Award-Winning Photographer Leland Bobbe Finds Inspirational Focus in New York

Some artists travel to seek new inspiration, but photographer Leland Bobbe is constantly discovering new inspiration in his native New York. Leland’s ability to focus on a variety of city life has earned him awards and international recognition for unique projects such as Half-Drag, which captures the city’s drag queens as half male and half female for a beautiful study in contrast. From grit to glam, Leland manages to find new ways to look at the cultural aspects that New York City is known for. He tells JustLuxe about his unique perspective and his ever-shifting focus on urban life.

How did you become interested in photography?

I fist became interested in photography in my early 20s when I started to see things that I wanted to capture. To me it’s all about seeing, the technical part is secondary.

Carly Zinderman

Carly Zinderman is a Senior Staff Writer for JustLuxe, based just outside of Los Angeles, CA. Since graduating from Occidental College with a degree in English and Comparative Literary Studies, she has written on a variety of topics for books, magazines and online publications, but loves fashion and style best. In her spare time, when she?s not writing, Carly enjoys watching old movies, reading an...(Read More)

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