In a wrestling uniform, Caruthers resembles Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” gazing intently at the camera. In an aqua-blue swimming pool he looks almost like Ophelia, floating in a lifeless, dream state. (via Huffington Post) 📷: Ryan Caruthers
In his series “Tryouts,” photographer Ryan Caruthers explores the adolescent ritual of auditioning for a sports team from his perspective as a closeted gay man still growing comfortable in his skin.
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