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AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 1

Posted June 23, 2017 by Rodney Brown

By all accounts, AnimeNEXT has grown quite a bit in its second year at the Atlantic City Convention Center. In 2016 the convention moved from its previous home in Somerset, NJ, to the land of the Boardwalk Empire. As he has for years, our Mid-Atlantic man on the scene Adam Etheridge went for us and brought back […]

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ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Sunday Part 2

Posted June 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We wrap up our hall shots coverage from ComiCONN, held for the first time at Foxwoods Resort Casino, with the second gallery from Sunday. To read all about how the first year back under the old name and in the new spot went check out my review. Cosplayers in this set include Anastasia Grace Cosplay, Just Saiyan Cosplay, Alie_Lynn, […]

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ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Sunday Part 1

Posted June 19, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Sunday at ComiCONN, held at Foxwoods Resort Casino, was just almost as busy as Saturday, and I almost have enough photos for three galleries, but I will post two sets with over 100 images each. Among the coplayers in this first gallery are Zombie Leader, Khepera Cosplay, Kati Coe, T Wylie’s Misfit Toys, Bombeii Cosplay and Photography, Kairos Malificus Cosplay, Cosplay […]

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ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 3

Posted June 16, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Saturday at ComiCONN, held at Foxwoods Resort Casino, was busy enough for me to get three good-sized galleries of photos, and we are up to gallery three. This gallery has cosplayers Cares O-Lot Cosplay, Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Quinnjob Cosplay, Zombie Leader, Glamazon_Painforest_Cosplay, AE Cosplay, Iron Hills Forge, and lots more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, […]

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ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted June 15, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second of the three galleries from Saturday of ComiCONN, held at Foxwoods Resort Casino, continues with shots taken inside the dealer room show floor. It also continues my struggle of using my new Flashpoint Zoom speedlite with a small box diffuser. The results don’t look much different than shooting straight on with the flash. In […]

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ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 1

Posted June 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The Connecticut convention ComiCONN has taken back it’s old name and moved into some new digs, the expansive Foxwoods Resort Casino. You can read all about how the first year back under the old name and in the new spot went in my review. But this article starts our photo coverage with the first of three sets […]

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Adam Etheridge Wizard World Philly 2017 Gallery 4

Posted June 13, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our last gallery by Adam Etheridge from Wizard World Philadelphia is from Sunday. The shortest of the three days, Adam still managed to get a bunch of quality photos, not only of cosplayers but also Famke Janssen and Jesse Eisenberg. Among the cosplayers in this Sunday set are Planet Ruby, Dayners, PhillyCosplay, Ms. Manda Cosplay, Selina MooneCosplay, and many […]

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Adam Etheridge Wizard World Philly 2017 Gallery 3

Posted June 12, 2017 by Rodney Brown

In the second of two sets that Adam Etheridge shot on Saturday at Wizard World Philadelphia we not only have a slew of excellent cosplayers, but also celebrities Sean Gunn and Jon Heder. Cosplayers in the gallery include LadyJ_Cosplay, Phoenix Rising Cosplay, Ivy Doomkitty, Brit Bliss, Danni Darling Cosplay, Soni Aralynn, Dayners, Starlight Goddess Cosplay, Xxfruitcakexx, Cosplay Jesus, and many […]

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Adam Etheridge Wizard World Philly 2017 Gallery 2

Posted June 11, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We now have the first of two sets that Adam Etheridge shot on Saturday at Wizard World Philadelphia. Among the cosplayers in this first set from Saturday are Ms. Manda Cosplay, Girl Who Waited, Jessica Grey, Harley Frances, and many others. Oh, and Gene Simmons and Chuck Norris. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will […]

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Adam Etheridge Wizard World Philly 2017 Gallery 1

Posted June 9, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Once again Adam Etheridge, our main photographer in the Mid-Atlantic region, covered Wizard World Philadelphia for us, and got enough shots for four galleries from the entire weekend. While the new crowd policies by WW Philly meant very restricted access to the hallways and natural light, Adam managed to find good shooting spots on the show floor. Cosplayers in […]

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Wizard World Philly 2017 Gallery 3 by FirstPerson Shooter

Posted June 6, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second of two sets from Saturday at Wizard World Philadelphia is the last from me, as we had to get back to Massachusetts Saturday night. But not to worry, we will also have a bunch of sets from Adam Etheridge, our picture powerhouse in the Mid-Atlantic region. Among the cosplayers in this set are Thatch Cosplay, […]

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Wizard World Philly 2017 Gallery 2 by FirstPerson Shooter

Posted June 5, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The first of two sets from Saturday at Wizard World Philadelphia shows the truth of what we were told — this con is one of the most lopsided when it comes to attendance, with Saturday having vastly larger crowds than any other day. Even though we left at 4 pm for the long drive back to Massachusetts, I […]

