Another amazing NorCal Spring Gathering organized by Bekalou Cosplay and OscarC Photography. Read our coverage report as well as browse the photos inside.
Cosplay Photographers officially launches its latest project: The Cosplay Photographers Network. Read all the details and see the Network in action.
Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), dubbed “the largest comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest”, took place over the first weekend of March this year. The convention has been growing steadily throughout the years, and with 53,000 attendees in 2012, ECCC is becoming one of the premier cosplay conventions around this part of the country. Being [...]
Thomas Kuan: It was a relatively simple setup, using an ultra-wide angle lens and shooting it from the bottom-up angle to capture both the cosplayer and the glass window at the top. I had her do the spinning motion a few times, and then I made the necessary adjustments to the exposure setting and the shutter speed to ensure that everything’s just right. Shutter speed-wise, I did not use a really fast shutter speed as it would freeze the spinning motion and end up losing the fluidity feel.
Anderson Bonioli: When I was setting up the equipment, some tests were done to reach the correct and desirable look to the scene. The most difficult part was the knife: it’s a real knife, very sharp (and it was on the scene, not inserted later)!
In this episode of Critique Corner, we focus on a submission by Jeff a.k.a. JeproxShots from his Monster Hunter Guild Sweetheart photoshoot, and we have invited Beethy, Darrell of BGZ Studio, Vince of Darkain Multimedia, and Al a.k.a. Shunichi Al Hayashi to comment on the photo.
Final Fantasy IX, released in 2000, has been enjoying a resurgence lately in the cosplay scene. It has been traditionally eclipsed by other Final Fantasies such as VII, X, and XIII in costume popularity, so as a FFIX fan, I was really happy to see some amazing cosplayers do justice to the character designs.
This month’s Featured Photographer hails all the way from China. Due to some freak issues, this month’s interview is a bit different.
Animation on Display (AoD) is a small local convention that takes place annually and has been steadily growing every year. Situated inside of the gorgeous Hotel Kabuki in the heart of San Francisco Japantown, I’ve been attending AoD now for the past four years and have always had a great time.
Check out this year’s roundup of the Best of Features for Katsucon.