Observations

Boys and Clown at Rodeo

 

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

I shot this in  upstate NY at an outdoor rodeo just before these twins sang the national anthem. Such a weird juxtaposition. This was shot on film and processed in Photoshop and Topaz software. I believe this was shot with a 14mm fisheye lens. I’d check but i sold the lens a few years ago. I really like this one . . .

Democratic Convention 1976

 

I took these phot

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

I took these photos at the Democratic National Convention in New York City right outside of Madison Square Garden where the convention was held. At the time it didn’t even occur to me that I was able to shoot this close to the convention with no credentials or hassles from any type of security. Today I wouldn’t be able to get within blocks of a convention. Man, have times changed . . .

Both of these images are in the permanent collection at the Museum of the City of New York.

West Branch of the Delaware River

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

I was on vacation last week in my Upstate NY home where i spend a lot of time fly fishing for wild Brown Trout right outside my front door. I shot this with my iPhone just before I left the water. There’s something about casting for trout during the magic hour that can’t be described. I’ll let this photo do the talking . . .

70’s NYC Photos in Dazed Digital

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Dazed Digital just did a nice feature on my NYC 1970’s street photos that were recently taken into the permanent collection at the Museum the City of New York.

Underground

 

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Another goodie from the NYC subway system. To me this image illustrates the beauty of photography. Most people would never really see this but as viewed through a camera the viewer is forced to deal with disparate elements.

Interview in Dohdo Photography Magazine

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A good interview (with images) with your’s truly just came out in Dohdo Magazine, a great photography magazine out of Barcelona. Please check it out.

Underground

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

The homeless situation in NYC shows no signs of abating. This was shot on the subway platform at 28th Street and Broadway on my iPhone and proceed using Snapseed.

On The Subway

 

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Another day on the NYC subway’s. Never a dull moment if you keep your eyes open.

On The Subway

 

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Another interesting observation on the NYC subways. Captured on my iPhone and processed with Snapseed. I’d love to know what’s on that kid’s mind . . .

Winter Trees

© leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

There’s something about winter trees that captivates me. They have a strength and beauty that you just don’t see when they are covered with leaves. I shot this in color and processed into black and white using Topaz software. I also used Topaz Adjust to bring out the clouds and add to the dark mood of the image. At least for now,  I can’t stop looking at it.