for some reason, at yaoicon there aren't that many gatherings because this is a different con than the usual-anime/video-game conventions. Most of the cosplayers who attend cosplay guy-characters, so you won't see too many female-characters, although last year there were a few in a cool Vampire Knight group.
"This is your job. You want a clear conscience, go start a charity. But if you want your own photography business, and your cosplayer boss says you gotta go out there and take a photo-shoot, go out there, take it, come back to work, and say "DO YOU NEED ME TO DO IT AGAIN?!!"