03.06.13 by Jeff

Best of Instagram: Week 1

This will be an on-going feature highlighting my favourite photographers on Instagram. If you’d like to be considered for a future post leave me a message on my Instagram @jeffhamada.

Best of Instagram: 5 Photographers

@nicokrijno – Nico Krijno, Cape Town.


Best of Instagram: 5 Photographers

@jennileem – Jennilee Marigomen, Vancouver.


Best of Instagram: 5 Photographers

@nhmcelroy – Nich Hance McElroy, Vancouver.


Best of Instagram: 5 Photographers

@wailintse – Wai Lin Tse, Barcelona.


Best of Instagram: 5 Photographers

@ryanschude – Ryan Schude, Los Angeles.


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

  • dan

    no one can beat joyce kim: http://instagram.com/jokimbo

  • oldbulllee

    at a cursory glance…mostly the usual pedestrian subjects…food…70s cars…hipster lifestyles. how about people making real work via instagram rather than glorified facebook pages?

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

      “real work” hahahahhahaahahahahahahhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

  • oldbulllee

    personal faves: @samhorine @richardrenaldi @kathyryan1 @gveeve @patrickromero

    • rye

      cool story bro

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

      you complain about old cars and the first post on patrick romero’s IG is an old mercedes…

  • jj

    love all of their work

  • Michael Hernandez

    I’d be honored to be considered (@cinehead), but check out @koci, a real professional photojournalist/art photographer

    • http://mrelllis.tumblr.com/ James Ellis
    • Vanessa Ascher

      Saw ur photos @disqus_KGVfxF5Z5Y:disqus really cool :)

      • Michael Hernandez

        Thanks, Vanessa! I’ve taken a break lately, but hope to return soon. What’s your instagram handle?

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

    ya she’s awesome, she’ll be featured for sure

  • luciano

    have a look at my instagram @lucianopoca

  • Diogo

    hey man, if you have the change to see mine @dfseoane

  • mvnhl

    just don’t know why there’s this problem with filtering in instagram. I think it’s part of the game, the joy of it. Anyway, here’s mine if you have the time to see it: @mvinhal (http://instagram.com/mvinhal)

  • Awesome

    look at this profile, what do u think?


  • blumbkaatt

    Hey Jeff, here is my feed

  • esorkcin

    if you guys like urban photography, follow my friend @ignewyork – shes one of the citys best photographers

  • hi

    maybe u have to see this:

  • https://selzy-design.squarespace.com/ Skyler Elzy

    check out @scrappy_cat

  • Mike Lyons

    Would love you guys to check my work out :)


25.11.15 by Jeff

Free Learning of the Day: Skillshare Classes

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This is for all you aspiring photographers, illustrators, and type designers out there! We’ve teamed up with Skillshare to offer you 1 month of unlimited access to all their creative classes, for $0. Free. You can sign up here for a premium account: Booooooom + Skillshare 30-day extended trial.

I’ve been personally trying out some of their classes and I just blazed through this great class on designing a single letter: “One Drop Cap Letterform at a Time” by the amazing Jessica Hische (I’ll always refer to her as the one who did that fantastic Moonrise Kingdom type). She has so many useful tips in this, especially when she talks about properly using handlebars and plotting points in Illustrator.

From what I’ve seen so far these classes are a great way to brush up on something you may have learned a long time ago or a chance to learn something completely new. Full disclosure: Skillshare did not pay us to make this post, however if you sign up through this link it will support our site! Absolutely no pressure to do so – I still recommend their site as a worthwhile resource even if you don’t use our link!

25.11.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jon McNaught


Love this series of puddles by illustrator Jon McNaught. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Casey Gray


Paintings by artist Casey Gray, who lives and works in San Francisco. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Cleon Peterson


The violent, mesmerizing, and brutally honest work of artist Cleon Peterson. In some paintings demon-like characters are attacking people, in other paintings similar actions are being carried out by uniformed figures. What is perhaps most disturbing is the realisation that we are drawn to such darkness; titillating news headlines, and bloody movies. The violence is inside of us all. More images below.

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24.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Michael Dandley


Striking and thoughtful series of gouache and ink works by Newmarket, New Hampshire-based artist Michael Dandley. “Side Effects” is concerned with the disturbing and ultimately incompatible ways lands and oceans are changed to accommodate our modern conveniences. More images below!

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