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The Cosplay Wonders of Polychrome Dreams

Posted June 24, 2014 by E. Ortiz

In another of our irregular series highlighting individual cosplayers, we spotlight the creative works of Polychrome Dreams, a talented cosplayer from the D.C.-Maryland-Virginia region.  

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Special Cosplay at ‘Special Edition New York City’

Posted June 23, 2014 by Rodney Brown

While most opinions are that New York City Comic Con’s “Special Edition New York City,” held two weekends ago in Manhattan, was a little underwhelming from both a content standpoint and in the number of cosplayers that attended, there was still enough for Adam Etheridge to produce a solid gallery of more than 100 images. Among […]

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While We Were Down: Batman Revealed, and Dr. Strange?

Posted May 15, 2014 by Rodney Brown

So while our servers were getting a much needed celebrity makeover, it wasn’t like there was much that happened in the overall nerd world. Oh, wait… First, Zack Snyder took to Twitter to show us all the first look at the new Batman suit for the upcoming not-Justice League movie (really, it isn’t!) Superman vs. Batman. It […]

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Zenkaikon 2014 Cosplay Gallery by Adam Etheridge!

Posted April 29, 2014 by Rodney Brown

We were lucky enough to have Adam Etheridge shooting for us at last weekend’s Zenkaikon, held at the Lancaster County Convention Center in Lancaster, Penn. In the area considered to be ground central for the Pennsylvania Amish community, thousands of anime, comics, games and science fiction fans gathered, many of them in glorious cosplay. Check […]

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Megacon 2014 Cosplay Gallery Sunday

Posted March 27, 2014 by Rodney Brown

Sunday at Orlando-based Megacon was much more suited for the new, larger venue as far as crowds were concerned. Even still, like I said about Saturday’s photo gallery, it would have been impossible to capture pictures of even half of all the amazing cosplays at the con. Below is a gallery of the shots I […]

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Katsucon 2014: 20 Years Old and Still Some Growing Pains

Posted February 21, 2014 by JIbrii Ransom

Katsucon is a three day annual anime convention that takes place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. It is traditionally held in February over Presidents Day weekend, and was previously held in various locations around Virginia, and Washington, D.C. This is my second time at Katsucon, and this year […]

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MAGfest 2014 Cosplay Gallery!

Posted January 27, 2014 by Kiera Vallone

Our very own photography editor KBV Photography went to MAGfest at the Gaylord Resort in Maryland and delivered this cool collection of photos of cosplayers.  

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IKKiCON 2013 Cosplay Gallery by Angelwing Photography

Posted January 26, 2014 by Rodney Brown

Angelwing Photography went to IKKiCON in Austin, Texas back in December, and took these amazing photos of some truly awesome cosplayers (that Cherno Alpha drift team!) Angelwing Photography is based in Texas and always provides us outstanding cosplay pictures from the Lone Star State.

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Oni-Con 2013 Cosplay Gallery by Angelwing Photography

Posted January 23, 2014 by Angelwing

Angelwing Photography went to Oni-Con in Galveston Texas back in October, and took these amazing photos of some really talented cosplayers. Angelwing Photography is based in Texas and always provides us outstanding cosplay pictures from the Lone Star State.

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Ichibancon Cosplay Gallery, Part One

Posted January 22, 2014 by E. Ortiz

Double Stomp Productions was at Ichibancon and sent us these wonderful photos of some of the great cosplayers that were there this year. Below is a brief rundown of the con from Double Stomp’s Willie Brown, followed by the great pictures. And don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for links to many of the […]

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Arisia 2014 Cosplay Gallery

Posted January 20, 2014 by Rodney Brown

Arisia is an old-school science fiction and fantasy convention held in Boston every January, with panels on topics like gender roles in science fiction movies and proper etiquette in boffer games, among many others. The cosplay trends toward steampunk and fantasy, but there is also a good showing of superheroes and even some gaming cosplays. […]

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xkcd Nails the Truth About Cosplay Elitism (Without Mentioning Cosplay)

Posted January 8, 2014 by Rodney Brown

Read this on-point cartoon from the wonderful site xkcd.com and replace any reference to “photography,” “pictures” and “sunset” with “cosplay.” It sums up exactly how I feel about people who try to define what is — or more commonly, what isn’t — real cosplay.

