It needs to be ALL YOUR WORK
We all have varying levels of skills. Not all of us can forge swords, sculpt wigs, or sew elaborate cupcake dresses. Not all of us can CARRY swords or WEAR wigs or ROCK elaborate cupcake dresses. So, if a cosplayer commissions a costume? That is AWESOME! Commissions support an artist, and wearing them does exactly what the art is meant to do - go out and be STUNNING!
It needs to be 100% SERIOUS BUSINESS
Secret: I love the outtakes almost as much as I love my serious photos. Remember, we are supposed to be having FUN! :D
It needs to be SUPER FANCY
There were many, many gorgeous costumes at Katsucon. But you know one of the ones that made me HAPPIEST? It was these guys.
Bulk and Skull from Power Rangers. Simple outfits. Silly signs. Still - this is my childhood, and they made me laugh. Really, really hard.
It needs to be PERFECT
There's always something we would like to change. Maybe you're a beginner. Maybe a monster snowstorm delayed your wig shipment. Or maybe you JUST didn't have time to hand-crochet that armor from Episode 317.
What matters is you SHOWED UP, and you wore it, and you made the memories. And that my friends? That's pretty great.
What about you? What did you used to believe? It's always okay to change your mind! Reblog/ comment and share!
All images from Katsucon 2014.
THANK YOU to all you fabulous people for shooting with me!
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