All posts by Al Lin

I am a Seattle, WA based lifestyle fashion photographer who has Cosplay to thank for his adventure into the photography world. In addition to fashion, I also maintain Costographer as my cosplay work outlet: http://facebook.com/costographer

The Ulitmate Location Guide – Washing...

Aug 27, 2014No Comments

Based on his 6 years of cosplay photography experience at this location, Costographer presents this guide to help you find cosplay photo shoot locations around

Cosplay Photography For The Masses

Jun 11, 20143 Comments

Regardless of what people say, you don’t really need a DSLR to get into cosplay photography. In fact, if you have a decently new phone,

Sakura-Con 2014: Convention Report

May 06, 20141 Comment

This year we bring you a cosplay photographer focused point of view on Sakura Con 2014, giving you an in-depth look at the venue, location,

Private Photo Shoot with Enayla – Orr...

Apr 28, 2014No Comments

Ever wonder what you could get after some 600+ hours of cosplay crafting, 2 weeks of planning, 9 hours of shooting, and 15+ hours of

Five New Ways to Photograph Your Next Cospl...

Feb 27, 20141 Comment

Ever thought about taking your cosplay photography to the next stage and experimenting with some new techniques? Read on for the 5 new ways you

Gear Mania – The Things In Our Bags

Nov 21, 20134 Comments

We have all been there: obsessed with gear: the cameras, the lenses, the lights, and the miscellaneous. So to satisfy all you gearheads out there,

Five Ways to Make Money From Cosplay Photog...

Nov 14, 20135 Comments

Cosplay is awesome. It has a fun and attractive community, always full of exciting visual masterpieces that are just begging to get documented through photographic

Critique Corner – Episode 17

Nov 13, 2013No Comments

– Critics – Adam Patrick Murray » http://www.adampatrickmurray.com/ Vicky Lau » https://www.facebook.com/vivivision Al Lin » sihayashi.com Photos by photographers in their respective order: Jacob delaRosa

Aki Con 2013 Convention Coverage by Al Lin

Nov 08, 20136 Comments

After a year, Aki Con is back in full swing at its new venue, DoubleTree by Hilton Seatac Airport Hotel, a distinct difference from the

Do You Tilt?: A Brief Analysis of Dutch Ang...

Nov 06, 20132 Comments

Here is a scenario: you are walking down the hall at a convention, and suddenly, an awesome cosplay appears. What do you do? You ask