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Otakon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday, Part 1!

Posted August 1, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The Baltimore Convention Center last weekend yet again hosted the anime-focused convention Otakon, and we sent Adam Etheridge there to cover all the excellent cosplay. Here is the first of two galleries of his photos from Saturday. When you are done with this gallery, check out the shots from Friday as well. Photo gallery tips: Once the page […]

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Otakon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Friday!

Posted July 31, 2015 by Rodney Brown

One of the nation’s largest anime-focused conventions, Otakon, was held at the Baltimore Convention Center last weekend, and we had Adam Etheridge there to grab photos of the amazing cosplayers that showed up. According to online observations (not any official numbers to be clear) attendance this year was down slightly from last year, possibly in […]

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Ain’t No Party Like a Nerdy Party

Posted July 26, 2015 by Rodney Brown

At last year’s DragonCon, I was talking to Micah of Beat Down Boogie, and he was telling me about what was on his mind for the future, now that its very popular Mario Warfare series was wrapping up. He mentioned the idea that he would like to leverage some of the many years worth of […]

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Anime Expo 2015 Cosplay Gallery!

Posted July 23, 2015 by Rodney Brown

While most of us were enjoying grilled food and summer weather over the July 4th holiday weekend, more than 90,000 anime fans flocked to the Los Angeles Convention Center for Anime Expo. The convention labels itself as the largest anime-focused event in North America, and with numbers like that it seems a valid claim. This […]

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A ConnectiCon First Timer In A Pricey Court

Posted July 21, 2015 by JIbrii Ransom

(Ed. Note: As I hinted yesterday, we have one more ConnectiCon gallery to go. At the bottom of this review are shots taken by Jibrii himself, so check ’em out!) Whenever a friend talked about their experience at ConnectiCon to me it was never in a good light. Since I first heard about it in 2013 I have […]

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ConnectiCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday!

Posted July 20, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The final set from your editor from ConnectiCon is all of the shots from Sunday. While the number of Steven Universe cosplayers was down from previous days, the other big new cosplay trend, Mad Max: Fury Road, was in full force as you can see. Representing the latest Mad Max movie were HaruVamp (twice) and Eliza from […]

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ConnectiCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 3!

Posted July 19, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Wrapping up the Saturday galleries from 2015 ConnectiCon is the third set of photos. In this group are cosplayers Chelsea Von Chastity, Peaches from Wicked Geeky, Vanity Fox, Pixie Belle Cosplay and HaruVamp, among many others. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in […]

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ConnectiCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 2!

Posted July 18, 2015 by Rodney Brown

We’re in the middle of the Saturday galleries from the 2015 edition of ConnectiCon. This gallery is loaded with cosplayers, such as Dancing Fool Cosplay, Amalgam Cosplay and Blue Sky’s Cosplay; Dollicious; Neocoolstar Cosplay; Princess Gigglesnort and Teragarm Cosplay; the Hero Army (with a bunch of Disney characters jumping in); Katastrophe Cosplay; ATK PWR; Chubby Buns Cosplay […]

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ConnectiCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 1!

Posted July 17, 2015 by Rodney Brown

In early to mid July in the Connecticut River valley in central Connecticut — home of Hartford and  ConnectiCon — things can get pretty swampy. This past weekend was no exception, so while you may see plenty of shots elsewhere from the stairs outside the Connecticut Convention Center, your comfort-loving editor in chief stayed in the […]

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ConnectiCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 2!

Posted July 16, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The second Friday gallery from ConnectiCon this year includes, among others, cosplayers such as Peaches from Wicked Geeky, Pixie Belle Cosplay (again), Jewbacca Cosplay (also again – seriously, how do you people change so fast?), Chibi Kitsune Cosplay, RachniQueen Cosplay and the amazing SACScosplay in their steampunk Kingdom Hearts costumes. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the […]

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ConnectiCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 1!

Posted July 15, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The largest nerd convention in the Nutmeg State is ConnectiCon, held each year at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. In the past few years the convention has been transitioning from being mainly an anime-focused event to a more general pop culture one like Super MegaFest in Massachusetts or Rhode Island Comic Con in Providence. […]

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Mashup Cosplays on ‘Embrace Your Geekiness Day’!

