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MHA is everywhere.
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Kingdom Hearts was 2006 or earlier
I remember when OFF was big for a hot second.
Fuck Deadpool. Can’t cross an aisle at AX without seeing one.
1) Bronies
2) Steven Universe/Homestuck
3) MHA
4) Voltron
5) Hetalia
Imo, I'd put it under Homestuck because SU fans have yet to destroy hotels or preform obscene acts in public, but they're pretty damn close.

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Whats wrong with my cosplay?

Why can't I look like a kawaii trap?
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Maybe next time you should spend more than 10 dollars on the entire outfit. I've bought better wigs on ebay for £3.
you look like a stereotype, get better everything and try to look less agp. your face isn't even awful for gods sake can you at least try.
wear makeup and do your eyebrows

Let's try and predict the 2020 sexualized cosplay idea that will go viral and make the internet cringe.
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Image is missing Astolfo in 2018.
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>cosplaying as THAT GUY

"We need to fuck Harry Potter" when the next movie comes out.
Not looking forward, but guarantee it will be Frozen 2.
any Spinel yet?

How do you guys make armor for cosplays. I’m fairly new to making cosplay and I want to make some things like clone armor and Isaac Clark armor. Once I know how to make these stuff it also would be easier to make other cosplays I need molds for. I want to make an oblivion song cosplay but I need to know how to make molds and armor for what I want to do. Thanks
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Agreed. It's not a ground breaking answer but Youtube is your friend.

All the videos and narration you can ever want.
501st might have some info
dented helmet is a good mando armor site

you might get away with using sintra plastic or EVA foam

google diy stormtrooper armor
would prolly be easier than mando armor imo



Expecting some cool dr doom shit and people talking gay 501 shat. Smh
You realize you can adapt their techniques for a Doctor Doom cosplay, right? It doesn't have to be a specific tutorial to be useful to you.

Coords with Rocking Horse Shoes?
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Deets on the tights?
how I’m trying to be at the club
hint: it has been recently only re-released in redxwhite colourway, to the chagrin of many looking for the black variants, and it's iconic.
I figured out that it must have a name I've heard before based on how buttmad >>10258994 got about it. If they hadn't, then all I would've had to go off of was tiered white OP, which is pretty vague. I've only seen it in red x white before, on LM and in a youtube review of the re-release, which was before my time.

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There's a ton of threads about bad photoshops, photog drama and the like. But let's try to do something constructive. Let's discuss something simple, what do YOU think is a good cosplay photograph? If you're going to pay money for a photoshoot, what exactly are you looking for in the finished product? Also, post photos of what you consider as examples of good cosplay photos.
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why? speed of of shots?
Kinda stupid for cosplay since you're doing portraits, which is one of the few occasions where you can go out with one prime and do it all.

Hell, two primes are really all you need, a 24-70 2.8 is slow, covers at the same time a large part of the focals you don't need (24-30 are really some niche shit) and none of the focals you actually need (85-135) - and a zoom has shitty bokeh, too, which is one of the bigger selling factor for work (people love creamy bokeh).

You could go out with a 35 and 85 and do it all much better. A 24-70 is for run and gunning a wedding or stuff like that.

Work for money, shoot cosplay for passion, charge for cosplay once you have the funds.
I started with a 450d and a nifty fifty, I moved on in time (7d and 18-35 1.8, 100mm 2.8 macro, 5d II and 24-35 f/2, 135mm f/1.8... then 5d IV.) but it took years, it's normal, and I've earned all my photography money from other stuff (clubs, events, etc.) - cosplay is pretty dry money wise, and I'm not moving my ass for a shoot for less than 120€ which is already not that much at all.
I am looking for a wide angle lens to use with my crop sensor camera and torn between Sigma 10-20mm and Tamron 10-24mm

>has constant aperture

>has image stabilization
>can zoom in more
>slightly cheaper

What do y'all think?
I had a Sigma 10-20, the model without constant aperture though, and I didn't like it. In any case, the Sigma lenses are old as hell and from a time where Sigma wasn't very good.

The Tamron lens should be okay. I would also consider the Sigma 8-16 lens, which is a very interesting one.

If you want to do portraits with it, you will be hard pressed to find use for anything wider than 18mm - and honestly wide angle portraits should be taken sparingly, they're not that good usually - so I would suggest the Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 if your intention is to do cosplay photography with it.
Thanks! I'm actually planning to do bunch of stuff with it. Using 10mm for travel-landscape-architecture, 15mm for cosplay action shots and 20mm for packed space portraits where my 50mm doesn't cut it. It'll be more like 16-32mm on my crop sensor camera so I'm not that worried.

Can we have a general improvement thread
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I agree that the belt could be better, but i don't think you need to go with foam. Use two layers of pleather and maybe some interfacing to make actual belts with some structure and i think you'll be fine. What's with the foam obsession when fabrics and fabric-like materials will work just fine, if not better?
the leg armor looks really good

I specifically meant foam for the silver 'metal' parts that are currently made out of pleather
Oh I see what you mean! My bad, that's valid. Yeah, the buckle would be better if it were made from foam or foam clay.

losing weight made the cosplay 10x better

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Thought I'd share a pic of my CSGO FBI Cosplay, anybody else done a CSGO or a tacticool cosplay? Looking for ideas for what to do next...
Your dumbfuck is gonna get shot by real FBI dressing like that these days.

