On location

Portraits for Getty Images

© Leland Bobbé

During the month of November, 2020 I shot outdoor natural light portraits of 25 people in 22 days for Getty Images.  The autumn colors worked for me with my out of focus backgrounds.

Winners in the Black and White Spider Awards

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This is one of 2 images that were winners in the Black and White Spider Awards people category. These images were both part of  my Public Isolation series shot on the streets of NYC during the Pandemic lockdown.

ProPhotoDaily Top 10 Highlights from 2019

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My project titled Hardhats NYC was selected by ProPhotoDaily as on of their top 10 highlights from 2019.

 

 

Award Winner

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My image of Jim from my Hardhat Series was just awarded a silver in the Fabrik Portrait of America Awards. The image will be on exhibit a the Fabric Projects Gallery in Los Angeles  from 11/23-12/14  and published in a Winners book. Shot on 5th Avenue and 30th street in NYC.

Portrait of Montana Fly Fisherman

© Leland Bobbé

I just returned for a fly fishing trip to Montana with old friends. While there I made this portrait. This man has a great face . . . talk about character.

Presentation at Soho Photo Gallery

© Leland Bobbé

I’ll be giving a presentation tonight, May 30th at 6pm at the Soho Photo Gallery  at 15 White Street in Manhattan,

I’ll be discussing my photo projects along with a digital slide presentation.

 

 

Aipad

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One of my Hardat NYC images will be on display at the upcoming annual Aipad Photography Show as part of the ASMP booth with the theme of Americana. In addition i’ll have 4

Harhats NYC Featured in American Photography’s ProPhotoDaily

 

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American Photography’s ProPhotoDaily featured my Hardhats NYC project in yesterday’s newsletter. it included links to my website and a link to the recent article about the project in CreativeBoom. Making the invisible visible.

Hardhats NYC in Creative Boom

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A selection from my most recent project titled Hardhats NYC has just been published in Creative Boom. The whole collection of images may be found here.  I bet I’m the only photographer who has shot both drag queens  and construction workers.

Portrait at a Summer Fair

 

© Leland Bobbé

Portrait of Joseph Smith shot at a summer fair in upstate NY. Part of a series I’m currently shooting for Getty Images. I shot a series of these about 5 years ago and my Getty art director asked if I would revisit this project with them in mind. I love this kind of guerrilla approach to shooting portraits. It doesn’t get much more real than this.