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.

  • http://www.vexiermeida.de Michael
  • http://www.davidjcubberly.com Dave

    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

01.12.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Victoria Siemer


I like this simple series of illuminated text by Brooklyn-based Victoria Siemer. More images below.

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30.11.15 by Jeff

Music Video: GTA “Red Lips feat. Sam Bruno (Skrillex Remix)”

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We’ve got a contender for music video of the year! Director Grant Singer takes a page out of the Nabil playbook in this surreal visual for Skrillex’s remix of GTA’s “Red Lips”. Fantastic set and costume design here; a terrific follow up to Skrillex and Singer’s “Burial” video, both of which feature the bone-breaking choreography and dancing of Brooklyn’s Adedamola Orisagbemi (better known as Ringmaster Nugget). You’ll wanna watch this one twice.

Watch the official video for “Red Lips” below.

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30.11.15 by Jeff

#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


#SHOOTITYOURSELF, a new video series by #TheCreatorClass and Canon, features talented visual storytellers sharing some insights into how they create their signature images. In this episode, former DJ, Maria Jose Govea (@thesupermaniak) photographs a dancer.

Watch the video below!

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30.11.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Esthera Preda


Works by Montreal-based illustrator Esthera Preda. More images below.

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30.11.15 by Staff

Amazing Collaborative Drawing Performance Between Human Artist and Robot Arm


“Drawing Operations” is an ongoing collaboration between New York-based artist Sougwen Chung and a robotic arm called Drawing Operations Unit: Generation 1, (D.O.U.G._1). Together the two draw in synchronized performance, with D.O.U.G. mimicking Chung’s movements in real time using a ceiling-mounted camera and computer vision. The arm was designed in collaboration with developer Yotam Mann.

Watch the beautiful video below!

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