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Henrickson's Bio

Brief Henrickson | Male, Chinese Canadian | Cosplay photographer | Convention travel agent | Montreal, QC, Canada Short Henry Wong, AKA Henrickson, is a cosplay photographer from Montreal, Canada. Attending conventions since 2007, organizing cosplay photoshoots and convention trips since 2008 and 2010, he's known among cosplayers in eastern Canada and United States for both his strong commitment to quality in cosplay pictures and the relative simplicity of his photoshoots for cosplayers. Henrickson is a co-founder of the Montreal Cosplay Photoshoots (MCP) group, a Press photojournalist for the ConsPlayers.com convention photos website and a

My Con Photo Workflow - Part 2

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My Con Photo Workflow - Part 2

(A photo collage with screenshots will supplement this text once completed, with fewer text) Part 2: After the Convention The con ends, everyone says goodbye to each other and heads home. Meanwhile on the road, the cosplay photographer goes to work. He has (on average) 4-8 hrs to kill, so he begins his post-processing immediately, even before he reaches home. As the driver drives, the cos photog works on his laptop while listening to music with his earphones and the rest of the passengers recall fond memories of the con that has just finished, looking at their photos on the screen of the laptop... The post-process job is long but necessary

My Con Photo Workflow - Part 1

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My Con Photo Workflow - Part 1

(A photo collage with screenshots will supplement this text once completed, and will have fewer text) Part 1: Before and During a Convention This 2-part tutorial shows how my cosplay photos get published, from planning before a con to the post-processing work that goes after. It's intended for both cosplay photographers (cos photogs) and cosplayers wanting to do private cosplay photoshoots at anime cons in a similar manner as I do. There are basically 5 elements that contribute to a great cosplay photo: 1. The cosplayer's costume: Made by the cosplayer or any other person 2. The cosplayer's pose: Controlled by the cosplayer, but can be di

Cosplay Photos: Pnl. Narrative

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Cosplay Photos: Pnl. Narrative

Cosplay Photography: Panel Presentation Narrative This is a transcript of the oral presentation I give at my Cosplay Photography panel. I give the same speech in Photographie Cosplay - but in French of course - since I use the same presentation PDF for both panels. ** Go here and download the PDF that goes with this transcript: http://henrickson.deviantart.com/art/Cosplay-Photos-Panel-Document-185553365 ** At Otakuthon 2010, I gave this panel with Mannaka, with Joniel joining in as an extra speaker. However, for the French version I had to solo it since Mannaka couldn't come to the con on time. The following is a bit a mix of both versions

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:bulletblue: WHO I AM
- I'm Henry W.
--- Known online/offline as Henrickson
--- Living in Montreal, QC, Canada
--- Birthday is June 30th
- Cosplay photographer since 2007
- I use entry-level & amateur photo gear
--- Canon EOS Rebel XS
----- Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Art
----- Canon Speedlite 430EX
--- Canon EOS Rebel T1i
----- Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
----- Canon Speedlite 430EX II
--- Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
--- LG G3
- Best pictures are posted in my deviantART Gallery: henrickson.deviantart.com/gall…
- Work-in-progress shots on my Twitter: twitter.com/Henrickson_
- High-quality full albums on my Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/henricks…
- Low-quality full albums on my Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/Henrick…
- 14'' Acer Aspire laptop
--- I post sample shots on my Twitter as a "Live Feed" during cons

:bulletblue: MY COSPLAY
- Cosplayer since 2007
--- Kyon [The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya] (commissioned by simakai)
--- Random White Angel (closet outfit)
--- Guan Ping [Dynasty Warriors 7] (closet cosplay)
- Crossplayer
--- C.C. (black gown) [Code Geass] (borrowed from loki555)

:bulletblue: CONVENTIONS I ATTEND
- In :flagcanada: CANADA between Quebec City, QC and Toronto, ON
--- Nadeshicon in Quebec City, QC
--- Otakuthon and Montreal Comiccon in Montreal, QC
--- G-Anime in Gatineau, QC
--- Anime North in Toronto, ON
--- Various small conventions not far from Montreal
- In the :flagus: UNITED STATES between Portland, ME and Washington, DC
--- PortConMaine in Portland, ME
--- Bakuretsu Con in Colchester, VT
--- Genericon in Troy, NY
--- Otakon in Baltimore, MD
--- Katsucon in National Harbor, MD
- International conventions
--- Worldcon 2009 in Montreal, QC
--- Costume-Con 2014 in Toronto, ON
- I offer at-con private shoots
--- $15 to $30 for 45 mins
--- Photos from these shoots are of very good quality
- I take a lot of hall costume photos (see PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY)
--- I do my best to take the best hall shots within the confines of the venue, equipment at hand and con photography restrictions

