Category Archives: guest

Better Cosplay Photos: In-Camera vs Post-processing

One of the easiest ways to start an argument among photographers is to ask, “How hard should I try to get the photo right in-camera?”. Some photographers believe that all Real Photographersâ„¢ nail the settings in-camera; that having to adjust … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Arda Wigs Review

This awesome guest Arda Wigs review was done by IchigoKitty! 😀 Hope you enjoy it! ———————- In recent years, Arda Wigs has established themselves as one of the top go-to wig sellers for cosplayers in America. They have decent prices, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tips for Organizing Your Sewing Room

This guest post was originally posted on Koumori-no-hime’s journal on Deviantart, and I had to share! Hope it helps everyone out! 😀 —————————————————— If any of my friends see this, they will find it hilarious since my sewing supplies are … Continue reading

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Guest Post: So… You Want to be a (Cosplay) Photographer?

This article was originally posted by MindFall on his Deviantart journal and I had to share! Hope you enjoy this and learn some new stuff as well! 😀 ————————————– Ladies and Gentlemen, due to an overwhelming response of “Yes” on … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Simple Bootcovers Tutorial

This guest post was originally done by Starnigh Industries on their blog. It’s a tutorial about making very simple bootcovers, which I have linked to here. Hope this helps everyone out! 😀

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Tutorial on Cosplay Posing

This tutorial was originally posted by Silencedrowns, and I had to share it! It’s tips on cosplay posing for photos, that I suggest everyone reads! Tips on Cosplay Posing: The Text Edition Because enough friends of mine on my dash … Continue reading

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Better Cosplay Photos: Working Together

Note from Yunie: Posting this on Friday, so the usual tutorial for today will be up on Saturday. At Fanime this past Saturday, I had the honor of being on a panel with Yukari Kaiba, Bekalou, and Foxberry. We discussed cosplay photography … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Editorial on Photography and the Plus-Sized Cosplayer

I had to reshare this piece from the gals over on Starnigh Industries, as it is something that should be addressed, shared, and hopefully fixed. ————————- I’ve been hemming and hawing about writing a piece on this for a while, … Continue reading

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Better Cosplay Photos: Why Hallway Shooting?

Last month I attended Anime Central (ACen), a large anime convention near Chicago. I didn’t have many shoots scheduled, so I spent most of the convention doing hallway cosplay shooting. Even though some cosplay photographers belittle hallway shooting as boring, I … Continue reading

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Better Cosplay Photos: Before You Shoot

One of the most common myths about cosplay photography (and portrait photography in general) is that doing a shoot is as simple as running out the door with a camera, snapping some photos of a model, and posting the results. … Continue reading

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