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Wizard World Philly 2017 Gallery 1 by FirstPerson Shooter

Posted June 4, 2017 by Rodney Brown

In a very last-minute decision, Emmanuel and I decided to make a quick trip to the City of Brotherly Love to attend Wizard World Philadelphia. I hadn’t been to Philly in 40 years, and he hadn’t been to that convention in 17 years. So it seemed like a good time to head south and meet […]

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Cosplay Gallery 2 of 2017 MomoCon Cosplay – Bentpic5

Posted May 30, 2017 by Bentpic5

This is the second half of MomoCon cosplay galleries in our photo coverage of Atlanta’s 2017 MomoCon from Bentpic5, featuring 70+ photos of awesome cosplays you could have seen this year. To see the first gallery of cosplayers at the con held at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta over Memorial Day weekend, click here. Cosplayers in this gallery […]

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Zenkaikon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by KBV Photography, Part 2

Posted May 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our convention veteran KBV Photography returned to Lancaster, Penn., to cover Zenkaikon this year, and brought us enough shots for two galleries of the excellent cosplayers showing off their work. As Kiera noted in her write-up of the convention last year, Zenkaikon has grown into a three-day event, with representation from fandoms as diverse as Harry Potter and American superhero […]

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Zenkaikon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by KBV Photography, Part 1

Posted May 13, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Returning to Lancaster, Penn., to cover Zenkaikon this year was convention veteran KBV Photography who brought us enough shots for two galleries of the excellent cosplayers showing off their work. As Kiera noted in her write-up of the convention last year, Zenkaikon has grown into a three-day event, with representation from fandoms as diverse as Harry Potter and American superhero […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2017 at Double Midnight, Part 3

Posted May 11, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The sun finally came out in time for our last gallery from Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH. We also started seeing more activity around our giveaway for a night’s stay at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Nashua, NH, the home of this year’s Cosplay And Photography Expo. The winner will […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2017 at Double Midnight, Part 2

Posted May 9, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, saw some pretty heavy rain at times, but also big crowds of comic book fans and cosplayers. During the event we held a giveaway for a night’s stay at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Nashua, NH, the home of this year’s Cosplay And Photography Expo. […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2017 at Double Midnight, Part 1

Posted May 8, 2017 by Rodney Brown

This past Saturday’s Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, was not quite as well attended as previous years due to rainy weather. That said, the store set another record for people lining up to get the first-in-line prizes — the first person settled in Thursday evening. Even with the rain, we managed to […]

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East Coast Comic Con 2017 Sunday Gallery

Posted May 5, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our second gallery from our first time we covered East Coast Comic Con is from the last day of the two-day convention, held at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Seacaucus, NJ. Again Adam Etheridge nabbed more than 100 shots of the excellent cosplayers. Among those cosplayers are Andrew Arkham Cosplay, Sofia Sivan, Elena Blueskies Cosplay, Earthguard CoHsplay, Selina MooneCosplay, The North Jersey Nerd, […]

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East Coast Comic Con 2017 Saturday Gallery

Posted May 4, 2017 by Rodney Brown

For the first time we have coverage from East Coast Comic Con, held at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Seacaucus, NJ. Our Mid-Atlantic go-to photographer Adam Etheridge attended and grabbed more than 100 shots from each of the two days of the convention. In this gallery from Saturday are cosplayers including Patricia Dawn cosplay, Sofia […]

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C2E2 2017 Sunday Gallery by Shiki Stitches

Posted May 3, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Sunday was the last day at C2E2 in Chicago , so the number of cosplayers was down from the previous days, but the quality was still top notch. This last of three galleries from the convention by Shiki Stitches include cosplayers Zombreexwx, Grimbee Cosplay, James T. Wulfgar – The Midwest MacGyver, and many others. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the […]

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C2E2 2017 Saturday Gallery by Shiki Stitches

Posted May 2, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Day 2 at C2E2 in Chicago saw many more excellent cosplayers showing off their talent. In this second of three galleries from the convention by Shiki Stitches are cosplayers Flynn Props, Foamsmeef, and more. 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 […]

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C2E2 2017 Friday Gallery by Shiki Stitches

Posted May 1, 2017 by Rodney Brown

This year we had Shiki Stitches get photos of the excellent cosplay on parade at C2E2 in Chicago. Shiki is a talented cosplayer, in addition to doing both video and photography work for us. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are CosTacular Studios, Pocket full of Ash, Bakamono, Stark Enterprises Props and Costuming, Gina B. Cosplay, Kelly Kirstein, […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Costume Contest!

