Last year, for me, I was in line for at least an hour. The normal registration line, on the other hand, was much faster, and I was distraught to see that people entered line far after me on that side, and left much sooner.
I'd suggest you go to the photoshoot before you get in line.
Anime North 2014
~Henry (Fire Emblem)
~Hugo (Suikoden III)
~Henry (Fire Emblem) (Maybe)