I agree with what both bodatheyoda and Ashurachan said. Also, I find it super helpful to have another someone who isn't one of the models or the photographer, but just like someone as in a friend of the cosplay model(s) and someone who more or less knows about the character(s) standing around the photoshoot area. They're really great at spotting things that both the model and the photographer would not notice since we're sooo busy focusing on the photographing itself. I always encourage to have other people like friends or even my family to come and make sure things go smoothly because I know I hate it when there is something that needed fixed and neither the cosplayer and myself noticed after the photoshoot.
my upcoming 2015-2016 Cosplays
Kat (Gravity Rush), Tia of Avalon Code, Kyoko of Skip Beat, Cai Wenji of DW8, Nausicaš of Nausicaš of the Valley of the Wind, Beggar/Banker from LoZ:OoT/M'sM?
Next cons: Anime Detour, Anime Central, Anime Expo
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