

  • lapetitefaon

    umm, wow the last one is just incredible, but also love how whimsical the leaves in the hair are

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/thedreamingtree chelsea

    These are gorgeous.

  • Emily

    quite magical, but the last one really made me smile!

25.11.15 by Jeff

Free Learning of the Day: Skillshare Classes

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This is for all you aspiring photographers, illustrators, and type designers out there! We’ve teamed up with Skillshare to offer you 1 month of unlimited access to all their creative classes, for $0. Free. You can sign up here for a premium account: Booooooom + Skillshare 30-day extended trial.

I’ve been personally trying out some of their classes and I just blazed through this great class on designing a single letter: “One Drop Cap Letterform at a Time” by the amazing Jessica Hische (I’ll always refer to her as the one who did that fantastic Moonrise Kingdom type). She has so many useful tips in this, especially when she talks about properly using handlebars and plotting points in Illustrator.

From what I’ve seen so far these classes are a great way to brush up on something you may have learned a long time ago or a chance to learn something completely new. Full disclosure: Skillshare did not pay us to make this post, however if you sign up through this link it will support our site! Absolutely no pressure to do so – I still recommend their site as a worthwhile resource even if you don’t use our link!

25.11.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jon McNaught


Love this series of puddles by illustrator Jon McNaught. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Casey Gray


Paintings by artist Casey Gray, who lives and works in San Francisco. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Cleon Peterson


The violent, mesmerizing, and brutally honest work of artist Cleon Peterson. In some paintings demon-like characters are attacking people, in other paintings similar actions are being carried out by uniformed figures. What is perhaps most disturbing is the realisation that we are drawn to such darkness; titillating news headlines, and bloody movies. The violence is inside of us all. More images below.

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24.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Michael Dandley


Striking and thoughtful series of gouache and ink works by Newmarket, New Hampshire-based artist Michael Dandley. “Side Effects” is concerned with the disturbing and ultimately incompatible ways lands and oceans are changed to accommodate our modern conveniences. More images below!

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