Süleymaniye Camii or the Süleymaniye Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey
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Documentary Travel Photographs of Istanbul Turkey

New photographs of Istanbul Turkey.

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Istanbul’s Two Worlds

by Robert Leon

Istanbul’s Ottoman epoch of mighty sultans living in opulently ornamented palaces with ambiguous beauties veiled in harems is a culture overthrown a long time ago, but a part of this culture seems to live on.


Süleymaniye Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey as book cover for Strolling Through Istanbul.
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Photograph of Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul Turkey book cover

Strolling Through Istanbul book cover with photo of Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.

Photo of Süleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii) in Istanbul Turkey which was built on the order of Sultan Süleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent) and designed by imperial architect Mimar Sinan on the Golden Horn, Istanbul, Turkey.


Blue Mosque minarets and water fountains, Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul Turkey

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Photos of Meteora Greece for National Geographic story on UNESCO World Heritage Sites
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Cuban children, Santiago De Cuba, Cuba
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Vancouver photographer Robert Leon | documentary photographer - travel photographer - culture photographer


Documentary photos of people in Shutterbug Magazine article called A Passion for People
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Photography Profiled in Shutterbug Magazine

Photography profiled in Shutterbug magazine USA  (December 2007).

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Me with yogi buddies, Rajasthan India in F8 Magazine
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Travel Photographer • Documentary Photographer • Photojournalist

I’m a travel photojournalist and documentary photographer with 35+ years of professional photography experience. I was born in Montreal and moved to Milan, Italy in 1987, where I lived and worked for 9-years as a photographer.


Rajasthani camel-driver in the Thar Desert, near Khuri Village, Rajasthan, India is published in Asian Photography Magazine
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Asian Photography Magazine Interview with Cover Photograph and Portfolio Published

Cover photograph and profile/portfolio is published in Asian Photography Magazine (Mumbai, India) May 2011 issue.

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Italy - Dance of The Masculine & Feminine Divine in Science to Sage Magazine
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Editorial Photography story Dance of the Masculine & Feminine Divine in Science To Sage Magazine

Editorial feature photography in Science To Sage magazine story  called “The Dance of The Masculine & Feminine Divine“.

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Science to Sage Magazine feature story titled “Dance of the Masculine & Feminine Divine” in Science To Sage Magazine’s Venus Rising (International Issue).