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Harlem is another of my more popular photo tours. It is great for #streetphotography and it has not undergone gentrification like many neighborhoods in Manhattan. So you can see it pretty much like it's been for many years. You can book a #tour of #Harlem #NewYorkCity with me through my site.
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/tours/harlem-and-el-barrio-tour
A 4 hour walking tour through some of the main streets in Harlem and El Barrio (Spanish Harlem) including the classic Brownstone Row Houses and the local businesses and people.
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While it was interesting to see and hear about the main attractions, it was her local knowledge which was invaluable as she told us about her favorite spots such as an out of the way deli where we could sit down with locals instead of hanging around a deli full of tourist traffic.
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Have you seen my New York City Visitors Guide? NYC is not always the easiest place to figure out. I have written a number of suggestions on how to get around and what to do and I will be adding more in the near future.
#newyorkcity #tourism #tips
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/new-york-city-visitors-guide/
New York City Visitors Guide is a collection of information about getting around town.
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Works in Progress is a collection of photos, all taken in 2015 that utilize intentional camera movement, blur and drive-by shooting to produce a painterly effect.
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There are many fabulous museums to visit. Last count lists about 100 #museums, including a sex museum! #newyorkcity #visitors #guide
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/nyc-visitors-guide/dress-for-success
 What to do when the weather is bad? There are many fabulous museums to visit. Last count lists about 100 museums, including a sex museum!
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There's goes rights and freedoms in Arkansas for #streetphotography!
 
SB-79 would require still and motion photographers to get explicit written consent to include any individual’s likeness — not just celebrities but anyone — in a photograph that is used for virtually any purpose within the state of Arkansas except those uses specifically exempted as Fair Use within the bill.
http://asmp.org/sb79#.VRh4XlxFHJ-
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+Jason ON my concern as well. sneaky if that's the case.
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I'm loving this series of doors from +Joshua Evan 
 
From my series Reimagining the Dream.

#photobasedart   #photoart   #photo   #photography   #door   #malta  
  Photographs, 2011 - 2013   a future imagined an alternate reality imagined once reprocessed for now reimagining the dream   Reimagining the Dream 1 Reimagining the Dream 2 Reimagining the Dream 3 Reimagining the Dream 4 Reimagining the Dream 5 Reimagining the Dream 6 Reimagining the Dream 7 Reimagining the Dream 8 Reimagining the Dream 9 Reimagining the Dream 10 Reimagining the Dream 11 Reimagining the Dream 12 Reimagini...
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Coney Island is one of my more popular tours. There's always something to #photograph and see and do. You can book a #tour with me for #coneyisland #brooklyn or the other 4 boroughs in #newyorkcity through my website
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/tours/coney-island-and-little-odessa-tour
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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I now have sample tours on my Shoot New York City website!
‪#‎newyorkcity‬ ‪#‎tours‬ ‪#‎photography‬
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/t…/iconic-new-york-city-tour
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very cool #streetphotography with #blur by +Joshua Evan 
  Photographs, intentional camera movement, 2012 - 2014   City Life 1 City Life 2 City Life 3 City Life 4 City Life 5 City Life 6 City Life 7 City Life 8 City Life 9 City Life 10 City Life 11 City Life 12
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one on one  #streetphotography   #workshop  in #newyorkcity  
Street photography has had a renaissance of sorts since the advent of digital photography. The original greats of street photography of course all shot with film. They were all very different stylistically with very different approaches to street photography. So it goes without saying that street photography is different for each person. #streetphotography #workshop #newyorkcity http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/street-photography-workshop/
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Street photography has had a renaissance of sorts since the advent of digital photography. The original greats of street photography of course all shot with film. They were all very different stylistically with very different approaches to street photography. So it goes without saying that street photography is different for each person. #streetphotography #workshop #newyorkcity
http://www.shootnewyorkcity.com/street-photography-workshop/
Providing New York City Street Photography Tours for over 5 years now. For beginners to advanced. Overcoming the fear of photographing strangers while exploring techniques and composition.
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Photographer, Artist, Writer & Licensed New York City Tour Guide
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  • Photo Tour Guide - Shoot New York City
    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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