02.07.12 by Jeff

I Wish You Were Here Project

I Wish You Were Here Project
Tanya Houghton has started a beautiful art project for her mother Marianne, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer three years ago and was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor.

The idea is really simple: Send a postcard to Marianne from wherever you are. Tell her three of your favourite things about the place where you live. Put a stamp on it and send it. This is how Marianne will get to travel the world.

If you’d like to send Marianne a postcard jump over here.

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

  • http://www.itgoeslikethisblog.tumblr.com/ mackenzie

    oh, this is so so sweet.  

  • lepetitfaon

    what a thoughtful, touching idea, excited to participate 

  • Stephan Schwarz

    Oh I knew that horrible time so well, my mum passed away with 59 on that damned cancer! I’ll send a postcard and will share it!

27.11.15 by Jeff

#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


#SHOOTITYOURSELF, a new video series by #TheCreatorClass and Canon, features some of Instagram’s most popular photographers sharing some insights into how they create their signature images. In this episode, Dylan Furst (@fursty) explores some of the beautiful trails in Vancouver’s backyard.

Watch the video below!

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27.11.15 by Staff

Stop-Motion Animation of the Day: “They Crawl Amongst Us!”


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27.11.15 by Staff

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27.11.15 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: John MacLean


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27.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: “The Art of the Gag”


In the latest instalment of the brilliant series Every Frame a Painting (click here for previous instalments), Tony Zhou explains The Art of the Gag by the original master of visual comedy, Buster Keaton. With traces of his work in everything from the shots of Wes Anderson, the physicality of Jackie Chan, and the body language of Bill Murray, you’ve seen Buster Keaton even if you think you haven’t. So how did he do it and why is he so influential? Watch (and learn) below!

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