Half-Drag Series by Photographer Leland Bobbe

In an in-depth interview, photographer and native New Yorker, Leland Bobbe explains the inspiration for his popular series, “Half-Drag”. The photographs are portraits of drag queens with half their makeup on and half of it off. The transformations are remarkable and explain why the series has received so much attention.

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