"Behind a photoshoot"
is a new column started in Cosplay GEN #07
with tips & tricks gathered from the best photoshoots found in the cosplay community and aims for those cosplayers and photographers who wish to improve their photo-shoots skills. We're starting this column with an amazing photo-shoot of Captain Jack Sparrow
by cosplayer Vitaly Sparoff
and photos by Slava Grebenkin
from Russia. [..]
A seemingly endless pool of good cosplayers, China doesn’t have a shortage of brilliant photographers either. A master of the camera, 35Ryo
loves to experiment with all kinds of lights, especially those that look as closest to natural lights as possible, creating stories and feelings centered on a character and conveyed through astonishing images. [..]
prefers to play charismatic characters. She demonstrates that cosplayers can really transcend both gender roles and the constraints of one’s own body. Even outside the bounds of competition, cosplaying in Korea can be pretty busy and demanding. [..]
We have the honor of introducing you theses two magnificent Mexican cosplay artists, Danny Cosplay
, who also happen to be the winners of the first two places at COMCOM!!
Tijuana, Mexico. [..]
"Imagination may be limited, but gear is not always so. Talent is more like a feeling or inspiration than something that you’re originally born with; people can accumulate the experience and observation to enhance that talent." [..]
Maria aka Adelhaid is coming from Moscow with one of the most cohesive and best-organized cosplay crews. She can pinpoint the limits of the perfect – but overused – indoor shooting studio. Even searching for the right feathers or the perfect sun-tan can became a nuisance, and the fact that the costume will outlive its cosplaying purpose and extend into local Theater schools makes it worth it! [..]
KANAME☆ can certainly teach us many things about the quirky relation that links diet, outer appearance and a hero-worshiping. Prop-making has become a consumate art for many, but KANAME☆ certainly brought it to a new height. Ever wondered how you can balance a 2kg model around; or how you can reduce not just your weight, but the whole prop’s – and still look fabulous? [..]
On March 30 and 31, in Bucharest took place East European Comic Con, an event that hosted about “over 9000” fans of comics, games, and also manga and anime. And, as in any Comic Con, cosplay was also an important part of the event. [..]