Posted July 13, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Today is Embrace Your Geekiness Day (seriously, Google it). Since most of my fellow geeks geek out over multiple fandoms, I thought it would be appropriate to do a small gallery of some of my favorite mashups — the combining of two worlds of fandom or pop culture into one awesome pun or inside joke. […]

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Summer Heat: Pharoah Nidalee and Lee Sin

Posted July 8, 2015 by Rodney Brown

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be one of a handful of photographers invited to a Cosplay Pool Party, featuring League of Legends cosplayers wearing costumes based on the Pool Party skin for various game characters.  At that party I shot enough awesome cosplayers to create eight individual galleries! Up first is a two-fer: […]

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Sunday MASSive Comic Con Gallery!

Posted July 7, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The last gallery from the first ever MASSive Comic Con, held recently in Worcester, Mass., is the biggest from the two-day convention, but only by a couple dozen images. All added up, I have posted 433 images from that convention, a sign that is was very well attended, at least by cosplayers. In this gallery […]

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Summer Heat: League of Legends Pool Party at AnimeNEXT!

Posted July 6, 2015 by Rodney Brown

It’s almost like Riot Games knew we were planning this Summer Heat series. Why else would it have introduced a Pool Party skin for nearly every League of Legends character? OK, probably not that reason, but still it is something we can take advantage of. Our man Adam Etheridge did just that during AnimeNEXT recently, […]

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Saturday MASSive Comic Con Gallery, Part 3!

Posted July 6, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Finally, here is the last set from the first day of the first ever MASSive Comic Con, held a couple weekends ago at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. While I am not a wrestling fan, you would be remiss in not paying attention to the accurate and somewhat disturbing cosplay of CM Punk by the […]

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Saturday MASSive Comic Con Gallery, Part 2!

Posted July 4, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The second gallery of three from the first day of the brand new convention MASSive Comic Con is loaded with amazing cosplayers, including nearly a dozen from the Connecticut-based group The Hero Army, which was at the convention helping out with a fundraising table for Autism Speaks. Also in this gallery is Wonderllama Cosplay as the Netflix […]

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Saturday MASSive Comic Con Gallery, Part 1!

Posted July 3, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Even though it was an inaugural event, MASSive Comic Con held in Worcester, MA, this past weekend was a big hit, based on the number of cosplayer photos I took. For Saturday alone of the two-day event, I have enough photos to create three 100-images galleries, so here is the first one. In this gallery are a […]

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NorthEast Comic Con 2015 Gallery!

Posted July 2, 2015 by Rodney Brown

I was only able to get to Northeast Comic Con on Sunday when it was held at the Shriner’s Auditorium in Wilmington, MA, a few weekends ago. But, despite having a rough inaugural convention last year, there was still enough cosplayers in attendance to get nearly 100 photos on Sunday alone. Having Adam West as a […]

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Anime Mid-Atlantic Cosplay Gallery by Howell’s Visions, Sunday!

Posted July 2, 2015 by Rodney Brown

As is always the case at a convention, Sunday at Anime Mid-Atlantic saw fewer cosplayers than previous days filling up the Chesapeake Conference Center in the city of Chesapeake, VA. Once again, Howell’s Visions Photography went there to take pictures for us, following on from his gallery from Friday and Saturday. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the […]

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Anime Mid-Atlantic Cosplay Gallery by Howell’s Visions, Saturday!

Posted July 1, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Anime Mid-Atlantic is a convention held at the Chesapeake Conference Center in the city of Chesapeake, VA. Howell’s Visions Photography went there to take pictures for us, and following on from his gallery from Friday is this one from the second day of the anime-focused (but clearly not exclusive) convention. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will […]

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Anime Mid-Atlantic Cosplay Gallery by Howell’s Visions, Friday!

Posted June 29, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Keeping the anime fans happy in the Commonwealth of Virginia is Anime Mid-Atlantic, a convention held at the Chesapeake Conference Center in the city of Chesapeake (oddly enough, which is not on Chesapeake Bay). This year we were lucky enough to get Howell’s Visions Photography to take pictures for us, and first up is this gallery from […]

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EternalCon Cosplay Gallery from KBV Photography!

Posted June 28, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The summer con season is well upon us. Two weekends ago we had photographers at a handful of conventions including Long Island’s EternalCon. Held each year at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, Eternal Con is a comic con that has grown into a general nerd and pop culture convention. We sent KBV Photography […]

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AnimeNEXT Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge, Saturday

Posted June 26, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The NJ-based anime convention AnimeNEXT continues to produce content for us. Now we have the third and final set of shots taken by Adam Etheridge at the recent convention held at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, NJ. In the set you can find Mark Hyrullian Cosplay in his amazing Thor armor, and Kayla Ann Cosplay as a perfect Janine […]

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AnimeNEXT Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge, Friday, Part 2!

