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Sneaky Zebra Shows Off Some of The Best Cosplays From San Deigo Comic-Con
San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone. For those who were lucky enough to attend, a lot of absolutely fantastic things transpired. Awesome trailers were dropped, exciting announcements were made, fun exhibits were had, and I'm sure someone made a friend for life. If you're like me, however, you had to miss out on Comic-Con and had to relegate yourself to living vicariously through your friend's social media feeds. What I'm most bummed about was missing out on all the awesome cosplay. Luckily, the classy gentlemen over at Sneaky Zebra have us covered.
Here Are 10 Great (And Inventive) Cosplays from Long Beach Comic Con
Long Beach Comic Con has come and gone. Despite the blistering heat and subsequent rain, attendees still came ready to rock with their cosplay. Some, understandably, decided to roll with something a little bit more comfortable. Others decided to go all out in spite of the heat. Either way, a good time was had by all.
This Amazing Spider-Man Cosplay Marriage Proposal Will Melt Your Heart
The second year of Titan Con held at Cal State Fullerton kicked off at the end of April and it was even bigger than last year. A lot of great cosplayers and photographers came out for the free event. Seeing a lot of nerds dressed up probably confused some of the students there who didn't know what was happening, but that's okay.
I Photograph Superhero Cosplayers, Here's Why Gwenom Is So Much Tougher To Shoot Than Spider-Man
I shoot Spider-Man cosplayers a lot. I’m willing to admit that it’s become my bread and butter when it comes to cosplay photography over the past year. There’s just something fun and charismatic about Spider-Man and the overall Spider-Verse to me. Spidey poses tend to be more dramatic than typical superhero poses, with someone just standing there looking steadfast and heroic.
Comic Excitement 2017 Was Bad for Attendees, Worse For Vendors
Comic Excitement Convention had its debut from Saturday, January 14th, to Sunday, January 15th and I had the chance to go. This was a first-year convention, but I had high hopes given two things. The success of Nerd Bot Con last year which became my reference point for what I can expect from a first-year con and the price of admission which was $49 for both Saturday and Sunday.
What I Learned From Photographing Hyper Dedicated Spider-Man Cosplayers
In an effort do more adventurous things with my life, I started going to cons again this year. To say that it's been an interesting experience is a severe understatement. I've learned a lot of things along the way and have met some rather interesting people. One thing that stuck out to me, of course, is how insane the cosplay scenes have gotten.
This Tarzan and Jane Cosplay Will Absolutely Blow You Away
There have been a lot of really fantastic cosplays popping up lately. I even took a minute to feverishly rant about one recently. My social media feeds have been awash with fantastic stuff and that's always exciting. I have a mountain of appreciation for cosplayers, especially when they absolutely nail it. What really caught my eye this time around was this great Tarzan and Jane cosplay done by Lonstermash and Joanna Lynn, respectively. Alexander Skarsgård and Margot Robbie are cool and all, but these two should probably be in their own live action adaption, too.
Nerdbot Absolutely Nails It With Nerdbot-Con 2016
Who doesn't love a good convention? Lots of great merchandise to blow money on, great people to link up with, and awesome cosplayers to admire. Everyone knows the big ones like San Diego Comic Con and Anime Expo but there are a bunch of smaller conventions that are just as (if not a little bit more) fun. This year has been particularly good with a lot a handful of newer conventions kicking off their first and second years. Nerdbot-Con 2016 is one of those conventions as they recently kicked off their first year at the Pasadena Convention center. All things considered, it was a very successful first run with a lot of little things coming together that helped make the day special.
From Star Wars to Men In Black: Sneaky Zebra Ups The Ante With New Prop Wars 2
After three long years, Sneaky Zebra has finally dropped the much anticipated new video sequel to their Prop Wars video from 2013. But what is Prop Wars? I hear you ask. Well, think back to when you were a kid and you had all kinds of toys from various different franchises.
6 Of The Greatest Cosplayers From Anime Expo
In a daring continuation of this article about rolling into a con with a camera I barely know how to use, I decided to drop by Anime Expo over at the Los Angeles Convention Center to check out some cosplay and meet new and exciting people. First and foremost, the entire place is packed to the rafters. Admittedly, it's been a few years since I've been to AX and the scale of it now is like nothing from what I remember. That's a good thing in that there are a lot of cool people to meet. The only downside is that poor ventilation of exhibit halls has become the bane of everyone's existence. We're not here to talk about the logistics of the con, though. I'm here to show you some of the cool cosplays I had a chance to check out. So take a look!
From Overwatch to Titans: Meet Evey Dantès, Cosplayer Extraordinaire
A lot of scary stuff comes from Australia. It's a country seemingly built for the sole purpose attempting to murder the people that have the stones to live there. It's not all doom and gloom though, cool stuff comes out of Australia, too. Did you know they invented the electronic pacemaker? That has nothing to do with this article, I just thought it was an interesting fact. Another awesome thing to come out of Australia is Evey Dantès aka Dantès Inferno. This twenty-four-year-old cosplayer/model has racked up 87k likes on her FB page so far and with good reason. She's very good at what she does. With that in mind, here are five of my favorite cosplays by Evey (in no particular order).
I Took A Camera I Barely Knew How To Use to A Con And Here's What Happened
It's Dangerous to Go Alone, Better Take A Camera I haven't been to a convention in years. I used to go frequently, but that tapered off as life started to happen. I lost touch with a lot of the nerd things I loved doing because I always felt there were other, more important things to do. They were all dumb excuses so I decided not to listen to them. Instead, I decided to celebrate the fact that I jumped on a great team that pay me enough to feed my nerd habits by going to my first con since 2008 (holy crap it's been that long?). It was a whim so I didn't have anyone to go with, but I did have a shiny new camera that I have no idea how to use so I packed it up and was on my way. The con in question was The Los Angeles Cosplay Convention which was being held in Long Beach because of reasons and it was unexpectedly glorious for several reasons.