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Yeah! I'm published! It's so exciting! I do so hope that people will buy my book. It's beautiful. Thank you +Joshua Evan  <3
A fanzine for lovers of original art and printed works, each issue of unseen features a body of previously unpublished work from an independent artist who you may not be familiar with, but we think you should be. Urban Bliss is a series of double exposure photographs taken in New York City. It combines unlikely elements and is inspired by Pop Art and urban culture. 15 x 21 cm (A5), 36 pages, 21 images plus text, saddle stitch bindin...
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Nice -it's great ur hands r now executing what ur mind say -god bless u leanne
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This is very cool! Congratulations +Joshua Evan on the launch of unseen!
 
I'm happy to announce that Indie Editions' first publication, unseen #1 - Reimagining the Dream by Joshua Evan, is now available in the shop!

A fanzine for lovers of original art and printed works, each issue of unseen features a body of previously unpublished work from an independent artist who you may not be familiar with, but we think you should be.

Reimagining the Dream is a series of photographs of doors in Malta, taken at a time when Joshua Evan had a particular dream for the both the series and his future, and processed at a later time when those dreams had changed to create a series of photo-based art. This publication features the work side-by-side for the first time.

15 x 21 cm (A5), 36 pages, 24 images plus text, saddle stitch binding, colour digital printing on 170 gsm satin coated paper. Published July 2015 by Indie Editions.

£10 + shipping

http://www.indieeditions.com/shop/unseen-1-reimagining-the-dream-by-joshua-evan

#books   #publishing   #art   #artbooks   #zines  
A fanzine for lovers of original art and printed works, each issue of unseen features a body of previously unpublished work from an independent artist who you may not be familiar with, but we think you should be. Reimagining the Dream is a series of photographs of doors in Malta, taken at a time when Joshua Evan had a particular dream for the both the series and his future, and processed at a later time when those dreams had changed ...
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"The conversation flowed freely and widely, from approaches to photographic style to life in the Big Apple. Highly Recommended" You can see the full review from Ed, Canberra, Australia on my site.
#NewYorkCity #streetphotography #tour #Chinatown
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"The conversation flowed freely and widely, from approaches to photographic style to life in the Big Apple. Highly Recommended" You can see the full  review from Ed, Canberra, Australia on my site. 
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This Sunday, 2 August is the Sunday Street Photography Workshop in Chinatown. The group is limited to 6 people and we discuss street photography techniques, shoot and review. For more information or to reserve go to
#NewYorkCity #streetphotography #workshop #Chinatown
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/workshops/chinatown-sunday-street-photography
This is a 3 hour street photography workshop. We spend the entire time on the street shooting, discussing and reviewing. The workshop takes place in Chinatown and is limited to 4-6 people.  
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Street Photography Sundays - tomorrow we shoot Harlem. Sunday 2 August will be Chinatown. You can see the full schedule by each location on my Street Photography page at http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/street-photography-workshops/ Workshops are limited to 6 people and it's a combination of shooting and talking about street photography. New York City is a street photographer's dream and we will capture the streets! For more information or to register click the above link.
#NewYorkCity #streetphotography #workshop #Harlem
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Great work! 👍📷
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I started Sunday Street Photography Workshops to provide an opportunity to photographers from beginners to advanced to get out there and shoot the streets in New York City. To provide a different perspective on composition and techniques. There are so many ways that you can approach street photography. You can see the different workshops that I offer on my site and register or inquire for more information. #NewYorkCity #streetphotography #workshops #photography #composition
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/workshops/chinatown-sunday-street-photography
This is a 3 hour street photography workshop. We spend the entire time on the street shooting, discussing and reviewing. The workshop takes place in Chinatown and is limited to 4-6 people.  
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I can't wait to receive my copy of unseen! Books are so cool, especially Indie Books! Congratulations +Joshua Evan 
I’m happy to announce that Indie Editions’ first publication, unseen #1 – Reimagining the Dream by Joshua Evan, is now available in the shop! A fanzine for lovers of original art and printed works, each issue of unseen features a body of previously unpublished work from an independent artist who you may not be familiar with, but we think you should be. Reimagining the Dream is a series of photographs of doors in Malta, taken at a ti...
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thanks +Harinder minty but this book is by +Joshua Evan not me :-)
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"I started looking for a photo walk and came across reviews and website for Leanne.  I contact her about upcoming tours and signed up for her East Harlem walk.  The 3 hour tour, filled with great advice from a professional photographer as well as interesting facts about the neighborhood, was a highlight of my weekend. Normally I would not do a photo shoot in Harlem so it was interesting to get her perspective and visit a new area of the city.  

