08.12.14 by Jeff

Bookshelf: Aint-Bad Magazine “The American South”

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I meant to post about Aint-Bad Magazine’s eighth issue, “The American South”, awhile ago. Their website is one of my favourite resources for contemporary photography, and their printed issues are beautifully curated. The magazine is based in Savannah, Georgia, and this issue focuses on photos and photo-essays related to re-defining The American South.

There are still copies of this issue left, if you’re interested head over here. Have a look several of the spreads from inside this issue below.

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11.11.14 by Jeff

Magnum Photographers Release Previously Unpublished and Forgotten Images for Print Sale

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“Sometimes it’s good to revisit old contact sheets. You may discover overlooked snaps. It seems that some pictures get better when they age while others turn out to have a short shelf life. This is one of many photographs I’ve taken of Muhammad Ali, some of which are well-known, some unknown. This particular image is from 1966, while Ali was training for a fight in London. Honestly, I can’t recall much more than that, except that when Ali worked the speedball, he punished it.”  — Photographer Thomas Hoepker

If you’re looking for a little something for your apartment, the world’s most famous photo agency, Magnum, is having a print sale right now until November 14th. Magnum photographers have dug deep into their personal archives to find previously unpublished images, and for $100 you can snag a signed museum quality print of any of them.

Take a look here: Magnum Photographers Print Sale.

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

 

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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Best of Instagram: Week 20

Here’s this week’s Best of Instagram post. As always, I am trying to feature photographers with smaller followings and making a conscious effort to feature photography that isn’t the heavily filtered style that has become synonymous with Instagram.

Guest posters regularly 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. You can and should leave a comment below with a link to your Instagram along with an image from your feed!
 
 

bestinstagrammers-01Eline Ceelen – @elineceelen

 
 

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bestinstagrammers-04Ian Stapleton – @ianstapleton

 
 

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29.04.14 by Jeff

Mossless: The United States (2003 – 2013)

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Not too long ago I posted about the folks at Mossless putting together an epic book of 550 photos taken within the United States in the last 10 years. The collection represents more than 100 contemporary photographers. Well, now they need help picking a cover! If you submit a vote you’re automatically entered to win a free copy of the book.

I think the photo above, by Nathanael Turner, is my choice. You can see all the choices, and get more information about the book, here.

24.03.14 by Jeff

Best of Instagram: Week 17

It’s been awhile since I did a Best of Instagram post! Once again I tried to find photographers with smaller followings. Everyone here has less than 1000 followers with the exception of Pavielle. Caitlyn posted a link to her Instagram in the Week 16 Post and I was surprised to find she only has 60 followers (let’s change that!).

Guest posters are always taking over our @Booooooom Instagram, so if you’d like to be considered for a future “Best of” post you can definitely connect with me on my personal Instagram account @JeffHamada. 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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Caitlyn Neufeld – @caitlyn_neu

 

 

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Katya – @katyathesame

 

 

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Sofia Colvin – @sofiacolvin

 

 

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Andreas Duschek – @andreas_duschek

 

 

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Pavielle Garcia – @laapavi

 

 
 


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Best of Instagram: Week 16

This week the 5 photographers for our Best of Instagram post were all found in the comments on the previous post (see it here). I am thrilled that there are so many talented people actively involved on this site.

Guest posters are always taking over our @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. 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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Jean-Baptiste Sinniger – @jeanbaptistesinniger

 
 

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Matthew Miller – @preshprince

 

 

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Ulli Rickers – @ullirickers

 
 

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Joe Curtin – @jlcurtin

 
 

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Primoz Zorko – @primozzorko

 

 

 

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