Zenkaikon celebrated its tenth year during the first weekend of April, and it has certainly grown as a convention. I have attended Zenkaikon since 2009, back when it was only a two-day event and held during the fall. Back then there was an attendance cap each day, the convention hotel was small, and you had […]
The convention MAGFest, held in the winter at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, takes its name from Music And Gaming. This year we had photographer KBV Photography & Cosplay shoot photos for us of the mostly gaming-focused cosplays. 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 […]
If you are into Music And Gaming then MAGFest is the place for you to be every winter. Held in the same location as it’s winter calendar neighbor Katsucon, the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, the convention has less of a focus on cosplay, but there is still a great number of excellent cosplayers […]
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 […]
Lancaster is the heart of the Amish region in Pennsylvania, and the home of the anime-focused convention Zenkaikon. Our own KBV Photography was there earlier this month, to help the convention celebrate its 10th year, and took these photos of Corset Scars Cosplay as Umbreon and Iron Squid Cosplay as Professor Sycamore. Photo gallery tips: Once the […]
Fans of all things related to My Little Pony gathered in the pastures and fields of … Brooklyn, NY this past February. Our own KBV Photography was there at Ponycon NYC to capture the images of pony and brony cosplayers. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows […]
While we work through the some 2000 images from Anime Boston, check out this great gallery of game-focused cosplayers from MAGfest earlier this year. Our own KBV Photography was there to capture all the costumed awesomeness. And for a super-comprehensive overview of the indie games on display there, check out Gallant-Z’s article that runs down […]
Our own Kiera Vallone of KBV Photography was at New York Comic Con, both as a photographer and a cosplayer. Here are her hand-picked shots from the first two days of the convention. Once the page loads, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in case you want to scroll […]
In late June, the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on Long Island played host to Eternal Con, a two-day convention for comic book enthusiasts and pop culture fans alike. Among the guests were comic book movie veteran Ray Park, Colossus from the X-Men movies Daniel Cudmore and wrestler Mick Foley. Our own photo editor Kiera […]
ColossalCon is a convention held at a summer waterpark resort in Ohio in early June — a con also featuring a zoo and a baby animal petting park. At the most recent ColossalCon, our photographer KBV Photography and Cosplay was there to capture images of these One Piece mermaid cosplayers. There are two Caimie cosplayer, Barracuda Cosplay and […]
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 […]
Anime Boston was held a few weeks ago in chilly late March, and our photography editor KBV Photography was in attendance, grabbing shots of the anime cosplay goodness. Not surprisingly, the immensely popular anime Kill La Kill was the focus of many of the cosplayers. Nudist Beach group shots, anyone?
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 […]
Featured Image by G. Edwards Photography Nerd Caliber: So how long have you been cosplaying? What made you want to start cosplaying? Avalon Cosplay: I’ve been toying around with cosplaying since early 2009, but I only became fully… engulfed in the hobby since early 2011. As for made me get into cosplay, around when I started […]
Check out these awesome collection of Pokemon cosplays taken by KBV Photography at Anime USA 2013! Reshiram is Barracuda Cosplay (https://www.facebook.com/BarracudaCosplay) Kyurem is Dramaya Murasaki N is BlackMageLeah Cosplay (https://www.facebook.com/BMLCosplay) Trainer White is Kimagine Ation
At BronyCon 2013, KBV Photography took these awesome photos of cosplayer Erisaka Blu. Blu’s costumes were Fleur, Princess Cadence, and Spitfire from the popular cartoon series My Little Pony! Check it out!
Photos and video of ConnectiCon 2013 are coming up shortly, but for now, check out our first feature with Alissa and Jess of A&J Cosplay! KBV Photography took some awesome shots of their cosplay of Airi and Menace from the series Queen’s Blade! These shots were taken at ConnectiCon 2013. Check them out below!
Finally Nickelodeon is releasing The Legend of Korra Season One on DVD this July, so until then let’s enjoy this marvelous cosplay by KO Cosplay! This is their interpretation of the character Asami Sato from The Legend of Korra. This was taken by KBV Photography at the Castle Point Anime Convention.
At Zenkaikon 2013, KBV Photography met up with cosplayers and real life biologists Mad Science Cosplay and put together this awesome collection of photos of Sheryl Nome and Ranka Lee from Macross Frontier, an awesome Japanese animated series taking place in the Macross universe.
