imperialarchon:

my photography/editing skills are still pretty baby but here are some photos i took over the weekend! my gorgeous skyrim pals ♥

costumes & modelling: static cosplay & horker meat cosplay (kendra & kelly)
photographer: me

…and here are some photos from Saf of all three of us in our viking sunday best :D

(via imperialarchon)

Team Horker Meat cosplay (lol) as Ulfric Stormcloak and the Dragonborn, from Skyrim!

Costumes, models: Kelly and Kendra

Photographer, editing: me

BUCKETS OF GRATITUDE to everyone who helped out! Flinging snow, tucking costume bits back in, helping models in and out of snow drifts…definitely a team effort, this shoot :)

Aion cleric, Noble Tac Officer’s chain set

Costume, model: Cubefrau Cosplay

Photographer, editing: meee

Big thanks to Alex and Saf for throwing around a bunch of snow, and to everyone else who helped out! The snow is real, not shooped - the weather was clear, we just had 2-4 people hurling snow at each other in the background. Art!!

cunninglanguage:

Whee littlenoisephotography ‘s cosplay photobook arrived! It’s so gorgeous, seriously (I’m on the cover, how could it not be duh). The cosplayers are amazing, but the photography is so stunning, seriously, I’m in awe looking through it.

EASY, BREEZY, BEAUTIFUL - COVERGIRRRRL
So the book saga has finally come to a close, and the books are being distributed now :) Big, BIG blog post coming about the whole printing saga…it was not fun, but it has resulted in some gorgeous gorgeous books :)

cunninglanguage:

Whee littlenoisephotography ‘s cosplay photobook arrived! It’s so gorgeous, seriously (I’m on the cover, how could it not be duh). The cosplayers are amazing, but the photography is so stunning, seriously, I’m in awe looking through it.

EASY, BREEZY, BEAUTIFUL - COVERGIRRRRL

So the book saga has finally come to a close, and the books are being distributed now :) Big, BIG blog post coming about the whole printing saga…it was not fun, but it has resulted in some gorgeous gorgeous books :)

littlenoisephotography:

Cosplay prints available for preorder from the 25th June! I’m adding more prints to the store until then, and the preorder period will run until the 18th of July. 20% off all preorders with voucher code “PRINTSAAALE” (remember all 3 A’s), all 8x12” matte photo prints :) Support my cunning endeavor to photograph the entire cosplaying nation and come pick up a print or two! :D

Prints on sale NOW! Remember to use the voucher code to 20% off preordered prints :)
International customers may wish to use my Society6 store instead - international shipping through storenvy (ie. from me in New Zealand) is really expensive, so check out Society6 if you’re outside NZ :)

littlenoisephotography:

Cosplay prints available for preorder from the 25th June! I’m adding more prints to the store until then, and the preorder period will run until the 18th of July. 20% off all preorders with voucher code “PRINTSAAALE” (remember all 3 A’s), all 8x12” matte photo prints :) Support my cunning endeavor to photograph the entire cosplaying nation and come pick up a print or two! :D

Prints on sale NOW! Remember to use the voucher code to 20% off preordered prints :)

International customers may wish to use my Society6 store instead - international shipping through storenvy (ie. from me in New Zealand) is really expensive, so check out Society6 if you’re outside NZ :)

I am quite late putting these up, but here’s this year’s batch of costumes for the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival costume deign competition. These four were selected as finalists, made by me, and modeled with the designers at the awards presentation at the beginning of June. HUGE thank you to Sylvia Gilbert-Potts for helping me out this year!

Costumes designed by the students

Made by myself and Sylvia Gilbert-Potts

Photographed by me

Cosplay prints available for preorder from the 25th June! I’m adding more prints to the store until then, and the preorder period will run until the 18th of July. 20% off all preorders with voucher code “PRINTSAAALE” (remember all 3 A’s), all 8x12” matte photo prints :) Support my cunning endeavor to photograph the entire cosplaying nation and come pick up a print or two! :D

Cosplay prints available for preorder from the 25th June! I’m adding more prints to the store until then, and the preorder period will run until the 18th of July. 20% off all preorders with voucher code “PRINTSAAALE” (remember all 3 A’s), all 8x12” matte photo prints :) Support my cunning endeavor to photograph the entire cosplaying nation and come pick up a print or two! :D

I made a Nightwing costume in three days, and am really proud of it! But, I am having difficulty getting photos that I like; so here’s a quickie we shot in my living room today. Build notes coming soon, and also hopefully some more photos :)
Model/costumer: meee
Photographer: also meeee
Assisted by Jp, thanks babe!

I made a Nightwing costume in three days, and am really proud of it! But, I am having difficulty getting photos that I like; so here’s a quickie we shot in my living room today. Build notes coming soon, and also hopefully some more photos :)

Model/costumer: meee

Photographer: also meeee

Assisted by Jp, thanks babe!

And now, to break up the monotony of book updates and delays, here are some images I shot a couple of weeks ago of my sister :) We both do pole, and these were shot in her living room in a very cramped set-up over Easter weekend in Taranaki.

Lots of little things I’d tweak for next time - the lighting setup is about halfway what I wanted, but there literally was no room to put the second light where I wanted it. Next time, we’ll be shooting in a larger studio!

Model: Anna

Photography/editing: me

Assisted by Jp, as usual.

Hi everyone - update on the drama from last night.

I emailed the printer, outlining my issues and letting them know I wasn’t happy. The outcome of this has been an email informing me that my job is too difficult for digital printing, and that I’d be getting a refund…but no books. Apparently the whole job has been a nightmare from start to finish for them too - would have been really nice if they’d told me they were having such problems so I could try and work with them sooner, but this obviously didn’t happen. I am, obviously, furious.

Once this was confirmed and my (full) refund actioned, I started calling around, and have found a local firm that was very sympathetic to the whole messy situation, and gave me a quote within a couple of hours. HOWEVER: they quoted me for a different binding technique, and when I stopped by to check up on things, they said “OH” and are now trying to sort me out a new quote, having seen a physical copy of what I want. Apparently, this hardcover binding business is a pain in everyone’s butt and there are very few places who will do it in NZ. On the upside, they are two blocks away from me, meaning there will be no couriering stuff up and down the country and I can stop by and check on things personally…when they actually start to happen.

This means:
- there will be more of a delay, and at this point I can’t say for sure what that delay will be. New printer has told me if I haven’t heard from him by Friday to chase him up; hopefully I’ll hear back sooner.

- I may have to change the book size to A4 to avoid the same binding problems with a new company.

- there will be NO ADDITIONAL COST to customers - any difference in pricing will be covered by me.

- in the event (and I hope it doesn’t come to this) that I am unable to find an alternative binder, I will print the books using a different binding process, and customers will be contacted directly to be advised of the situation. If this happens, I will be offering partial refunds, or additional artwork to make up for the difference in final product.

If anyone would like a refund now, please contact me - otherwise, stay tuned, and I’ll let you know as soon as I have some kind of news to share. The last thing I want to do is can the project completely, but I did not even remotely expect this kind of trouble with a book that I thought I’d already finished! Please share this status around so everyone knows what’s happening, and if anyone has any concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly. Thank you everyone for your patience.

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