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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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PAX East ’17 Sunday Gallery by FPS, Part 2

Posted March 22, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The last gallery of hall shots from FirstPerson Shooter taken at the chilly PAX East 2017 isn’t close to the last bit of content. We will have featured sets from me and from Wonderllama Photography. More hall shots from Prime Cosplay and Photography. And reviews and articles from Spectra, and Gallant-Z. Cosplayers in this gallery include Carley […]

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Cosplay Melee Is A Heroic Change Of Pace

Posted March 21, 2017 by Rodney Brown

If you are a fan of cosplay as I am, you will be impressed at the skill and creativity demonstrated by the contestants on the first episode of Syfy’s new show Cosplay Melee. If you are fan of timed competition reality shows, like History Channel’s blade-making show Forged in Fire or The Food Network’s Chopped, […]

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PAX East ’17 Sunday Gallery by FPS, Part 1

Posted March 21, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Sunday at PAX East 2017 was slightly less bitterly cold than Saturday, but it was still frigid, and that combined with the tradition of casual clothes on Sunday meant much fewer cosplay photos that day. Still, there are plenty of gems in this first of two Sunday galleries. Among the cosplayers pictured below are Sidekicker Cosplay, KeiKei’s Cosplay Delivery Service, Cosplay Dad, […]

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PAX East ’17 Saturday Gallery by FPS, Part 4

Posted March 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The last gallery from Saturday at PAX East 2017 rounds up the photo coverage of excellent cosplayers in shots taken by FirstPerson Shooter on one of the most brutally cold days of any Boston convention in memory. Cosplayers in this gallery include Petry Cosplays, Ember Jay Cosplay, EmmyCosplays, Jenevieve Devereaux Cosplay, Elegant Valkyrie, Bunny Moon Cosplay, Bethany Maddock, Dusty Cosplay, Jessica Mercy, Burning […]

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PAX East ’17 Saturday Gallery by FPS, Part 3

Posted March 19, 2017 by Rodney Brown

As the projected snow storm for this weekend here in New England turned into a bust, we return back to Saturday at PAX East 2017 when Winter made its brutally cold return. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Lodaim Cosplay, Grinning Hazard Cosplay, Avacyn Ava, Lady Kayleen, NorseStorm Cosplay, FergyK, Thatgearsguy, Millettant Cosplay and Illustration, Sarah Spectre, Koi Fish Asylum, Glitch Cos, Chibi Kitsune […]

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PAX East ’17 Saturday Gallery by FPS, Part 2

Posted March 16, 2017 by Rodney Brown

If you braved and survived the extreme cold of Saturday at PAX East 2017 — particularly in cosplay — you should probably be given some type of medal or plaque. Luckily for us, many people not only survived but showed off their wonderful costumes and props. Kudos to the folks at Twitch for covering the cost […]

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PAX East ’17 Saturday Gallery by FPS, Part 1

Posted March 15, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Saturday at PAX East 2017 was even colder than snowy Friday — like wind chills in the 15 below range and winds so strong the elevated roadway heaved and bucked. Still, more cosplayers showed up on Saturday than on Friday, as is usual with most cons. Among the cosplayers in this first of four Saturday galleries […]

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PAX East ’17 Friday Gallery by FPS, Part 3

Posted March 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The last gallery from Friday at frozen PAX East 2017 continues to show off the outstanding cosplay which was, logically, heavily focused on game characters. Cosplayers in this set are Mieu, Razgrizaces, Petits Bisous Cosplay, Chocobobutt, Starbornekid, Nekonami Cosplay, Jackie-chan Cosplay, Jynx Art & Cosplay, Khepera Cosplay, J. Warford, LenaKali Cosplay?, GiveWave Studios, FootiePajamas Cosplay, Carley Winn Cosplay, Avacyn Ava, and many more. Photo […]

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PAX East ’17 Friday Gallery by FPS, Part 2

Posted March 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our second gallery from PAX East 2017 is the second of three from the snowiest of the three days, Friday. The snow and cold didn’t stop attendees from showing up. And it certainly seemed that those who had planned to cosplay still did so, despite the poor weather. Cosplayers in this set include MicroKitty Cosplay, Steel […]

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PAX East ’17 Friday Gallery by FPS, Part 1

Posted March 13, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Despite the fact that it was so cold cosplayer’s hair was freezing in the security lines outside and the wind was so strong Summer Street was bucking up and down, PAX East 2017 was fantastic. We got a ton of photos and video of outstanding cosplayers. Our panel on Sunday, Advanced Cosplay Q&A, sponsored by our […]

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Katsucon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by The Portrait Dude, Part 2

Posted March 13, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Before we get to the gaming craziness that was PAX East 2017, we continue with the second set from Katsucon taken by Wes, The Portrait Dude. We’ve featured his photos from Ohayocon and ColossalCon in the past, and were very excited to hear he was going to Katsucon this year. This set is made up of enhanced […]

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Katsucon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by The Portrait Dude, Part 1

