Studio Portrait

Family Project for Getty images

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Recent portrait of two beautiful teenage sisters shot for a project i’m shooting for Getty Images on Families.

Black and White Portrait


© Dearisha

I originally shot this portrait in color eleven years ago for Getty Images. I just rediscovered it and was curious to see what it would look like in black and white. Using Topaz software I made the conversion and really am pleased with the results. I just entered this into Lens Culture’s Black and White Awards.

Art of The Times

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This is an article about me and my work in Art of the Times. To see the actual article just scroll down to the 6th window.

Half-Drag featured as Best Photography of the Month in Digg

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My Half-Drag project recently published in Vantage was then picked up in Viewfind as as part of The Best Photography Of The Month. It then appeared in Digg. I shot this series 4-5 years ago when it went viral and it is still being recognized.

Diverse NYC Faces

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Another from my series of diverse NYC faces for Getty Images. This is artist Derek Wade.

Diverse New York City Faces


© Leland Bobbé

For the past few months I have been working closely with Sarah Foster, the senior manager of creative content ay Getty Images creating a collection of studio portraits that represents the diversity of people in NYC. We cast close to 50 people and have so far shot 25. From time to time I’ll be posting the images to my blog. I’ve been shooting for Getty for over 20 years and so far this has by far been my favorite project. It’s right in my wheel house. Above is native New Yorker and actor, Spawn.

Interview in JustLuxe

Complete Satisfaction © Leland Bobbé

My recent interview in JustLuxe.

Interview in AXS

Please check out my recent interview in AXS an online publication focusing on music and the arts.

Instagram Takeover at The New Republic


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Little Brooklyn © Leland Bobbé

I have been asked by Stephanie Heimann, the senior photo editor at The New Republic to take over their Instagram feed for one week starting tomorrow 4/30 through the following Friday and post two of my Neo-Burlesque portraits per day. Their one request . . . not too much skin. They can be found on Instagram as @newrepublic

Portrait of Yan

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© Leland Bobbé

This is a recent portrait of Yan who I found on Model Mayhem. I shot this in color and processed into black and white using Topaz software. I liked the black and white better especially the platinum color hair against the dark background. She was good in front of the camera which always helps.