Photographing Men in "Half-Drag"

Photographing Men in "Half-Drag"

NYC based photographer Leland Bobbé has been getting a lot of exposure for his not only gender but mind bending series, "Half-Drag". Leland attempts to capture men with their female alter egos at the same time and in camera. I found myself holding a hand up to separate these photos into two so I could process the personas individually. I even cut the first one apart for you. Nice work Leland.

Leland Bobbé:
"These images are part of an ongoing series of portraits of Drag Queens in half drag. With this series my intention is to capture both the male and the alter-ego female side of these subjects in one image. Through the power of hair and makeup these men are able to completely transform themselves and find their female side while simultaneously showing their male side. These are composed in camera and are not two separate images joined together."

via [Italian Vogue]
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Mr Blah's picture

The cool effect wears off after 5-6 of them. Cool work though!

Bnb Fotó's picture

trust noone ;)

I love it!