30.05.13 by Jeff

600 sunrises atop Mt. Fuji by Yu Yamauchi

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Every morning at dawn for 600 days, Yu Yamauchi took a picture from the same location, living in a hut near the summit of Mt. Fuji. See more from this amazing series below!

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

yu yamauchi mt fuji photography

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



  • Rebecca Tritschler

    Incredible how something can be so beautiful and diverse without any interference by humans. It just, is.

    • Julia Fjelddalen

      There is interference though, without the photographer these motives do not exist.

      • Rebecca Tritschler

        What I’m saying is that this beauty is naturally occurring, and sometimes us humans like to forget that there is more on this world than the things we created. That’s all!
        Although the photographs are beautiful, and I agree that that lies as much with the photographer as much as it does with what he is photographing.

      • Cristobal

        Mhm, yeah, but what Julia say is truth. The photography is a product, is created by man, you’re not experiencing the sunrises like a natural/real thing; you’re experiencing the beauty contained in the picture, in the product. (you can also say that inself, the product, has conteined the visual aspect of the beauty of the nature, but is just a insignificant part of it). Well, is my opinion.
        Saludos.

      • Rebecca Tritschler

        What I’m commenting on is not the photograph, but the actual natural occurrence of the sunrise.
        The beauty is that the sky would still create these incredible colours and patterns whether anyone was photographing it or not! Sure, we wouldn’t see it, but the world doesn’t revolve around our own human perspective.

      • lepetitfaon

        these are absolutely perfect and I thought the exact same thing as you! Definitely more to life than the things humans create. And sure someone had to take the picture, but I think what is amazing about these pieces is you’re not really considering the artist when you look at them he/she did such a brilliant job that as the viewer you are awestruck by the imagery. At least I didn’t feel like I was experiencing a product produced by man in looking at these. Which of course is a compliment to the photographer that I was made to forget he/she had a part in it!

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

        documentary work at its finest!

    • Cali

      Our measure of beauty comes from nature.

  • rye

    ethereal!

  • Rainbootsy

    Where are the 589 other pictures?? I want to see more!

  • http://twitter.com/TheWallBreakers The Wall Breakers

    This is beautiful. The amount of dedication and continuity necessary to make yourself shoot these photos day after day is more than admirable.

  • Linda

    Awesome

  • Olivia McKenzie

    Absolutely breath taking! I’m sure the journey to capture these photos was just as incredible as the pictures themselves. Great talent!

  • Julia Fjelddalen

    @dr olaf höttsman that’s so ugly of you





27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli

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A selection of images from Maria Baoli’s latest series, which involves a mirrored triangle highlighting simple daily gestures that usually go unnoticed. More images from “Kaleidoscopic” below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sally Deng

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Selection of work by Los Angeles-based illustrator Sally Deng. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo

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Selection of work by illustrator AJ Dungo. More images below.

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