24.07.15 by Jeff

Instagram Show & Tell: Jennilee Marigomen shares her favourite image by Nguan

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“Show & Tell” is an ongoing series where we invite talented people to highlight a work by someone they admire on Instagram. If you would like to be considered for this series, leave a comment below with a link to your own Instagram.

Vancouver-based photographer Jennilee Marigomen selected this image of Petra Collins by Singaporean photographer Nguan.

Jennilee writes: “What excites me about a photo the most is when unrelated things line up and make the entire image beautiful. The pink light in the room to the left, the framed (stunning) photo on the right, her outfit, the expression on her face, the blue wads of tape, and the complimentary colours and unusual composition that ties it all together. It looks like a film still from a few decades ago.”

 

Jennilee Marigomen’s Website

Nguan’s Website

09.07.15 by Jeff

Satisfying Instagram Account of the Day: Triangles Only

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Gabriel Kang (@youwouldntbelievewho) wins the award for most satisfying Instagram account, especially when viewed as a grid. The Singapore-based photographer frames all of his images so as to form a right angle triangle at the bottom of the frame. It’s such a refreshing departure from the rest of my Instagram feed! More images below.

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30.05.15 by Jeff

Weekend Wildlife

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Thanks for all the support and the funny photos you’ve been sending me! @chillwildlife Instagram is 3 weeks old but it already has more than 5,000 followers! I have to admit uploading photos on there is the highlight of my day because animals are the best. If you have chill animal photos use #chillwildlife on Instagram, I’d love to see them.

Have a chill weekend everyone!

 

12.05.15 by Jeff

Instagram of the Day: @ChillWildlife

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Today I’m headed to Costa Rica for a little vacation, and so as a sort of “vacation project” I’ve started a new Instagram account @chillwildlife for my true passion, chill photos of animals. Follow it if you want at least one laugh per day (and if that’s all you want you’re setting the bar quite low, my friend).

Now I’m feeling weird about featuring my own account – actually, no I’m not. I’ve only been working on @chillwildlife for two days and it’s already my favourite thing to work on. I laughed pretty hard all day yesterday just thinking about it. If you want to submit funny images to it please @ me or use #chillwildlife but please for the love of God no meme pics with text on them. Thanks!

There will continue to be new posts on Booooooom while I’m away, and I’ll be back in a week or so.

12.03.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day & Best of Instagram: @adamscarpenters

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This wins two awards: Video of the Day and Best of Instagram. I can’t believe I didn’t know about Adam Carpenter’s Instagram @adamscarpenters until now – hands down my new favourite person to follow! The video he just made for Shake It Little Tina’s “Low Cut Connie” is officially my way of life, and I would like to request that it be projected onto the ceiling above my casket at my wake, thank you.

Watch the video below.

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18.10.14 by Jeff

@Booooooom Instagram Project: #PortraitsandSongs

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We’ve been getting so many great submissions to our Instagram project this month. In case you missed it, it’s called “Portraits and Songs” and the instructions are simple: Share a portrait you took of someone, pair it with a song title/artist, and tag it #portraitsandsongs. I will be re-gramming submissions to @booooooom all month long!

 

The images above (clockwise from the top left):

“Here Comes The Sun” – The Beatles, Portrait by @saraheiseman

“Black Water” – Timber Timbre, Portrait by @brittanycalla

“October” – Broken Bells, Portrait by @cleogoossens

“Temporary View” – SBTRKT, Portrait by @thistimemachine

 

08.10.14 by Jeff

@Booooooom Instagram Project: #PortraitsandSongs

portraitsandsongs“Habits” – Tove Lo / Portrait by Tyler Sandford @sylertanford

This month we’re launching “Portraits and Songs” an Instagram photo project just for fun. Share a portrait you took of someone, pair it with a song title/artist, and tag it #portraitsandsongs.

I will be re-gramming the submissions on @booooooom all month long!

10.09.14 by Jeff

Best of Instagram: Week 22

Here’s this week’s Best of Instagram post, a selection of 5 photographers worth following. I’m making a conscious effort here to highlight work that challenges or completely disregards what is usually popular on Instagram.

Guest posters often take over the @Booooooom Instagram, so if you’d like to be considered for a future “Best of” post you can connect with me on my personal Instagram account @JeffHamada. Please, for the love of God, do not tag or @ me in a million photos in a row (one is good enough).

You can, and should, also leave a comment below with a link to your Instagram along with an image from your feed!

 

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Lindley Warren – @lindley_warren
 
 
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Victor Salgado – @vsalgadopineda
 
 
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Iris Humm – @irishumm

 
 
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Genevieve Dellinger – @gveeve

 
 
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Dani Pujalte – @danipujalte

 
 

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