Posted April 28, 2017 by Rodney Brown

On Saturday afternoon at Spring Super Megafest 2017, our man Prime Cosplay and Photography parked himself in a, well, prime spot and got photos of the costume contest. Hosting was the multi-talented Ruby of Planet Ruby (Seriously. In addition to being the Gorilla Grodd in one of my galleries, he is an outstanding guitar player and singer.). Judges […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Sunday Part 2!

Posted April 26, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We’re at the last gallery from FirstPerson Shooter from Spring Super Megafest 2017. Among the cosplayers in the second of two Sunday galleries are Moonie Warrior Cosplay, Olivia Kitt Cosplay, Mink the Satyr, Cares O-Lot Cosplay, Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, R.W. Martin, Elegant Valkyrie, Thatch Cosplay, Deathbycosplay, Aemiliaaaaaa, Sakura Diamond Photography, Hybrid Spyder, Lunsum, Battle Stardoe, FergyK, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Sunday Part 1!

Posted April 25, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Things slowed down drastically on Sunday at Spring Super Megafest 2017. This was without a doubt in large part caused by what seems to have been a very fun and long-lasting series of Saturday after parties. But I still managed to shoot two galleries worth of photos, and didn’t have to move from my favorite backdrop. In this […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 4!

Posted April 24, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We wrap up the photo galleries from Saturday of Spring Super Megafest 2017 with this last of four. A couple great examples of the kind of pop culture draw the SMF has are the cosplays by West Street Studios of “The Narrator” from Fight Club, and Everyone’s Hero Cosplay as Ozone from Breakin. DragonCon might be the only […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 3!

Posted April 22, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The third gallery from Saturday of Spring Super Megafest 2017 continues to show off the excellent cosplay on display, as fans of all kinds of fandoms drew them to Marlborough. This gallery has in it cosplayers Steampunk Snowdrop, AssassinAni, Moonie Warrior Cosplay, Serena Cosplay, Olivia Kitt Cosplay, That Wonder Woman, Erin Rose Actor, EmmyCosplays, Jenevieve Devereaux Cosplay, KC Cosplays, Ember Jay Cosplay, Petry Cosplays, Cares O-Lot […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 2!

Posted April 21, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second gallery from Spring Super Megafest a few weekends ago took place on a beautiful day, which I saw little of, being so busy shooting inside. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Lithium Kitty, Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Cares O-Lot Cosplay, Brandon the Shapeshifter, Benn of Robbins Studios, Wonderllama Photography, Martinez.E Photography, Miss Kits Cosplay, The Covinator, Briezerker Cosplay, AkaneSaotome Cosplay, Jennifer […]

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Greater Philadelphia Comic Con 2017, Part 3

Posted April 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Rounding out out coverage of the Greater Philadelphia Comic Con is a gallery from Cantera Image. Manny decided to make the trip from Connecticut to the City of Brotherly Love and, despite an equipment problem, managed to get us these images. Cosplayers include Real Life Peter Griffin, Cin’ Von Quinzel, Big Daddy Cosplay, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 1!

Posted April 19, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Spring Super Megafest picked up steam on Saturday, and it continued the precedent of having some of the easiest access to celebrities of any convention. Often during the early and later parts of the day I would see Sam Jones or C. Thomas Howell walking back to or from their tables right through the show floor with […]

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Greater Philadelphia Comic Con 2017, Part 2

Posted April 18, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our second gallery from the Greater Philadelphia Comic Con is the second from Adam Etheridge. The convention launched in 2015 by the people that run the Allentown Comic Con. Among the cosplayers in this second gallery are Danny Lantern Cosplay, Kit Candela, The East Coast Arrow, Chibi Girl Cosplay, Cin’ Von Quinzel, Cupcake Kisses Cosplay and Creations, Ani-Mia, […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Friday!

Posted April 17, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The Spring version of New England pop culture convention Super Megafest was held recently, and the shortened Friday activities still saw plenty of cosplayers on the show floor. Special thanks to Zombie Leader for letting me shoot next to his charity fund-raising table. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Zombie Leader and Larayia Hunter Cosplay, R.W. Martin, Chelsea […]

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Greater Philadelphia Comic Con 2017, Part 1

Posted April 16, 2017 by Rodney Brown

For the first time this year we had a team at the Greater Philadelphia Comic Con, a convention launched in 2015 by the people that run the Allentown Comic Con. In addition to a gallery from Cantera Image, we have a pair of galleries from our Pennsylvania stalwart Adam Etheridge. In Adam’s first gallery are […]

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Our ‘We’re Not At Star Wars Celebration’ Tribute

Posted April 15, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Since the Internet is the closest many of us will get to Star Wars Celebration in Orlando this week, we thought it was the perfect time for a gallery of amazing Star Wars cosplayers from recent conventions.  I’m fortunate to know Jedi, Sith, Mandalorians and Galactic Senators who are always up for a fun photo shoot. […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Sunday Gallery, Part 3

