Every hobby has its jargon, and cosplay is no exception. There are a handful of terms that you’re unlikely to find elsewhere, and since there’s no required reading to explain all the basics of the big world of conventions, some of the meanings of these words may elude people, especially if you’re not a cosplayer yourself. Continue reading
Don’t get me wrong, it’s all about having fun. There’s no requirement for you to go all out on your cosplay, but if you’re looking for some easy ways to make your cosplay look a lot better, here are some simple tips.
If you’re a cosplayer in any capacity, you’ll be interacting and forming relationships with a variety of photographers and videographers. Working with cosplay photographers to get amazing shots is just part of the fun, but you may be a little confused about how to go about this rather odd and probably unprecedented relationship. I’m going to assume that you have every intention to be a good person and form great relationships with your buddies who are shooting with you, so here are some basics to avoid unintentionally pissing off your photographer friends.
So you’re ready to try crossplaying? This field of cosplay carries its own unique challenges, but here are some simple tips to get you started. Continue reading
Even the most seasoned veterans can still get burned on cosplay purchases, and newcomers can be quickly overwhelmed by how this whole commissioning thing works. Hopefully these tips will help you navigate the waters safely and protect yourself from falling victim to anything from a lazy seller to a full blown scam. Continue reading