For those of you not hiding under a bed afraid of triskaidekaphobia — or of machete-wielding psychos from summer camp — below I have a trio of cosplays of Jason Voorhees, the not-quite-dead son of the psycho cook at Camp Crystal Lake. From the spot on version taken at Super MegaFest in 2011, to the bloody […]
At Arisia we got a chance to work with contributors we haven’t seen in months (welcome back Grace!, and you rock Luis!), but we also started working with a new photographer based here in New England, John Green. He has been shooting cosplay at conventions for a couple of years now and he has a […]
OK, I know it is the anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, not the actual birth of the country, but who lets facts get in the way of celebrating? Not us ‘Mericans! Below is a gallery of some of my favorite shots of cosplayers celebrating the red, white and blue. Not all are […]
MomoCon 2014 was held this past weekend at the Hilton and the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. This con has gone from a small free con hosted by a college club into a top con to be at in the Southeast. This year it reached a new high of 14,600 attendees, which is a 20 percent increase from […]
While I was at the New Hampshire Renaissance Faire last weekend, I was thrilled to run into my friend and model Scarlet Renarde, who was working for not one, but two vendors! The good folks at both Aetas Designs and Lost Art Chains were kind enough to allow me to haul Scarlet around the faire […]
The fun from PAX East 2014 continues in this new gallery of cosplayers shot by our own KBV Photography at the biggest gaming convention on the East Coast. So return with us to halls of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
There was no chance any mechas were going to invade Zenkaikon late last month, with Yoko Littner on the job. Yoko is actually Ichigei Cosplay, and the photos were taken by our own KBV Photography at Zenkaikon’s home base of the Lancaster County Convention Center in Lancaster, Penn. Below check out the fantastic photos of […]
While it is true that the game League of Legends seems to be responsible for nearly half of all cosplay costumes at PAX East 2014, held this past weekend at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, that’s not a bad thing. Riot Games has stepped up its design for its characters in the past few […]
At the recent 20th anniversary Katsucon, our own photo boss KBV Photography took these shots of some amazing cosplayers inside the beautiful Gaylord Resort and outside. Check out the fun and frivolity below!
Katsucon is one of the US locations at which teams can qualify for the World Cosplay Summit. This year our own KBV Photography went to the Sunday event and got these shots of the cosplayers acting out their skits. The winning team was Bejitaballz Cosplay, with their Soul Calibur group (the team with the guy […]
Here is the second set of photos that Double Stomp Productions got at Ichibancon 2014. 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 Facebook pages of the cosplayers in the photos. […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
This year’s Comic Con came off like a grand wedding—a little old (“Firefly”), a little new (“The Walking Dead”), a little borrowed (Superhero Battle Royale panel), a little blue (two fantastic “Doctor Who” panels.) And like a great wedding reception there were moments of great joy and tears and a whole lot of Deadpools, Harley […]
What a wonderful WonderCon 2013. I saw a lot of old friends from out of state and I can tell you, the wait was worth it. First and foremost, I got to be with my fellow Chocolate Covered Cosplayer, Ginger of GnB Cosplay. I love seeing my sisters I also ran into Vampy the Vamptress, […]
Check out Photographer Bentpic5‘s latest collection of photos of Samuel Dickens and Kayla Marie, taken at MTAC 2013. Together, these two cosplayers are showing their interpretation of two characters from the Japanese series Soul Eater. Samuel is cosplaying the character Soul Eater Evans, a living weapon, literally, and Kayla is cosplaying Blair, a cat creature with magical powers.
Check out this awesome set of KBV Photography‘s gallery of cosplayers that attended this year’s Castle Point Anime Convention.
Anime Matsuri began in 2007 and celebrated its 7th year this past Easter Weekend at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston May 29-31st in 2013. This was the convention’s first year at the Hyatt and it attracted more than 14,000 attendees, the largest yet for Anime Matsuri. I started my Friday with a few shoots. […]
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!
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
I’ve always been a big fan of Propped Up Creations‘ work on video game cosplay, and was fortunate to be a part of a creative photoshoot of their Mass Effect characters running for President at the New York Comic Con last year. This year at PAX East they unveiled their Portal cosplays of GLaDOS, Chell […]
Cosplayers Amanda Finley and Tiffany Diaz put together this awesome costume mash-up of popular Adventure Time characters Princess Bubblegum and Marceline, the Vampire Queen and the sailor scouts of Sailor Moon. These awesome pictures were taken by Bentpic5 Photography at Momocon 2013.
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 […]
Check these great photos from KBV Photography‘s time at Springfest 2013, an anime convention located at a college in Brooklyn, New York.
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.
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 […]
I really enjoy seeing creative ways of reinventing popular genres and characters we have seen cosplayed many times before. Cosplay dynamic duo Cowbutt Crunchies (and Terezi in these photos is Vantasss) have put together this awesome Potterstuck cosplay, a mash-up of Harry Potter and Homestuck. Cowbutt Crunchies have put out amazing work before (with tutorials) and you can view […]
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!
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.
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.
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!
Interviewer Jibrii Ransom talks to photographer Kayhettin, owner of Elysiam Entertainment, about his love for cosplay photography and other issues surrounding his work. Included in this interview is a few words from popular cosplayer Yaya Han about the work of Elysiam Entertainment. Filmed at Katsucon 2013.
I really enjoy when cosplayers take familiar characters and reinvent them in marvelous and creative ways. In this article, we interview members of the cosplay group Human Sushi Cosplay about their Sailor Mercury and Sailor Venus cosplays that they designed and styled with the fashions of the 1950s. Also included are some lovely pictures taken […]
Check out FirstPerson Shooter‘s collection of cosplayer Stella Chuu‘s awesome portrayal of Rei Ayanami from the popular Japanese series Neon Genesis Evangelion. These were taken at Katsucon 2013.
Today’s cosplayer spotlight is on AmericanNia (https://www.facebook.com/theofficialpageofAmericanNia) and she is cosplaying Galadriel from one of the most popular films of 2012, The Hobbit. These were taken at Katsucon 2013 by KBV Photography.
Today, we are sharing with you the gorgeous photos of cosplayer Kitty Deane Albano taken at Templecon 2013 in Rhode Island. Photos are by Red Zebra Photography.
Anna Fischer is one of cosplay’s best photographers in America and I was very excited when she shared with me her latest cosplay gallery collection called The Plugsuit Project. The Plugsuit Project (PSP) are a series of photos that features special lighting that enhances PVC, latex, and Vinyl-fashioned cosplay. Here are her latest samples of her […]