The Bui attended the first ever Japan Expo USA convention with Ho Doug and JwaiDesign and Photography. Here’s what they got.
Big Wow ComicFest might be small in size, but it still manages to draw some big names. The Bui fills us in on the sights and sounds of this quickly growing convention.
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.
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.
Introducing a new series of articles where we take a unique, interesting, or challenging photo and explain how it was shot – the thought process behind it, the lighting setup, or simply the story of how it came to be. For this first installment, I’ve chosen this shot of EclecticManiac as Butterfly Rarity done at Fanime [...]
I spend quite a bit of time looking at cosplay photos and I’ve come to a conclusion that there are not enough nighttime cosplay photos, of which I think is a wonderful time that many cosplay photographers are missing out on to do photo shoots. Having spoken to a number of cosplay photographers, I’ve heard [...]
For the month of August 2012, Cosplay Photographers has chosen Andy Rakka, the amazing cosplay photographer! His style and approach has produced some amazing one-of-a-kind photos that resonate with everyone. Read his interview as we find out his criteria for selecting a cosplayer, where he learned his post processing skills, and more insights and thoughts on how to capture and create some of the work that qualifies him to be our monthly feature.
One of our very own Ambassadors was up at Anime North and brings back some photos and information for a con-coverage report.
Fanime 2012 came and went this year and while it had some notable problems, it was also a huge blast and the best Fanime so far! This is Cosplay Photographers’ first Fanime as well as first big anime convention since we started up things in October 2011. Come in and read our report as well as see our behind-the-scenes derp photos!