23.01.12 by Jeff

Biggest Teahupoo Ever

BIGGEST TEAHUPOO EVER Billabong Pro surf video by Chris Bryan
This is insane. Watch the video below!

“This day at Teahupoo- Aug 27th 2011 during the Billabong Pro waiting period is what many are calling the biggest and gnarliest Teahupoo ever ridden. Chris Bryan was fortunate enough to be there working for Billabong on a day that will go down in the history of big wave surfing. The French Navy labeled this day a double code red prohibiting and threatening to arrest anyone that entered the water.”

All images where shot by Chris Bryan using the Phantom HD Gold camera. To see more of Chris’ work check out his website.

chrisbryanfilms.com

I found some news footage to put it in perspective (wait for the guy to get thrown right out of the water at the end of the clip):













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



  • http://artfumes.com RATHUR

    The video is beautiful, but that dude is out of his mind.

  • żet1

    love boooooooooom for thinks like this

  • żet1

    insane

  • http://www.mobilemakeup.ca Denise

    SICK VIDEO! thanks for sharing this gem! seriously the weight of the entire ocean looked like it fell in on those surfers.

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      ya i hold my breath every time i see them fall dropping down the face of the wave

      • steven

        same here jeff. I wonder how many seconds they are under these spiraling waves.

  • http://www.strictlypaper.com Jasmine

    holy shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit! so crazy and so beautiful…

  • Carolyn

    Absolutely stunning video, and the background music is lovely too. Anyone know the name of the song per chance?

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      Lower Your Eyelids to Die with the Sun – M83

      • Carolyn

        THANK YOU :)

      • steven

        m83 is so distinct. good stuff. I’ve only hopped on since the “hurry up, we’re dreaming” bandwagon. He creates an epic soundscape, that’s for sure.

  • Charlie Dolman
  • http://www.facebook.com/dave.chandler3 Dave Chandler

    the surfers are trying their best to penetrate the water as they fall but it looks like they are skipping. way too much speed. 

  • Bob Benson

    The surfers were literally sliding sideways as the front of the wave was moving up as fast as they were coming down the wave. in some cosmic balance between the acceleration of gravity of the surfer and the rip of the water racing up the front of the wave . . . Mind blowing . .





03.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Andrea Kowch

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Selection of paintings by artist Andrea Kowch. More images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

OURO Collective Presents “PACE” and “Kaleido”

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Heads up for anyone in the Vancouver area, our friends OURO Collective are presenting their new show featuring two works “PACE” (choreographed by OURO) and “Kaleido” (choreographed by Tentacle Tribe). Their work combines street and contemporary dance in a really unique way, and I’m excited to see this show. I’ve shot a couple of their rehearsals and have been planning a project with them in the future!

This is an event for anybody (all ages), and I especially recommend it if you’re a creative person – seeing a lot more dance shows in the past couple years has really inspired the things I’m working on in unexpected ways.

There are 3 evening shows May 5th-7th @ 7:30pm, and 1 matinee show May 8th @ 1:30pm. Advance tickets are available online here.

FYI tickets are slightly cheaper online vs at the door, and their previous show sold out and people were turned away at the door. The show has been kindly sponsored by Converse, with on-going support from Craft Academy SalonSpotlight Dance Centre and Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts.

 

03.05.16 by Jeff

Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset

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A selection of clever photo manipulations by photographer/architect Laurent Rosset, another artist experimenting with the illusion of landscapes which seem to fold back on themselves. You may recall Aydin Büyüktas’ work “Flatland” utilized a drone to create a very similar effect.

More of Rosset’s images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

Shit Robot – “Lose Control” Directed by Kevin McGloughlin

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One of my favourite videos so far this year! Kevin McGloughlin directs this mesmerizing visual for Shit Robot’s “Lose Control” featuring Nancy Whang. Stellar editing here – a perfect fit for the track. I’d love to know how some of these effects were achieved. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.

03.05.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: May

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Here is 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. The comments and upvotes do not go unnoticed! 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 Disqus 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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