The Photographic Journal

A New America

Essay 351 • Nov 5th 2018

A New America is a preview into the new book Robert's been working on, documenting the cultural landscape of The United States. In collaboration with SONY and New Balance Shoes, Robert just finished a five month-long road trip documenting over 30 states. From Snake Churches in West Virginia, to boarder patrol agents on the northern border, to Juggalos in Ohio and stripers in Texas. This is the exclusive preview.


Robert LeBlanc is a documentary photographer who sees the world through a different lens.  His work has been shown worldwide and also has been included or discussed in numerous magazines, both online and in print. Over the last seven years years, Robert has traveled the world taking pictures, and in the process, tried to capture captivating stories in human society. Wherever he goes around the globe, he ventures into parts of a city or country less traveled.  Robert’s photojournalism is all about grittiness and authenticity.

His book Unlawful Conduct, which pre-sold out in eight countries, has been carried in leading art bookstores around the world, including MoMA PS1 and the Frye Art Museum. Robert now resides on the West Coast and he looks forward to telling more stories with his camera, continuing to be a witness to what’s happening in our world today.

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