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This Cosplayer’s Naga Costume Will Blow Your Mind

Posted January 3, 2014 by E. Ortiz

This is Russian Cosplayer Vermine Venom‘s incredible original cosplay of a Naga or Hebi creature. Although I couldn’t find the photographer who helped with her shots (and if someone knows, please let me know so I can credit them), they did a great job showcasing how elaborate is the construction of her snake tail. You […]

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Lovely Pin-Up Styled Captain America Cosplay by Katy Scarlett!

Posted January 2, 2014 by E. Ortiz

What happens when you get two great photographers (Alex Valderana and Noxi Photography), a creative cosplayer named Katy Scarlett and Captain America? We have some of the spectacular shots of Katy Scarlett’s cosplay of a classic pin-up style version of Captain America at Super Megafest 2013. Special thanks to photographers Manny Rude, Alex Valderana, and […]

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My Best Cosplay Shots of 2013: The Ladies

Posted December 31, 2013 by Rodney Brown

If I thought picking the best photos for yesterday’s rundown of the best male cosplay shots of 2013 was tough, today’s was even more challenging. In fact, I couldn’t stick to 12, so I present a baker’s dozen of the most amazing cosplay shots featuring ladies I took in 2013. Like the last two retrospectives […]

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My Best Cosplay Shots of 2013: The Gents

Posted December 30, 2013 by Rodney Brown

This is the second in a three-part series looking back at some of the most amazing cosplays I got a chance to shoot in 2013. I was a very busy year for me for cons and cosplay photography. I was privileged to get to go to cosplay powerhouse cons like Katsucon, Megacon and DragonCon for the […]

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Yes, these three perfect dwarves from The Hobbit are women. I had no idea until I told them I was shooting for Nerd Caliber and Thorin said in a very feminine voice, "Oh, that's cool!"
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My Best Cosplay Shots of 2013: Genderbenders and Crossplayers

Posted December 29, 2013 by Rodney Brown

2013 was a very busy year for me for cons and cosplay photography. I was privileged to get to go to cosplay powerhouse cons like Katsucon, Megacon and DragonCon for the first time this year, and managed to take photos of some truly mind-blowing cosplayers and costumes. Starting today I will post a list of […]

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Momocon Cosplay On Ice 2013

Posted December 18, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Momocon “Cosplayers on Ice” took place on Dec. 8, 2013 and Willie of Double Stomp Productions had the opportunity to be a part of this event! Here is what he had to say about the experience: “Needless to say, we had a blast! It was a great chance to get everyone amped up for what […]

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Super MegaFest 2013 Cosplay Gallery: Day 2

Posted December 5, 2013 by Rodney Brown

The last day of any con is the quietest, and that was no different at Super MegaFest, a multi-entertainment con held in Framingham, Mass. However, the cosplayers were still out in full force, as were the celebrities, and I know the highlight for cosplay guests Nicole Marie Jean and Destiny Nickelsen was meeting Jon Heder (picture […]

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Super MegaFest 2013 Cosplay Gallery: Day 1

Posted November 27, 2013 by Rodney Brown

One of the last conventions in the New England area each year is Super MegaFest, a multi-entertainment con held in Framingham, Mass., that has become a sort of Dragon Con Lite for New England area cosplayers. Below you can see more than 100 photos from the first day of the two-day convention, shot mostly by […]

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Marvelous M. Bison Attire Cammy Cosplay by Alexia Jean Gray!

Posted November 25, 2013 by Rodney Brown

  At the past weekend’s Super MegaFest comic book and entertainment convention held in Framingham, Mass., Florida cosplayer Alexia Jean Gray braved the New England deep-freeze to be a cosplay guest, along with Pennsylvania’s Soni Aralynn and native New Englanders Nicole Marie Jean, Destiny Nickelsen and Renata Gatti. We got a chance to do a […]

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Review: Rhode Island Comic Con 2013

Posted November 5, 2013 by Rodney Brown

Like any two-year old, Rhode Island Comic Con is experiencing growing pains. But this past weekend it proved itself to be a beautiful baby comic convention, with a broad appeal to attendees outside the comic book world. Mind you, the con took place despite the best attempts by fate to disrupt it. On Friday, the […]

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Rhode Island Comic Con 2013 Cosplay Gallery!

Posted November 4, 2013 by Rodney Brown

Check out your Editor in Chief’s cosplay shots from the biggest little comic convention on the East Coast, Rhode Island Comic Con — set to hit around 50,000 attendees in just its second year.

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New York Comic Con 2013 Cosplay Gallery!