Posted June 24, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Our second gallery from AnimeNEXT is the second half of the shots taken Friday by Adam Etheridge at the recent convention held at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, NJ. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in case you want to scroll faster than the […]

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AnimeNEXT Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge, Friday, Part 1!

Posted June 23, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Once again this year we had our man in the Garden State, Adam Etheridge, hit up AnimeNEXT, held a couple weekends ago at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, NJ. The summer staple of the East Coast anime cosplay community again produced a pile of excellent cosplays for Adam to shoot, and this is the […]

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HeroesCon Cosplay Gallery from Double Stomp!

Posted June 21, 2015 by Rodney Brown

For more than 30 years, HeroesCon has brought comic book creators and fans together in Charlotte, NC, for a celebration focused very strongly on heroic comics. This year the convention is being held this weekend, still going on as I type this. Sure, there is a very large Indie representation, but it is the superhero […]

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When Cosplay Becomes ‘Causeplay’

Posted June 19, 2015 by Rodney Brown

If you have been a fan of cosplay for any real number of years, you probably know who Meagan Marie is. A former games industry journalist, she is now inside the industry itself, working as Community & Communications Manager for Crystal Dynamics, the maker of the recent Lara Croft reboots. So it makes sense that […]

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Colossalcon Wins Over Another Newbie

Posted June 17, 2015 by JIbrii Ransom

Colossalcon is an annual anime, gaming, and Japanese culture convention that takes place at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio. Going in for its 13th year, Colossalcon takes place every year in June, making it a perfect con to kick off the summer. Ever since I saw the MLZ Studios cosplay music video from Colossalcon […]

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Final Fantasy VII Cosplay Retrospective!

Posted June 16, 2015 by Rodney Brown

In light of the news from yesterday’s Sony E3 press conference that Square Enix will remake Final Fantasy VII, here are a bunch of cosplayers portraying characters from that game. According to the website Final Fantasy World Apart, that could include Cloud Strife, Aeris Gainsborough, Barret Wallace, Tifa Lockhart, Red XIII, Cid Highwind, Cait Sith, Yuffie […]

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Summer Heat: Lady Amalthea Swimsuit Cosplay!

Posted June 11, 2015 by Rodney Brown

In light of the sad passing of Christopher Lee at the age of 93 today, I am rushing out the Summer Heat set I shot just yesterday of Gwendolyn Taylor as Amalthea in a swimsuit. Lee was the voice of King Haggard in the classic animated movie The Last Unicorn, and we shot on the […]

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NYCC Special Edition 2015 Cosplay Gallery!

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The spinoff convention from New York Comic Con, Special Edition NYC, was held last weekend on the East River in Manhattan again. Unlike last year, which featured both comic creators and celebrity guests, the 2015 version of the convention was devoted just to creators. Based on the photos our man Cantera Image brought back from […]

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Summer Heat: X-Men Swimsuit Cosplay At ColossalCon!

Posted June 8, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Since ColossalCon is held every June at the Kalahari Resort, with its own waterpark, it is no surprise that swimsuit cosplays are a common sight. This year we had a number of people covering the con, and one of our newest contributors, photographer The Portrait Dude (Wes), captured this outstanding group of X-Men ladies in […]

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Fanime 2015: A Fan Favorite

Posted June 7, 2015 by E. Ortiz

(Ed. Note: Cosplayer ImaginEeri went to Fanime a couple weekends ago and wrote this impression of the convention for us.) Memorial Day weekend sees people in costumes take over the streets of San Jose, Calif., around the convention center. Every restaurant is full of people in colourful wigs, placing orders; the lobbies of hotels are […]

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MomoCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery By Double Stomp Productions

Posted June 5, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Our last gallery from Atlanta’s 2015 MomoCon comes from Willie of Double Stomp Productions, also a Georgia-based photographer as is Blake of Bentpic5, whose first gallery and second one have been published. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in case you want to […]

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Fan Expo Dallas 2015 Cosplay Gallery!

Posted June 4, 2015 by E. Ortiz

When the company that runs Canada’s Fan Expo convention bought then-named Dallas Comic Con in February 2014, it only took a year to change the name to Fan Expo Dallas. This year the newly rebranded convention was held this past weekend, and we were lucky enough to get Ayden Grace Photography to take pictures of the cosplayers […]

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MomoCon Cosplay Gallery Part 2 From BentPic5!

