I thought it would be a good time to let anyone on dA who doesn't have me on Facebook or Twitter (my handle on Twitter is icie) know that I have launched a new blog and portfolio site. It's at http://pireze.org
The portfolio section of the site is just a gallery of selected shots which I really liked, collected from past shoots with the full benefit of hindsight. The normal full-blown gallery at http://pireze.net still remains the primary place where I upload photos.
The big thing (for me anyway) is the blog, which I will hopefully update regularly with detailed thoughts about various things to do with cosplay photography and of course, the
Not sure if I will get the opportunity/motivation to post on dA for the rest of this week, but basically I will be at Animania (Sydney, upcoming weekend) running around taking photos.
The rest of this week, I will either be at Melbourne (just two days, for work) or doing misc shoots up until the two days of Animania (where there are a few more organised shoots), and then shooting more on Monday.
Incidentally, I will be presenting at a panel on cosplay photography with ~strawdoll (https://www.deviantart.com/strawdoll) on the Saturday (10:30am at some place called the "Chibi Stage").
Another cosplay photography panel? To tell the truth, I didn't know what I should do after
As you know, most of my cosplay photography goes onto an independent gallery site. I noticed that the platform I was using (hosted on the same server that hosts my blog) was really slow and used up a lot of the server's memory, meaning it went down a lot and also cost me quite a bit of money every month.
To solve the problem, I moved the entire gallery to another server, and also registered a new domain for it. So instead of pireze.org, the new site is now on http://pireze.net
Currently, the site contains the 2011 galleries, and the archives are being uploaded.
This new platform has had a lot of development work done on it, so I am very ho