:bulletblue: OFF-CON PHOTOSHOOTS
- One of the founders, organizers and lead photographers of Mtl-Cosplay-Photo Montreal Cosplay Photoshoots
--- Affiliate of Montreal Cosplayers (group)
--- We hold cosplay photoshoots in the Greater Montreal Area in public places
--- Among our ranks are cosplay photographers such as Mannaka, MaverickDelta, Jaya-sama, Touzzy, Joniel, BahamutNight and Mr. Jechgo. You can visit them on dA at:
:iconmannaka::iconmaverickdelta::iconjaya-sama::icontouzzy::iconjoniel::iconbahamutnight::iconmrjechgo:
- I offer off-con private shoots
--- $30 to $60 for 1 hr 30 mins
--- Photos from these shoots are of the highest quality
--- Driving included, max distance 100 km roundtrip

:bulletblue: PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY
- Regular photojournalist for Consplayers ConsPlayers.com
--- My convention pictures are at: consplayers.com/Photography/ma…
--- Group led by LiKovacs's father Robert
- ConsPlayers.com has con photographers located in 4 countries around the world
--- Non-profit, shoot-for-free group of experienced convention photographers
--- Specializing in hall cosplay photography and masquerade photography
- The group is always looking for new photographers
--- If you're interested to join us, please contact me or Robert

:bulletblue: COSPLAY PROP-MAKING
- Completed
--- DW6 Guan Ping's Ji
--- DW5 Zhang Liao's Guandao
- In progress
--- DW6 Liu Bei's twin swords for a friend
--- Other commissions on order
- Materials of choice are wood, craft foam and PVC pipes

:bulletblue: CONVENTION INVOLVEMENT
- Panelist and Press member at Anime North and Otakuthon
- Panelist and Assistant Photographer at G-Anime
- Assistant Photographer at Cape & Kimono
- Official Convention Photographer at Montreal Comiccon and Nadeshicon
- Official Masquerade Photographer at Naru 2 U and Animorency's Halloween Parties
- Been a Volunteer in the past, but am now a Panelist because I can get badge refunds by doing less hours :D

Favourite Visual Artist
The ones on dA! :D
Favourite Movies
[Recent] Les Misérables (2012)
Favourite TV Shows
[Recent] Sword Art Online
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Hans Zimmer, Yuki Kajiura, Toshihiko Sahashi, Nobuo Uematsu
Favourite Games
[Recent] Just Cause 2 (PC)
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC, X360, iOS
Tools of the Trade
Canon Rebel T1i, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 VC, Canon Rebel XS, Canon 50mm f/1.8 II, Canon Speedlite 430EX, Photoshop CS5, Maya 2010
Other Interests
Aviation, computers, video games, piano, anime

Otakuthon 2016 Tentative Schedule

Otakuthon 2016 Tentative Schedule

Hi! Here's my tentative personal schedule for Otakuthon 2016 in Montreal, QC,   Canada. Private photoshoot policy, booking procedure and rates remain the same as always. Last update 2016-08-03 @ 12:35 am THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 Attempting to arrive around noon thirty. 12:30 pm - BLOCKED for badge pickup (30m expected) 1:00 pm - OPEN ($30 base rate) 2:00 pm - OPEN ($30 base rate) 3:00 pm - TAKEN 4:00 pm - OPEN ($15 base rate) 5:00 pm - OPEN ($15 base rate) 6:00 pm - OPEN (free shoot) 7:00 pm - THURSDAY EVENING GROUP DINNER | Chez Chili restaurant in Chinatown (1h 30m) Returning home after the group dinner to pack my luggage and get dow
URGENT! We have one spot available in one of our hotel rooms for Otakuthon 2016 and would like to fill it ASAP. Holiday Inn, Fri-Sun, C$105, first come first served.

Anime North 2016 Con Report

Anime North 2016 Con Report

Anime North 2016 con report, in point-form: FRI: Pulled an all-nighter to pack everything: -3 ...Forgot sunscreen: -3 Arrived downtown, enjoyed my A&W breakfast: +2 Win: Bus was pink: +4 Lunch at Harvey's in Kingston: +1 Uneventful road trip: +2 Arrived at Crowne Plaza on time, checked-in: +2 Went to the Intl Plaza to get my Staff badge: +1 Fail: A Ruby dropped and broke her scythe at Weapons Check: -4 Obtained Moonlight Ball ticket: +1 Grabbed food in the TCC Staff Lounge: +3 Covered the opening rush of the Dealers Room from inside: +2 Win: Obtained a ticket for Reika's autographs: +4 ...Briefly saw ~IchigoKitty (https://www.deviantart.com/ichigokitty): +1

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Hey happy birthday.
Hope you had a wonderful day. ^^
Oi, I'm sorry this is late but happy birthday. :hug:
Hope you had a wonderful day. :hug:
the-mirror-meltsHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Happy Birthday Henry!
Hellow, bonne fête. :hug:
Passe une merveilleuse journée. :heart:
MrJechgoHobbyist Photographer
Bonne Fête ^_^
LadyRoseTeaHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks a lot for the Watch Hug 
Bonne fête. :3