10.12.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: A Visceral 60-Second Ode to Competitive Swimming

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“When You Say You’re a Swimmer”, a short film written and directed by Chris Shimojima offers a poetic taste of what it’s like to be a competitive swimmer. Watch the video below.

 

Swimmer: Lauren Morford
The voice: Leya Topodas
Writer/director/producer/editor: Chris Shimojima (chrisshimojima.com)
Director of photography: Garrett Hardy Davis (garretthardydavis.com)
Production coordinator: Holly Hursley
Sound design and mixing: Michael Feuser
Assistant camera: Richard Shu, Ben Fleming, Vivian Lin
Special thanks to the Brooklyn Sports Club (brooklynsportsclub.com)
and Michael Sabala, the coach













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



  • I can’t swim, not one bit. But i can definitively identify with this…drive, as a creative, as a photographer, hunter. Beautiful video really, i am not even sleepy anymore.





27.06.17 by Jeff

Instagram of the Day: Artist Creates Vintage VHS Versions of Modern Movies

If you grew up in the 80s you’re really gonna like this Instagram account. Steelberg takes current films and makes fantastic retro VHS covers for them. Many of you will be too young to have ever gone to a store to rent a video but seeing these makes me kinda miss the whole movie-choosing ritual. Have a look at more VHS covers below.

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27.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Alain Delorme

French artist Alain Delorme digitally distorts reality in his series “Totems” in which people are captured around Shanghai with precarious piles of objects. More images below.

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27.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Hula

A long overdue selection of spectacular work by Hawaiian artist Sean Yoro aka Hula, whose water murals have become his signature over the past couple years. More images below.

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26.06.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Gracey Zhang

A selection of beautiful work by illustrator Gracey Zhang, based in New York. More images below.

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26.06.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Taj Francis

A selection of work by illustrator Taj Francis. More images below.

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