She not only gave photography hints and tips, but she also offered personal conversation and anecdotes. If you're visiting NYC or you're a native New Yorker and would like to see and photograph the city in ways you might not think possible, book one of Leanne's tours.  I will definitely sign up for another." - Keith, Brooklyn
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/reviews/2015/7/31/review-by-keith-brooklyn #NewYorkCity #streetphotography #Harlem #workshop
The 3 hour tour, filled with great advice from a professional photographer as well as interesting facts about the neighborhood, was a highlight of my weekend. Normally I would not do a photo shoot in Harlem so it was interesting to get her perspective and visit a new area of the city.  
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Last week I had the pleasure of giving 2 tours to a woman from New Zealand and a full day tour to a man from Australia and a street photography tour to a man from New York City. It's so wonderful to meet people from around the world and even people from this city that I might not normally get to meet. I get to share my love and knowledge of this city with them and they share some of their experiences with me. Oh, and I tailor my tours to suit your interests. For more information go to my website http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/tours/coney-island-and-little-odessa-tour #NewYorkCity #photography #tours #walking
The Coney Island & Little Odessa Tour is a 6 hour walking tour Yes, Coney Island is a public beach in New York City (on the Atlantic Ocean) with a boardwalk and an amusement park! It has a very colorful history in real life as well as in literature (The Great Gatsby) and film (Annie Hall and He's Got Game.)
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Here's a shot from Street Photography Sundays in Harlem. We had a great time and took lots of photos! Next Sunday is Chinatown. For more information or to register for one of the upcoming workshops go to http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/street-photography-workshops/ ‪#‎NewYorkCity‬ ‪#‎streetphotography‬ ‪#‎workshop‬ ‪#‎Harlem‬
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I started Sunday Street Photography Workshops to provide an opportunity to photographers from beginners to advanced to get out there and shoot the streets in New York City. To provide a different perspective on composition and techniques. There are so many ways that you can approach street photography. You can see the different workshops that I offer on my site and register or inquire for more information. #NewYorkCity #streetphotogra...
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An excerpt of a new review! "A great way to see this famous city through the eyes of a local, find places you may otherwise miss, those you wish to return to and find out on your first day that the Subway is easy, NOT scary and a much faster and cheaper way...
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    Walking Photo Tour Guide, 2009 - present
    Photographer, artist, writer, mentor. Licensed New York City Tour Guide
  • Leanne Staples Photography
    Photographer, 2015
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Montreal, Quebec - Detroit, Michigan - Birmingham, Michigan - San Francisco, CA
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A Passionate Photographer, Photo-Based Artist, Writer & Licensed NYC Tour Guide
On G+ since July 8, 2011. 



I sell my photos through my Shop. If there is a photo that you would like to purchase that isn't available on these sites, let me know. There's a list towards the bottom of this page of most of my social network sites.

I also give private lessons in Composition and the Art of Photography, street photography and portfolio review. Address inquiries to info@leannestaples.com


• Co-founder of Shoot the Street 

Leanne Staples is primarily a urban photographer, artist and writer. She was given her first camera at the age of 12 by her father. For many years her concentration was mainly as an architectural photographer. It was, as she has said, "an obsessive pursuit for an unreal purity." One day, after being annoyed by people walking into her shot, she decided not to fight it anymore, to shoot people passing by the buildings. Without knowing it, that began her venture into street photography!

She started out in film and after some skepticism about digital, she finally made the transition in 2006. A self-described gonzo photog, you can find her on the streets with camera in hand searching for the perfect backdrop in which to shoot. A few things that she is always seeking out are shadows, reflections, patterns, motion blur, clouds, graffiti, interesting people and of course architecture.


Also known as ifotog on the internet. 

my photos have appeared
  • Lens Jockey magazine
  • Scion magazine
  • Snapixel magazine
  • wastd magazine
  • Slow Food magazine Italy
  • Milan exhibition
  • Barcelona gallery
  • New York City café
  • Coney Dogs in L.A. restaurant
  • The Bronx Brewery website
  • Photoshop Support website
  • street photography documentary film by +Tanya Sleiman
the list above is incomplete. to be updated.

• You can see me on Trey Radcliff's Hangout #8 my portion of the hangout starts at about 50 minutes in.



I could name about 100+ people who inspire me. It's just too many, so I'm going to do something slightly different here. 
here's the beginning of my favorite photog list. It is a work in progress.


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In 1979, Lester Bangs wrote an article for The Village Voice about previous New Year's Eve dates. I was his date in 1976. Here is a brief excerpt.

"1976: I had been going out with this girl for a couple of months kinda scene-makin photog-lolligagin around Detroit. She'd decided I was a fag since one nite in Oct/Nov thereabouts at a Barry White concert when we'z sittin behind Ohio Players, the world's worst opening act, and she sez, re the bass player, "He's got a nice ass" and I sat up a bit to look and she gave me a weird stare and that was that. So anyway me and this snope-lobe keep a-datin', but no sex. I was clumsy and shy and she, well, I guess her cameras woulda got in the way."

You can find the entire article in his book Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung.

"Ultimately, Photography is subversive not when it frightens, repels or even stigmatizes, but when it is pensive, when it thinks." - Roland Barthes
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I survived the 1998 Montréal Ice Storm, the 2011 earthquake in NYC, Hurricane Irene and Hurricane Sandy
Education
  • Concordia University Montreal
    BA English Literature, 1992
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unseen #2 Urban Bliss by Leanne Staples
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Shoot the Streets!
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Urban Bliss #7 - Open Edition Print - Leanne Staples - Indie Editions
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203 x 304 mm Archival Pigment Print on 297 x 420 mm (A3) Canson Infinity Photosatin Premium RC 270 gsm. Signed and dated on verso. Open Edit

Bank of Canada Asks Citizens to Stop "Spocking" Money
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Canadians have been mourning the death of Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy by transforming $5 notes into portraits of Spock — or "spocking" them.

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Shoot New York City - Photo Tours of NYC
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