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Would you unironically dress up like a giant carrot?
just gonna leave this here
Kek. Looks like Broly.

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We haven't had one in a little bit and people might be looking at their next year lineups, so figured I'd start one.

You must give at least three suggestions to others before posting and asking for suggestions of your own (unless there aren't three people to give suggestions to yet, obviously).
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Fug you're qt
I'm open to shounen, horror, video games, and more! Don't let my love for magical girls and shoujo stop you from giving other suggestions lmao!

You'd definitely shine as Byleth or Felix. I think Sandalphon is a great choice too though. Other than those three, you'd make a great Joker from Persona.

Definitely Muffet! She has a great mix of that cutesy but creepy vibe. Kaguya from Kaguya-sama Love is War, Ryuko from Kill La Kill, Makise from Stein's Gate, and Moka from Rosario + Vampire would fit in with your aesthetic well.

Chie 100%. Your 2B picture evokes some Bayonetta vibes for me. I could also see Pit, or Link from Smash (and their respective series), or Sora / Roxas / or Ventus from Kingdom Hearts.

Hm, that's a tough one. Your suggestions are both good, but hopefully I can give you something you'd be more passionate about. Almost all of these suggestions would require straightening out your wig though.. If you watch anime, there's Yona from Yona of the Dawn, Shirayuki from Snow White with the Red Hair, Chise from Ancient Magus Bride, Madam Red from Black Butler, or Red Blood Cell from Cells at Work. If you don't, there's Kairi from Kingdom Hearts or Lilth from Boderlands. Best of luck! If you feel trapped by the wig, you should consider selling it second hand.


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yes on Jupiter
think you’d be a better mint & lettuce, maybe even berry

that one guy in Pokémon who is blonde with the blue streak , glasses, and lab coat
cole i think?
Oh interesting! I've definitely considered Mint before, but Lettuce and Berry are surprising choices. Thanks!
thanks anon i appreciate it <3

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Anyone going to Anime Banzai this year?
Does anyone know how much lolita/jfashion stuff this con usually has? I couldn't find any content on the website and I don't know the Utah comm so I couldn't ask them.
I'll be cosplaying Illya
Deku here. I might be only one with how small AB is.

>Show em off. This ice cream queen is a bad bitch.

> be me
> attending 7th grade
> gets peer pressured to join the anime club
> goes after school
> it’s a cosplay day meeting
> sees guy in fedora
> he comes up to me
“Anon you must be new here”
> looks at my chest
“You’re a loli, so I know the perfect character for you to dress up as”
> shows me his wallpaper waifu
> never comes back to anime club, avoiding him and the cosplay day
> fedora guy hits on me during my library organization job at lunch
> leads him to book, ignoring his flirting attempt
> this continues everyday
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>later that day, open /cgl/ and make a thread about it
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>even by 7th grade girls receive so much male attention it is seen as negative
god I wish that was me.
>“You’re a loli, so I know the perfect character for you to dress up as”
How did he know you were a loli?
OP means the other kind of loli.

Do you cosplay with your significant other?
Do you mach cosplays/Lolita ?
What do they think of you cosplaying/Lolita if they don't?
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No. Having a girlfriend is for normies.
>All I wanted was a friend to care about me and someone to talk to. And instead she stabs me in the back before anything can really start. Fuck the Australian Cosplay scene, shit literally made me even more depressed
If you have no expectations, you can't be let down. Trying to be friends with someone you are attracted to is playing with fire. Not everyone gets burnt, but the odds are not in your favor.

>Why are people like this.
A lot of people are worse than what they give off. SHE is like THAT. Maybe YOU are like THAT as well. Not saying you are, but introspection is good.
Other fish in the vast oceans, good luck man.
>If you have no expectations, you can't be let down. Trying to be friends with someone you are attracted to is playing with fire. Not everyone gets burnt, but the odds are not in your favor.
That's the thing, I know what my position is and I can't shake it off completely. Just trying to make the best outcome I can see without putting myself further in a downwards spiral.

>A lot of people are worse than what they give off. SHE is like THAT. Maybe YOU are like THAT as well. Not saying you are, but introspection is good.
Other fish in the vast oceans, good luck man.
I'm absolutely open to criticism myself, but nobody ever bring my actions up, and it makes me anxious I'm doing something wrong, or that they're just *trying* to be nice.I hate it, and I really wish I can just give that whole mentality a bullet. Alas, I still need to leap the hurdles to reach the finish with that battle.

By all means, I'm not trying to deflect your advice, I really am taking it on board. Chances are I already know what my problem is and the solution needed; its just so hard to work towards it when you count on others to help you out (ironically, bit of a loop forming). Although I despise the bastards, apologies if this is all coming off as being too /r9k/tier 'venting'
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took this pic
Full metal alchemist (2003), Ed Elric and Winry Rockbell

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Last thread died.

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Not really news tho considering she quit wearing jfash two years ago https://www.instagram.com/lulysalle/
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New LF is out.
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That's all pastel pieces.

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