07.05.12 by Jeff

How to use an Afghan box camera

How to use an Afghan box camera
I love the ingenius way Qalam Nabi focuses this camera and his little eye hole for watching the image develop. This video also gets bonus points for having an intermission.

Watch the video below!

via: vimeo staff picks













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



  • The country of my parents… war torn & destroyed, yet this video brings a smile to my face. No matter how rough the situation, creation never dies. BEAUTIFUL. Thanks for sharing Jeff.

  • Alistair Pett

    intermission music by anonymous? bit odd

  • Christopher Clark

    How did he make two negatives at once?
     

    • Kevin

       he needed a double negative to get a positive?





24.03.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Telmo Miel

Another batch of murals by artist duo Telmo Pieper and Miel Krutzmann (aka Telmo Miel), including “Hit the Lights,” a collaboration with Spanish artist Sebas Velasco (organized by Sober Collective) in The Netherlands as well as their piece with Evoca in Honolulu. Images below.

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24.03.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Anna Madia

Paintings by artist Anna Madia, from France. Click here for previous posts. More images below.

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24.03.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Louis Fratino

A selection of paintings by artist Louis Fratino. See more images below. Read More

23.03.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Fintan Magee

Another batch of murals by Australian artist Fintan Magee (previously featured here). More images below.

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23.03.17 by Jeff

Giveaway: QWSTION Weekender Bag

Switzerland-based QWSTION have teamed up with fashion designer Julian Zigerli to produce a special version of their Weekender bag and they sent us one. The iridescent surface displays an array of colours when light shines directly at it. Note: We shot the image above with a flash, and the colours have not been manipulated. Have a look below to see what the bag looks like with the lights on.

There’s also a second set of straps so the bag can be worn over the shoulder or as a backpack. We have one of these special bags to give away to our readers so if you wanna snag it, leave a comment below and tell us the first place you’ll travel with it.

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