Posted June 3, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Next up in our photo coverage of Atlanta’s 2015 MomoCon is the second gallery from Bentpic5, of images from Saturday and Sunday. Photo gallery tips: Once the images load, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in case you want to scroll faster than the preset. And to see the entire gallery as thumbnails, click on the […]

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MomoCon Cosplay Gallery Part 1 From BentPic5!

Posted June 2, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Atlanta’s other general nerdery convention, MomoCon, was held last weekend, and while there were some reports of increased harassing activity over previous years, most people posting on various social media venues — and in the many pictures our team there captured — seemed to be enjoying themselves immensely. MomoCon had grown to about 15,000 unique […]

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Summer Heat: Black Widow Beach Cosplay

Posted May 28, 2015 by Rodney Brown

This may look like Black Widow in a sexy bathing suit on the Adriatic Coast near somewhere like Dubrovnik. But it is actually Enchanted Cupcake Cosplay, taken on the Nahant Beach. Whether posing glamorously with a stylish wrap, or in action stances ready to kick butt, she is always gorgeous. In case you don’t know, […]

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Atlantic City Boardwalk Con Sunday Cosplay Gallery!

Posted May 24, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The third day of the first ever Atlantic City Boardwalk Con was still busy, and our photographer on the scene Adam Etheridge managed to hang in for one final day to get pictures of the cosplayers who still had enough energy to get into costume. Appearing again in this gallery as they did in either or both the Friday […]

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Saturday Cosplay Gallery From Atlantic City Boardwalk Con!

Posted May 23, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The inaugural Atlantic City Boardwalk Con was held on the New Jersey shore last weekend, and our man in the tri-state region Adam Etheridge was there to capture pictures of the amazing cosplayers. In this gallery from Saturday you will find new shots of cosplayers that were also in the Friday gallery, such as Miracole Burns, Ivy Doomkitty, Abby […]

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Friday Atlantic City Boardwalk Con Gallery!

Posted May 22, 2015 by Rodney Brown

After coming off a busy weekend at Wizard World Philly, our man in the tri-state region Adam Etheridge raced over to the New Jersey Coast for another busy weekend to cover the inaugural Atlantic City Boardwalk Con. As an event organized by a team that included a couple of Marvel Comics’ top event people, it’s no […]

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Unlike The Con, Nauticon Gallery Isn’t 21+ – Much

Posted May 19, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Before the tourist season starts in Provincetown, Mass., the very last resort on the very tip of Cape Cod, the Provincetown Inn, is completely taken over by Nauticon. The name is both a reference to the nautical nature of P-town (as it is known), which still has a working fishing fleet, and the fact that […]

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Sunday Wizard World 2015 Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge!

Posted May 18, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia,was held last weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and our man Adam Etheridge got enough photos to have separate galleries for all three days. You can check out the gallery of photos from Friday here and the Saturday gallery is here. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads, you will see the Forward and Back […]

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Saturday Wizard World 2015 Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge!

Posted May 17, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia,was held last weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and our man Adam Etheridge got enough photos to have separate galleries for all three days. You can check out the gallery of photos from Friday here. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, […]

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Friday Wizard World Philly 2015 Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge!

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rodney Brown

One of the linchpin conventions in the Wizard World Empire is held in the City of Brotherly Love, and this year our man in the area, Adam Etheridge, was there to get photos of the great cosplayers. The convention, officially called Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, was held last weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. […]

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Anime Boston 2015 Cosplay Gallery by Cantera Images!

Posted May 8, 2015 by Rodney Brown

We are not yet finished with the excellent time that was Anime Boston this year. Below you can find the gallery of photos from our contributor Cantera Image. Manny set up right next to the table we had to promote our August 15 convention, Cosplay And Photography Expo, and got some amazing images. I even […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Part 3!

Posted May 7, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Finally we have the third and last gallery of cosplay pics from Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH. When I say that I shot about as many pics as a two- or three-day convention at this one-day event, in this case that added up to 308 photos. The great folks at […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Part 2!

Posted May 6, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, this year saw one of the largest gatherings of cosplayers of any FCBD event in the country — more so than many smaller conventions. Because of that, in the 8 hours of shooting pics, I took more than I do for many two- or even […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2015 Cosplay Gallery, Part 1!

Posted May 5, 2015 by Rodney Brown

There are conventions all over the East Coast that would love to get the attendance that Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, gets for it’s one day celebration of Free Comic Book Day. This year, Double Midnight employee Pat Covey, and his convention support business C2 ECO, attempted to gather the largest group photo shoot […]

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