Posted October 29, 2013 by Kiera Vallone

Check out KBV Photography‘s cool collection of photos of cosplayers from New York Comic Con 2013!

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New York Comic Con 2013 – Sunday Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 29, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Our fourth collection of cosplay pictures from the New York Comic Con 2013 is up! These awesome pictures are taken by photographer Adam Etheridge. Stay tuned for more videos and photos of what we saw at NYCC 2013! You can view our Thursday collection here! And Friday’s collection here! And Saturday’s collection here!

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New York Comic Con 2013 – Saturday Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 24, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Our third collection of cosplay pictures from the New York Comic Con 2013 is up! These awesome pictures are taken by photographer Adam Etheridge. Stay tuned for more videos and photos of what we saw at NYCC 2013! You can view our Thursday collection here! And Friday’s collection here!

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New York Comic Con 2013 – Friday Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 22, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Our second collection of cosplay pictures from the New York Comic Con 2013 is up! These awesome pictures are taken by photographer Adam Etheridge. Stay tuned for more videos and photos of what we saw at NYCC 2013! You can view our Thursday collection here!

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What Was I Thinking? Nerd Caliber Gets an Editor in Chief

Posted October 21, 2013 by Rodney Brown

Howdy everybody. I would like to introduced myself, describe a bit of my background, the way I work and some of my ideas for the future of Nerd Caliber. But before that let me assure you that Emmanuel isn’t going anywhere, except a bit further away from the daily content grind. He is still the […]

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New York Comic Con 2013 – Thursday Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 20, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Our first collection of cosplay pictures from the New York Comic Con 2013 is up! These awesome pictures are taken by photographer Adam Etheridge. Stay tuned for more videos and photos of what we saw at NYCC 2013! You can view Friday’s gallery here!

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Blob Fest 2013 Lives Again … Through Pictures!

Posted July 17, 2013 by Shawn Proctor

All photo credits: Colin Proctor.

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Cosplay Photographers: Where Would We Be Without you?

Posted June 4, 2013 by JIbrii Ransom

You know what I love most about debuting a new cosplay at a convention? The amazing photographers, who take the most incredible photos of my newest creations. Cosplay photographers really make cosplaying worth it, and without them most of us wouldn’t have any recognition, or amazing pics of the cosplays that we do. So I […]

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Anime Boston 2013 Cosplay Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter!

Posted May 31, 2013 by E. Ortiz

One of my favorite  professional photographers, FirstPerson Shooter, took some exciting hallway shots of the cosplayers that attended Anime Boston 2013. Check it out and see why he should be your favorite photographer as well!

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Kimihako Blade’s Enchanting Cosplay of ZATANNA at MTAC 2013

Posted May 3, 2013 by E. Ortiz

MTAC 2013 had a lot of amazing cosplayers attending their event, including Kimihako Blade, whose interpretation of Zatanna is… shall I say it? Pure magic! Kimihako, who comes from Mississippi, does a great job cosplaying one of DC Comics’ powerful magicians. These awesome photos were taken by Bentpic5 Photography!

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Out Of This World TRON Cosplay at MegaCon 2013!

Posted April 15, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Check out cosplayer Greg Washington‘s interpretation of TRON at MegaCon 2013, with photos taken by Ken AD Photography.

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Mass Effect Renegade Shepard Cosplay by Bill Doran of Punished Props

Posted April 5, 2013 by E. Ortiz

At PAX East 2013, we met up with Punished Props‘ Bill Doran, where not only did we get some awesome shots of his Renegade Shepard cosplay from Mass Effect, taken by FirstPerson Shooter, but we also did an interview with Bill about why he loves making amazing props!    

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Hope and Serah – Final Fantasy XIII Cosplay – Momocon 2013

Posted April 4, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Check out these awesome cosplays by Sanguine Cosplay of characters Hope Estheim and Serah Farron from the video game Final Fantasy XIII. These photos were taken by Bentpic5 at Momocon 2013.

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SPIDER SLICER! Bioshock Cosplay by Marie Grey

Posted April 4, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Cosplayer Marie Grey created this terrifyingly beautiful cosplay of a Spider Slicer. Spider Slicer are one of the popular lurkers you encounter in the dark world of Bioshock, a video game from Irrational Games. These photos were taken by FirstPerson Shooter at PAX East 2013.

