Motivation Con Story #1More Like This
When you’re at con, a lot of people obsess about how they are presented to others, like if their cosplays are correct, at times they care so much on their clothing that even when they act in character, they do not feel right. Their performance drops as their concern for their cosplay grows and it’s just a horrible cycle. And with this, they fear they would never be recongized, never have fun, never have anyone like them.
I had one of those moments a few years ago.
Back then i was really heavy into wanting to cosplay Russia from Hetalia, having used 150 dollars from my graduation money to buy the nessacary items (whuch was practcally all of it). But when the items arrived, they were all *wrong*, the coat was missing details, it was *white* the pants were off, and the wig waslong and *brown*. At that point, I kinda gave up on him. I figured despite that I loved being him, I just couldn’t face with such an atrocious outfit. Luckily, my sister talked to me about it, that
5 Simple Tips to Better CosplayBefore I start, I just want to clarify that I'm by no means an expert at all this. I've only been cosplaying a year and I still have a lot to learn, but my tutorials and cosplays get positive responses and I'm often asked how I do certain things, so I decided to put up a few tips that have helped me get where I am.More Like This
1. Find a good cosplay photographer
I cannot stress how important this is. I've seen way too many great cosplayers who only have shots taken by their friends or family and it makes me sad their missing out on the attention they could get towards their cosplay if they just had some good photos.
How do I find a good photographer?
Pay attention to cosplayers from your area, whether it be Cosplay.com, WorldCosplay, Facebook or right here on DeviantArt. If you find someone who has a cosplay picture that you really like, ask them who did their photo shoot and ask for their contact information. If you're at a convention, look out for people with expensive camer