While poking around DeviantArt (which I don’t do that much of lately) I came across information about a local cosplay photoshoot. It’s only about 45 minutes away and it sounded pretty awesome. It’s held at a pretty awesome location and has a low fee. The fee is just to cover the rental of the location which I don’t have a problem with, it’s only $23. You had to submit your information and basically it was first come, first serve. I’m a pro at things like that thanks to attending San Diego Comic-Con. I was quick and wouldn’t be surprised if I was the first person to submit! When I received the email that I had a space I was thrilled! I’ve never taken part in something like this, besides the Avengers group photo at C2E2 last year. It’s limited to only around 40 people total, with that split between cosplayers and photographers.
I plan on only bringing one costume, that’s my Comic!Black Widow. I’m really thankful for the people who put things like this together. Since I’m new to cosplay, I really have no idea how to go about getting photos outside of a convention setting. At a Con you’ll have people asking for photos all the time. The thing is, they don’t always look the best and sometimes you never even see them. Of course Deidre is coming with me. I’m a little nervous plus she can help with my wig and costume. I’m a little less nervous though because I know awesome photographers like MindFall and SoulFire Photography will be there. I’ve been fans of their work so it’s pretty awesome to get the chance to get some photos by them!
Have you ever taken part in something like this? If not, would you?