A DragonCon Retrospective, Part II: Everyone Loves a Parade

Death Cosplay from Neil Gaiman's Sandman

A quick portrait of a Death cosplayer from Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series, DragonCon 2013 (Dave).

For some reason, we didn’t make it to the parade in 2012, but we sure did in 2013. We had a great spot near the front row and witnessed all the shenanigans. Michelle and I were both shooting, with her getting wider shots and me getting some zoomy shots. As we waited for the parade, I was able to get a portrait of this awesome Death cosplayer who was standing next to us.

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A DragonCon Retrospective, Part 1: From Snapshots to Portraits

Batgirls from 2012, with the best-looking half of Garber Geektography crouching in front.

Batgirls from 2012, with the best-looking half of Garber Geektography crouching in front.

Of course some of the most fun we have with photography happens to be when we go to DragonCon in Atlanta, and it is just around the corner. In looking back at some of the pictures we’ve taken, it is amazing to see what a difference a year makes! I got a lot of views on my Flickr page for several of my shots from my first year with the camera in 2012. By far the shot with the most views on our Flickr account was the one I took of the Batgirls at the DragonCon DC comic shoot. Of course that is extra special because of the crouching Batgirl, Michelle. Continue reading