Posted March 8, 2017 by Rodney Brown

New to our team at Katsucon this year was Wes, The Portrait Dude. We’ve featured his photos from Ohayocon and ColossalCon in the past, and were very excited to hear he was going to Katsucon this year. This set is made up of enhanced hall shots that Wes calls “Turbo Shoots” — basically pick-up shoots of interested […]

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TerrorCon 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday

Posted March 2, 2017 by Rodney Brown

With a focus on horror or supernatural movies, TV and books, TerrorCon returned to Providence, RI, last weekend after taking a two-year break since its inaugural event. TerrorCon is put on by Altered Reality Entertainment, which also runs Rhode Island Comic Con, ComiConn in Connecticut and Colorado Springs Comic Con in Colorado. Among the cosplayers and costume wearers on Sunday […]

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Black Cosplay Showcase Video from Katsucon 2017

Posted March 1, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Is it OK to extend #28daysofblackcosplay into a 29th day? Unfortunately for us, post-Katsucon con crud and colds delayed this video into March. But under the theory it is never too late to celebrate awesomeness, we present this video showing off some of the outstanding black cosplayers we filmed at Katsucon. Among the cosplayers in […]

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TerrorCon 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday

Posted February 28, 2017 by Rodney Brown

After taking a two-year break since its inaugural event, TerrorCon returned to Providence, RI, last weekend. Put on by the same company that runs the much larger Rhode Island Comic Con — and in the same convention center — TerrorCon focuses on horror or supernatural movies, TV and books. That focus means that the vast […]

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Beauty and the Beast Featured Set by The Portrait Dude

Posted February 22, 2017 by Rodney Brown

When Wes (The Portrait Dude) mentioned that this set was available to us, we decided we had to jump on it and interrupt our just-started Katsucon 2017 content stream. Wes got together at a castle in northern Ohio with the incredibly talented Knightmage and SuperKayce (I thinks it’s very obvious who is who) for this outstanding […]

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Katsucon 2017 Cosplay Showcase One, Prime Cosplay & Photography

Posted February 21, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We begin our coverage of Katsucon 2017 with the first set from Prime Cosplay and Photography! Steven was pulling multiple duties, (as most of us do) shooting video and trying to grab hall shots at the same time. While Katsucon has always been one of the busiest places for cosplayers and cosplay photographers, in this set […]

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Ohayocon 2017 Cosplay Showcase by The Portrait Dude!

Posted February 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Last month we were lucky enough to have Wes, The Portrait Dude, photograph cosplayers at Ohayocon 2017. Held at the greater Columbus Convention Center, Ohayocon is one of the first cons of the year to draw cosplayers from all over the Steel Belt and the Northeast. Cosplayers in this showcase include Akakioga, Kim is Possible […]

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Inside Cosplay With ‘Behind The Seams’ Series!

Posted February 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Are you interested in the process of crafting costumes and props? Curious about how different cosplayers approach their hobby? Well, you can of course come to our Cosplay And Photography Expo this August in New Hampshire. But you should also check out Behind the Seams! Behind the Seams is the new YouTube series we are […]

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Anime LA 2017 QotD: What to Know Before Dating a Cosplayer

Posted February 13, 2017 by Chantal Eyong

Anime Los Angeles is a smaller but active anime convention on the West Coast. It is based in the Ontario Convention Center and Radisson Ontario Airport. That’s Ontario, Calif., not the one north of the US border. This was Nerd Caliber‘s first time at Anime LA. According to the site AnimeCons, attendance at Anime LA for 2016 was […]

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Anime Los Angeles 2017 Cosplay Showcase Video

Posted February 13, 2017 by Chantal Eyong

This was the first year we were able to get a team to Anime Los Angeles, a smaller but active anime convention on the West Coast. Out of that I got two videos, this cosplay showcase and a second one with a Question of the Day, asked by Nerd Caliber team member Brianne Glover. Anime LA […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday Two

Posted January 23, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Sunday was our last day manning at table at Arisia 2017, as day jobs kept us from attending on Monday. But that didn’t stop me from getting another nearly 100 images of excellent and fun cosplays, to end our hall shot galleries. In case I haven’t mentioned it enough over the past five galleries, we had […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday One

Posted January 22, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We start off the first of two galleries from Sunday at at Arisia 2017 with a spot-on, adorable, and probably age-accurate cosplay of Eleven from the wonderful Netflix series Stranger Things. And things stay awesome throughout the more than 100 images in this set. Arisia is held at the Westin Boston Waterfront, also the hotel for PAX East, held […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Three

Posted January 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We are up to the third and final gallery from Saturday at Arisia 2017. Again I had World’s End Design and Lucky Grim Creative sitting at our table helping promote our event, the Cosplay And Photography Expo. In fact, about one third of the photos in this gallery were taken by Lucky Grim, as talented a photographer as she is […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Two

Posted January 19, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second gallery of three from Saturday at Arisia 2017 continues the creative and fun cosplay the convention is known for. Arisia is held at the Westin Boston Waterfront, also the hotel for PAX East, held at the attached Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Like PAX East in the past couple of years, Arisia arranged for a number of […]

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