15.07.13 by Jeff

Best of Instagram: Week 6

Here is this week’s Best of Instagram, an on-going feature highlighting photographers on Instagram. If you’d like to be considered for a future post follow me and/or leave me a message on my Instagram @jeffhamada.

Best photographers on Instagram: 5 to follow

@jaredchambers – Jared Chambers, Los Angeles.


Best photographers on Instagram: 5 to follow

@hamadahideaki – Hideaki Hamada, Osaka.


Best photographers on Instagram: 5 to follow

@andygrellmann – Andy Grellmann, Vancouver.


Best photographers on Instagram: 5 to follow

@dearleila – Leila Peterson, London.


Best photographers on Instagram: 5 to follow

@maurice – Maurice Li, Vancouver.


Best of Instagram: Week 1

Best of Instagram: Week 2

Best of Instagram: Week 3

Best of Instagram: Week 4

Best of Instagram: Week 5

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

  • Sseth

    I love that you are highlighting these photographers and all their amazing work, but I wonder if you might touch on some instagram users that have less than say 200k followers. Like someone who has just a couple hundred. I want to get in on the ground floor, not jump on a band wagon! All i’m saying is that most of the photogs you push here don’t really need the exposure. Anyway, I love this blog and all you do, this is just a humble suggestion. Thanks!

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

      hi seth, thanks for the suggestion – if you look at the previous features most of the photographers do not have the following that some of these have. this is actually the first time i’ve featured a group with followings this large.

  • Gavin Mann

    really great set of imagesvery impressive

  • shahernandezx19

    Recently I was extremely low on money and debts were eating me from all sides! That was UNTIL I decided to make money on the internet! I went to surveymoneymaker dot net, and started filling in surveys for cash, and surely I’ve been far more able to pay my bills!! I’m so glad, I did this! – aln7

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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