Portrait Photography of Drag Queens with Makeup and their Alter Ego

in Art + Design


Portrait photography is regarded as being a form of art as it exposes the true essence of a person highlighting the face and its unique expression.The beauty of getting into portraiture as a photography service is that you’re able to get started with the bare essentials and include more photographic gear equipment as your photo business evolves. However, it can be incredibly demanding line of photography which takes a great deal of dedication to create the right image that is well-exposed and creative.

More About Portrait Photography Tips
1. Find out what camera lens to use when shooting portraits.
2. Using high contrast dramatic lighting with your portrait photography.
3. Ways of using props with portraiture.
4. Control the light with basic studio portrait photography equipment.

Drag Queen Makeup Look

A portrait of a drag queen can be easily transformed thru the power of makeup specially when combined with creative thinking and technical expertise as well as detailed lighting, dramatic posing, and photo retouching to enhance and correct some flaws of the face.

Portraits of Drag Queens in Half Drag

In here, Photographer Leland BobbĂ© revealed his unique photo exhibition to the general public referred to as “Half-Drag.” Each captured stunning portraits came with glamorous make-up applied on just one half of their alter-ego female side.

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. – Leland BobbĂ©

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Photography is definitely a fulfilling hobby for alot of people yet it may also be developed into a rewarding photo business by providing photo services to other people in your network of friends, whether it’s for a family portrait photography, baby portrait photography or wedding portrait photography.

Professional wedding portrait photographers get the job done with the wedding party to photograph required bridal portraits throughout the occasion. Nearly all couples lack enough time to capture bridal party portraiture. For that reason, getting a handful of spots and stunning portrait backdrop location selected beforehand is essential.

Source: Italian Vogue