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Incredible Janna The Storm’s Fury (League of Legends) Cosplay

Posted April 3, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Seattle cosplayer BritTheBadger created this awesome interpretation of Janna, The Storm’s Fury, from the popular League of Legends video game. In this article, we not only have a collection of great pictures of her cosplay taken by FirstPerson Shooter but also we also had a chance to do a video interview with her about the […]

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Kristen Hughey as JADE – Mortal Kombat Cosplay at PAX East 2013

Posted April 2, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Kristen Hughey and FirstPerson Shooter has made Jade, the ruthless fighter from the Mortal Kombat video games, come to life! Check out these amazing photos by Firstperson Shooter of Kristen Hughey’s Jade taken at PAX East 2013.

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Ritsu and Mio as Romeo and Juliet – K-ON Cosplay at Momocon 2013

Posted March 31, 2013 by E. Ortiz

At Momocon 2013, Yashuntafun and T H A M put together this impressive cosplay of Mio Akiyama and Ritsu Tainaka, who are dressed up as Romeo and Juliet for their class play, from the Japanese series K-ON. These great photos were taken by Benpic5.

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Finn! Adventure Time Cosplay by Stacey Rebecca – MegaCon 2013

Posted March 31, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Cosplayer and model Stacey Rebecca put together this lovely interpretation of Finn, one of the main heroes from the very popular Adventure Time series.  These photos were taken at Megacon 2013 by FirstPerson Shooter.

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The Most Amazing Momocon 2013 Cosplay Gallery!

Posted March 27, 2013 by Bentpic5

Momocon is an anime convention that was once hosted by The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. The convention is run by the Georgia Tech club Anime O-Tekku since its inception in 2005. From 2005 to 2011 there was no entry fee to MomoCon. From its beginning through 2011, it was held on the […]

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Poison Ivy Cosplay by AlyChu – MegaCon 2013

Posted March 26, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Check out these amazing cosplay photos taken by FirstPerson Shooter of AlyChu Cosplay‘s interpretation of Poison Ivy. For those unfamiliar, Poison Ivy is one of the more popular villains (or anti-hero, depending who the writer is) in Batman’s rogues gallery. These photos were taken at Megacon 2013.

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Red Sonja Cosplay – Interview with Cosplayer Nicole Marie Jean

Posted March 26, 2013 by JIbrii Ransom

In our latest article with cosplayer Nicole Marie Jean, not only do we have a great set of photos of her Red Sonja cosplay taken by FirstPerson Shooter but we also have an video interview with her as well. The photos were shot in Megacon 2013 but the video, interviewed by Jibrii Ransom, was filmed […]

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Incredible Female Spawn Cosplay at Katsucon 2013

Posted March 12, 2013 by E. Ortiz

If you went to Katsucon, (if you missed it, see here and here), you know there were some incredible cosplays showcased there. AshB Images took these amazing pictures of Krystal Mewpuff‘s Spawn cosplay. When I asked Krystal if there were in any difficulties in making and wearing this costume, she said, “Difficulties would include, breathing, sitting, getting into […]

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Amazing Supergirl and Rydia (Final Fantasy) Cosplay by Ani-Mia!

Posted March 10, 2013 by E. Ortiz

At the Emerald City Comicon, photographer Bill Hinsee took some quick shots of Ani-Mia cosplaying Rydia from Final Fantasy and Supergirl. Check them out!

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Ani-Mia’s Silk Spectre Cosplay – Emerald City Comicon 2013

Posted March 8, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Bill Hinsee Photography met up with popular cosplayer Ani-Mia and took these awesome shots of her Silk Spectre (Sally Jupiter) cosplay. For those unfamiliar with the character Silk Spectre, she was one of the main characters in the Watchmen movie and graphic novel. These shots were taken at the Emerald City Comicon 2013.

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Steampunk Harley Quinn – Emerald City Comic Con 2013

Posted March 6, 2013 by E. Ortiz

Check out these marvelous set of photos of Devious Cosplay‘s version of Steampunk Harley Quinn taken by Bill Hinsee Photography. These photos were shot at the Emerald City Comic Con 2013 in Seattle, Washington.

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Katsucon 2013 – My Little Pony Cosplay Collection

Posted March 6, 2013 by Kiera Vallone

During our time at Katsucon 2013, photographer Kiera Vallone of KBV Photography was able to grab these great photos from a My Little Pony photoshoot gathering that featured a lot of great cosplays!

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Katsucon 2013 Cosplay Gallery

Posted March 5, 2013 by Kiera Vallone

Katsucon had such a large gathering of all sorts of great cosplayers, and this is KBV Photography‘s collection of photos taken at the convention.

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