Posted April 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The galleries from Anime Boston 2017 come to a close with this last of three sets from Sunday. The convention made some very smart and helpful changes that not only completely corrected the problems from the then-new security issues of 2016, but made the potential overcrowding from the poor weather that kept people inside from becoming […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Sunday Gallery, Part 2

Posted April 13, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Things got off to a slow start on Sunday at Anime Boston 2017, which is like any other good-sized con with an attached hotel. I have no accurate statistics on how many of the people in this gallery were hung over, but there may be a reason why many of them are cosplaying grumpy characters. 🙂 […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Sunday Gallery, Part 1

Posted April 12, 2017 by Rodney Brown

It’s time to start the last day of galleries from Anime Boston 2017 with the first of three from Sunday. It was the best day as far as weather goes of all of them, but still not a great one to shoot outside. In this gallery from our table promoting our Cosplay And Photography Expo are cosplayers […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 4

Posted April 11, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Time to round out the Saturday galleries from Anime Boston 2017 with the last of four. With the Masquerade going on right after the Dealers closed, things slowed down a lot in the last few hours, But I still shot some amazing cosplayers. Among those cosplayers are Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Aemiliaaaaaa, Thatch Cosplay, Lady Cels, GeezAlize Cosplay, Chris […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 3

Posted April 10, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Cosplay galleries from the very busy and fun Saturday at Anime Boston 2017 continue with this third of four. Having our table promoting our Cosplay And Photography Expo directly across from the main entrance to the Dealers Room was very helpful. In this gallery are cosplayers Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Kozaryby Cosplay, Lola Noir Cosplay, Mini Mal Cosplay, alaurelflower, […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 1

Posted April 7, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We got enough photo content out of Saturday of Anime Boston 2017 to do five galleries, but it also can squeeze into four and just make it under our self-imposed limit of 130 images per gallery. So four it is. In this gallery you’ll find cosplayers Natalie Fuinha Cosplay, Firefrost Cosplay, Cosplay 213, Cosplay Dad, West Street […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 4

Posted April 6, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We’ve reached the last of four galleries from Friday of Anime Boston 2017. This gallery is extra cool in that it features two different pairs of cosplayers as the cartoon versions of musical guests Puffy AmiYumi — both of which came to the Cosplay And Photography Expo table within an hour of each other. First was […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 3

Posted April 5, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Continuing with Friday galleries from Anime Boston 2017 you get a great sense of the variety of types of fandoms that people cosplayed from, even at a clearly anime-focused convention. There is even the second of two cosplays inspired by music videos from the band My Chemical Romance. What are the odds? In this gallery are […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 2

Posted April 4, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Friday at Anime Boston 2017 was as busy as any Friday in previous years, despite the ever-worsening weather. If there was any hiccup for us, it was that those of us with tables in Con Row outside the Dealers Room had to wait for our actual tables. The relocated Coat Check station had taken them all. […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 1

Posted April 3, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The weather gods continued to have it in for Spring conventions in Boston, as freezing rain, snow and sleet pelted the Hynes Convention Center during much of Anime Boston 2017. At least it wasn’t as bitterly cold as attendees of PAX East 2017 had to suffer under just three weekends prior. That didn’t stop the […]

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PAX East 2017 Featured Set, Overwatch Trio

Posted March 30, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Snowing, you say?  Cold as Valhalla in February, is it?  Sounds perfect for an outdoor shoot with an incredible Overwatch group. Next up in our PAX East 2017 feature shoot hit parade: Steel Shield Cosplay as Hanzo, Queen of Coats as Arctic Zarya, and Sisu Cosplay & Craft as Valkyrie Mercy. It was one of […]

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PAX East 2017 Featured Set, Dante & Vergil

Posted March 29, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

If you’re a fan of the classic Devil May Cry videogame series, you’ll love the our next feature set from PAX East 2017. This features frequent Nerd Caliber contributor, Gogo Incognito, as Dante, and ElectronWarrior Cosplay as Vergil. We wanted to use a funky space, so we went to the walkway outside.  Sure, it was […]

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PAX East ’17 In Pictures By Prime Photography

Posted March 24, 2017 by Rodney Brown

While I spent most of my time at PAX East 2017 doing my usual thing — parked in one spot grabbing photos of cosplayers — Steven of Prime Cosplay and Photography was all over the place. Many of the clips in our Cosplay Showcase Videos on YouTube are from Steven’s camera. But he also hit up […]

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Cosplay Gallery from I-CON 32 By KBV Photography

Posted March 23, 2017 by Rodney Brown

After a five-year hiatus, the storied Long Island science fiction and fantasy convention I-CON returned with I-CON 32. That number is an indication of how storied — the first I-CON has held at Stony Brook University in 1982. After Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, Stony Brook announced it had to shut down the facility the […]

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