26.01.12 by Jeff

Matt Leines (in Yokohama)

Artist Matt Leines in Japan
A couple years ago I ran into Matt Leines in Japan and I snapped this photo of him snapping a photo of some happy kids! The other day he sent me this photo out of the blue:

Artist Matt Leines in Japan
You can see his flash going off in my photo so we actually captured the same exact second! For some reason this I find this totally satisfying.

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

  • emil

    This could have been the solution to an episode of CSI!
    “We only need to see what’s to the left of the kids and we’ll catch the terrorist/murderer/camera man!”

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada


  • Shaun

    I’ve done this same thing in an aquarium in Las Vegas! It looked super awesome! Unfortunately I don’t have the other photographer’s image.

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    Yup, same thing happened to me too:


    always cool to see!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    its cool when it happens its like a little serendipity

  • lapetitefaon

    ha I love this/the ones people shared