The man in the mirror

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Evan Witek

Sam Brett, a drag queen at Club Muthers in Rochester, puts on his makeup before performing. His stage name is “Samantha Vega.” I like this photograph because it shows the juxtaposition of the very masculine personality Sam Brett in the foreground, with just a glimpse of Samantha Vega in the mirror. I spent about six weeks photographing Brett for one of my photojournalism classes, Photography as a Narrative.

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