Check these great photos from KBV Photography‘s time at Springfest 2013, an anime convention located at a college in Brooklyn, New York.
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!
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.
MAGFest 2013 may have been a convention of music and video games, but there were some awesome cosplays as well! Taken by Kiera Vallone aka KBV Photography, this is her awesome collection of cosplay photos from that event. [nggallery id=157]
Our entire collection of pictures of the attendees, cosplayers and items taken at the New York Comic Con 2012 are now available here for you to see! Each picture you click on it will take you to a different part of our collection. Let us know your thoughts in our comment section. Featured image taken […]
Check out these amazing pictures by Kiera Vallone of cosplayers at Another Anime Convention 2012! [nggallery id=144]
Our final collection of cosplay pictures from the New York Comic Con 2012 is up! These awesome pictures are taken by photographer Kiera Vallone. Stay tuned for more videos of what we saw at NYCC 2012! You can check out Rodney Brown’s NYCC Friday Cosplay Gallery here, Saturday’s Cosplay Gallery here and Sunday’s pictures here! And you can check […]
Check out Kiera Vallone’s amazing gallery of photos from the ConnectiCon 2012. Included in this pictorial is some Masquerade pictures, The Cosplay Dating game, around the convention center and much more! [nggallery id=112]
Kiera Vallone interviews cosplay photographer Ger Tysk about her book she is working on called Breaking All the Rules: Cosplay and the Art of Self-Expression. Find out here why this book will interest any cosplayer (and how you can support its release)! 1) What made you want to publish a cosplay photography book? What goal are […]
Check out Photographer Kiera Vallone awesome Bronycon 2012 coverage below! Bronycon (Summer 2012) was held in New Jersey and it is the most popular and heavily attended My Little Pony Convention currently in America. [nggallery id=101]
A few weeks ago at AnimeNEXT in Somerset, New Jersey, I was asked by someone, “So I get that you are wearing Ho-Oh’s wings, but what is the rest of your costume?” I had to explain to him that my entire costume was a “gijinka” version of Ho-Oh. What is gijinka, you ask? Gijinka (萌人え) […]
Check out these amazing pictures taken by Kiera Vallone of cosplayers performing their skits at Anime Boston Masquerade 2012! You can also see her other Anime Boston 2012 pictures here! [nggallery id=80]
Check out photojournalist Kiera Vallone amazing collection of cosplayer pictures taken at the many events and hallways of Anime Boston 2012. [nggallery id=81]
The Bronies-NYC Meetup Group held an event to celebrate the two-part finale of season 2, which was centered around the wedding of Princess Cadance and Shining Armor. Fans hung out in Central Park, sang along to songs from the show, and participated in a “phoenix egg” hunt. The Traveling Pony Museum (http://travelingponymuseum.com/) showcased some new and […]
I-Con 31 (2012) came and went at the end of March 2012 in Stony Brook, New York. For those that missed it or want to relive the memories, Kiera Vallone was on-hand to capture I-Con’s best moments on camera. Check it out! [nggallery id=71]
Gobble-Con 2011 was a nice, low-key event. The staff and volunteers were very friendly, and there was a variety of panels to attend. Since its a small, hotel con – its a great choice for someone’s first convention. Gobble-Con has a lot of potential, and I’m looking forward to it coming back bigger and better […]
Here is the latest collection of pictures from our photographer Kiera Vallone. These photographs were taken during her time at the New York Comic Con (New York Anime Festival) 2011. ABOUT THE WRITER/PHOTOGRAPHER: Kiera has been an avid cosplayer for approximately eight years. She did her Senior Thesis on cosplaying and conventions in America, and […]
AnimeNext 2011 has come and gone and Kiera Vallone has taken another pictorial masterpiece of New Jersey’s biggest anime convention! And now going ten years strong, it still hasn’t reach its peak in attendance or fun. I hope you enjoy our pictures as much as we enjoyed being there. I can’t wait to see what […]
Here is the latest collection of pictures from our photographer Kiera Vallone and the theme is her encounters with the cosplayers of Connecticon 2011. Sure we have other pictures of Connecticon 2011, but Kiera Vallone’s perspective, skills and style is too unique for you to ignore. We had a great time at Connecticon 2011 and […]