We at Cosplay Photographers are very proud to announce the latest photographer to join our family as one of our Ambassadors. It is none other than the very talented Pugoffka-Sama aka Elena Kucheruk from the Ukraine. Not only is she a photographer, but she’s also a cosplayer. Her images are absolutely stunning and her talent endless and we are incredibly honored to have her join us.
Chalked full of sample photos with detailed setup analysis including camera settings, this video is a much watch for cosplay photographers who struggle with getting excellent ambient lighting and shooting in challenging lighting conditions.
In the course of 17 weeks, I and 30 other UC Davis students from the Davis Anime Club (DAC) created DAiCon while studying for classes, midterms, and finals. Not only did we have to plan out the convention, but also had to fundraise enough money to pay for the convention. DAiCon essentially came out of our pockets and let me tell you, these expenses were not small! School policies also did not make things easier.
When stepping into the cosplay World and start taking cosplay photography, I started taking photos with my DSLR around conventions with my fellow collegemates who were cosplayers too. Alice by AkihikoI started to know a few cosplayers around and took photos for them.
At Anime Los Angeles, Tim Vo, The Bui, and Sushi Monster sat down for a panel discussion regarding tips and tricks on photography at hotels and conventions.
Watch episode 4 of our latest Critique Corner. For a change in pace, we did a five-photo critique instead of the usual one. Enjoy.
It is to no one’s wonder that post-processing is a big part of my photography workflow, and for the most part I spend roughly 20-30 minutes to polish up a shot at the minimum. To give you an idea, here’s a brief list of the steps I take from beginning to finish: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom [...]
Let’s face it: serious photography requires serious cash, but that goes with every kind of hobby, cosplay included. But for every hobby, there are always ways to do it on the cheap and still produce great work. Photography is of no exception. It just so happened that one of those “cheap” ways everyone can easily [...]
With a brand-new location in the heart of downtown Houston, Texas, convention guests from as far away as South Korea and a host of the 2013 United States World Cosplay Summit Finals, Anime Matsuri 2013 had it all this year.
Vaxzone: Cosplay photography is a little bit different from event, wedding, portrait and landscape photography. It is the combination of all the above plus creativity. Especially in searching/planning to create fantasy feel type of artwork where it does not exist in our normal day-to-day life.