New York Portrait Photographer

Musicians 50+ John Berenzy

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Ex-band mate, current soul mate and best friend, John Berenzy is an extraordinary musician. Singer, songwriter, poet and guitar play extraordinaire, John is the real deal.

Neo-Burlesque on BuzzFeed

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

A selection of my Neo-Burlesque portraits are currently running on BuzzFeed.

Musicians 50+ Kenny Aaronson

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

My latest portrait in my new Musiciacns 50+ series. This is bass player Kenny Aaronson. Kenny’s played with Bob Dylan, Billy Idol, Joan Jett, Brian Setzer, Michael Shrieve and a host of others. Recently he’s toured with the New York Dolls.

Musicians 50+ Ivan Julian

Ivan Julian © Leland Bobbé

Ivan Julian © Leland Bobbé

This is my portrait of guitar player Ivan Julian. Ivan was one of the founding members of the seminal NYC Punk band Richard Hell and the Voidoids.

Musicians 50+ – Rob Duncan

Rob Duncan © Leland Bobbé

Rob Duncan © Leland Bobb

The latest in my new B&W portrait series titled Musicians 50+. Rob is  a keyboard player/songwriter/producer living and working in NYC.

New Portrait – Binky Phillips . . . Musicians 50+

Binky Phillips ©Leland Bobbé

Binky Phillips ©Leland Bobbé

This is the second in my new portrait series, Musicians 50+. This is Binky Phillips lead guitarist and songwriter from the legendary NYC band The Planets. Binky is also the author of a book titled My LIfe In The Ghost of Planets: The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was. Read Binky’s blogs in The Huffington Post.

Gender Book Cover

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Norton Books just used one of my Half-Drag images on a text book titled Gender. 

 

 

 

 

 

Half-Drag, Neo-Burlesque Opening in Tokyo

© Leland Bobbé

© Leland Bobbé

Today is the the opening of my second show at the Vanilla Gallery in Tokyo. There aree a total of 52 prints on exhibit, 26 from each project.

Portrait of Al Maddy

 

Al Maddy © Leland Bobbé

Al Maddy © Leland Bobbé

This portrait of guitarist Al Maddy was orignally shot in color, converted to B&W and then digitally enhanced. I’m thinking about a series of these of musicians over the age of 50 . . .

New Portrait – Rob Duncan

Rob  Duncan © Leland Bobbé

Rob Duncan © Leland Bobbé

New Portrait of musician Rob Duncan going for a monochromatic look.