Category Archives: USA

I’ve seen quite a few Ariels in my convention time but this Warrior Ariel was one of the most unique. Everything from her dress, to her staff and headpiece was an absolute joy to shoot with. Please check out @missgleekanderson… […]

All cosplayers and cosplays bring me joy but not often do I have such an amazing time with both the cosplay and the cosplayer themselves! Born with the natural genes of Smee, the humorous boatswain in the original Peter Pan,… […]

I have to admit I hooked on cosplay/body paint combinations! This Hellboy Cosplay fit so well on the model, Carlos Lopez. He really brought this character to life, alongside the artist from recent posts Avi Ram (Season 2 Skin Wars)… […]

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the opening of “Cosplay 50: The United States of Cosplay” this past Friday at Chagrin Arts. Some very special thanks to James (Jack Sparrow) and Denise, and also Nicky (Esmeralda) for… […]

We had a great last day at Rose City. We are hoping to come back again next year, it was such an amazing convention. We photographed one amazing group (more to come on that in a future post), Gilderoy Lockhart… […]

We also photographed Cinderella, Fairy Godmother, Anastasia and Drizella Tremaine, Mr. Smee, the Painted Doll from The Devils Carnival 2 and Tyreen from Borderlands 3. Tyreen is a newer cosplay from Borderlands and the first one I have seen!

We ended up photographing twelve cosplayers today, another fantastic day! We started our day with a repeat cosplayer, our amazing Suki from Avatar at Emerald City Comic Con was here as Ganondorf. We also photograped Spider-Belle, Molly Mauk from Critical… […]

We are always trying to make this project more special and fun for us and the cosplayers we photograph. We will be handing out Golden Tickets with appointment times.  We are located in Room F149 and will be on the… […]

Wow, what can I say? I knew this was going to be an unbelievable convention but we had a record first day….eleven cosplayers! We photographed Hippolyta (Justice League), Kim Possible, Hera Syndulla (Star Wars) and Spock! I was also delighted… […]

We are at Rose City Comic Con this weekend in Portland, Oregon. This is still state number 18 in our quest to get to all 50. We have actually been to Wizard World Portland before so we can’t add this… […]

For the first decade of my photography career I focused on my passion of photographing interesting people in exotic locations around the world. My family introduced me to my first comic convention, where I discovered the world of Cosplay. Cosplay… […]

We are at Rose City Comic Con this weekend in Portland, Oregon. This is still state number 18 in our quest to get to all 50. We have actually been to Wizard World Portland before so we can’t add this… […]

I recently returned from the most amazing trip to remote Alaska.  I have to admit I think this was my fifth trip there and the first time I truly felt I saw Alaska.  Hiking daily and having the joy of seeing 25+… […]

This Dracarys Cosplay is the result of the combination of the amazing duo of Avi Ram (Season 2 Skin Wars) and Kaley Eckersdorff from Aerial Dragons Entertainment. Kaley was painted as half Daenerys Targaryen, half dragon, in a work titled… […]

I love this original creation by Kyle Vest of Skin Wars. I had the wonderful opportunity to work with Kyle at Florida Supercon this past weekend. I have to say I am falling in love with photographing and editing these… […]

Assistant roles are evolving at conventions now….watch out Sue Wolfe and Rhonda Morris! Sean Montgomery, who has assisted me with 12 cons so far, was photographed at Florida Supercon last weekend. Avi Ram needed a model, and Sean jumped at… […]

What a delightful surprise to photograph this amazing Maleficent Cosplay (Body Paint) at Florida Supercon. This masterpiece was painted by Avi Ram, who was at the Cosmix Makeup School booth. Some may remember Avi from the show Skin Wars Season… […]