Friday, September 6, 2013
I'm sorting and editing my DC photos in order, so here are my favorites from Thursday and Friday!
(Thursday is the new Friday at Dragon Con, by the way; more and more folks arrive on Wednesday now, so Thursday has plenty of pre-con parties and cosplayers out and about!)
My first cosplay shot of the weekend: my friend Christie as a mermaid!
This female Hellboy (Hellgirl?) and Abe Sapien absolutely blew me away:
It can be a bit dizzying when you're crushed in a sea of people in the Marriott lobby, so if you ever start to feel claustrophobic, just look up:
This guy was carrying around a steampunk Kermit, but I couldn't catch him from the front:
I spotted two fantastic Wonder Woman variations on Friday: the first was this Masquerade style:
And the second was this sensational Western Wonder Woman, who even talked the part with a drawled, "Thank ye kindly, ma'am."
Friday night there was a steampunk party in the Aether lounge, but it was so dark in there pictures without flash were nearly impossible. I geeked out when I spotted this steampunk Hatter, though, since I was drooling over his costume over on DeviantArt just a few weeks ago:
This astronaut looks like he robbed Cape Canaveral. Seriously, the suit and flag were that perfect up close:
This young fellow is actually an Epbot fan; he and his mom flagged me down in the Hyatt lobby:
(Oddly enough, I actually had more young boys than girls track me down over the weekend - all with their parents, of course. Overall there aren't a huge amount of young kids at DC, though, except for the parade on Saturday.)
Had some fun playing with the lighting on this one:
Anyway, major props to this Booker for bringing... a major prop:
[Per the comments: "Looks to be a Femme Kabal from Mortal Kombat." Thanks!]
[Lydia in the comments just pointed this out: That's HALO Kitty! AAAAH, SO AWESOME!]
This is our new friend JJ, another DC volunteer we first met on the media tour Wednesday night:
l with a white column behind her, and now I wish ALL my shots had white backgrounds. (Also shows what a difference better lighting can make!)
This guy was stationed right outside the Vendor building, delighting all us passers-by:
Ok. So... that's Thursday and Friday. 0.0 Hope you guys enjoyed, and stay tuned for more!
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