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A few from the Anime convention

Discussion in 'Formal Portraits and Weddings' started by mike mac, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. I posted the first series in the other people forum, in retrospect I believe these belong here, I spent time composing lighting and processing like I woudl any formal shots, I could be wrong but I am going to post them here if I am mistaken just let me know and I will move them.
    I am still amazed at what I saw at the Anime convention I saw in Baltimore on Sunday, while driving my son and friends there I was wondering what I would do all day turns out they had to drag me out. Thousand of people in soem very elaborate costumes all willing to pose
    All shots with the D3 and the 70-200 or 28-70 with SB800 flash. I processed these to give the pictures to match the theme.
    Thanks for looking
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  2. Hi Mike, I too think they belong here. That must have been some convention and looks like a lot of fun. I think you did a great job on these both from the standpoint of taking the image but also with your post processing. Interestingly enough the two guy pictures are among the best IMO. I also like the one of the girl with the spear, her red hair just jumps out at you. Well done my friend.
  3. MurphyD


    Jan 17, 2007
    South Texas
    I was going to say something about red-eye in a couple of these, but after a second thought I am pretty sure they are supposed to be that way.
    Completely wild and off the wall. Future generations will remember weird Boomers for starting it all with Star Trek conventions.
    Well done
  4. Excellent second series! I've gotta find something like that to shoot around here, LOL!
  5. Thanks Gordon I appreciate you takign the time to comment.
    LOl yes I thought the same, it reminded me of the type of fun atmoshpere at the Gratful Dead shows
    If you can do it, it was worth the price of admission the oppurtunites are endless
  6. what a cool event
    glad you were there to share these with us

    thanks, mike
  7. BrendaC


    Sep 24, 2007
    Nice images, that third one is creepy! What kind of convention was it?


    Apr 30, 2005
    Hi Mike,

    Looks like you had a fun and rewarding afternoon. All of these images have a clean and professional look that is so characteristic of your work. Love the PP :) 
  9. Thansk Greg it was a great time for sure
    Anime convention you know Japanese cartoons it is huge another genre is Magna Google it and check it out
    Thanks Robert I was really happy with the end result it was hard soemtimes to gwet seperation from the crowds
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