The Lumbering Samurai
I photographed The Lumbering Samurai at the Delaware Renaissance Faire. Delaware was our first Renaissance Faire and most definitely not our last. I was floored at the unique variety of Cosplays that we found there! This Cosplay was all made by hand – designed and created by the_lumbering_blacksmith, a woodworker… imagine that. He usually attends conventions as a vendor, lucky me he was in full costume at the faire. In thirty-one states I have never seen anything like this and when people ask if I get bored doing this project the answer will always be NO… Cosplays like this are why the project will never get old to me. This is so insanely creative, incredibly unique, and perfectly executed. It is always a pure joy to meet Cosplayers like this and a privilege to photograph them!