Originally Posted by Access
Honestly the majority of my photography-of-this-type for this year has been outside of cons, and all of that has been outside, nearly all in plain view of the public. Never had any real problems with that.
Logistics isn't that bad, it's really nothing compared to the logistics that a convention requires.
It depends on who you're shooting with. I shoot with people who are very private about cosplay and aren't cool about doing it in a public place outside of a con, so it's tough.