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Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« on: November 30, 2010, 08:41:01 pm »
Updated Jan 9, 2011.

We will be doing a cosplay photo shoot on Jan 15 at a small theater.

Jan 15, noon-4pm at Profile Theatre - 3430 SE Belmont Street, Portland (BTW this is right on the bus 15 line)

Their web site: http://profiletheatre.org/

It is a small theater, "black box" style, so the floor, ceiling and walls are black and there is seating on 3 sides.  The stage is not raised (well actually sometimes it is, but it won't be when we are there), so picture the stage being on the floor level, while the seats are raised around it stadium-style.  There are 2 dressing rooms that we can use, a small one right next to the stage, and a larger one that is a little farther away.

There will be a few pieces of furniture there: a small couch, some chairs and benches.  We can use these or move them out of the way. Their stage manager will be there to supervise.  We will also be allowed to bring our own props and other items if we want to, so think about what you want to bring.

We will be allowed to change their lighting, but only by changing the brightness of the various lights, we cannot move or re-aim the lights.  This shouldn't be a problem.   We can also bring our own photographic lighting, which I will do.

There is no charge to participate in this event.  This is not an official Kumoricon function, and I am not associated with Kumoricon.  This is just something I'm arranging for fun.

People appearing in the photos that I take at these photo shoots are welcome to freely use the photos for any purpose they wish, including posting them online, making prints, etc.  People who use my photos must credit me as the photographer.  In return, I can also freely use my photos for any purpose, including posting them to my own web sites, or any other use.

If you want to bring a camera and take your own photos at the event you are free to do so.

There will be a limit of 20 people for this event (including me and an assistant).  So far the list is:

Yes: nyahaha, fleur_fraise, nekovamp13, luvan1me, boogiepop,  Ali (2nd photographer), Wrath-Chan19, Taikei

Maybe: Zoe.  
 
Unlikely: meep, StarryShay, oslapedo, AgehaIX, LtCommanderRichie

 
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2010, 09:30:16 pm »
I would love to go to another shoot! the October one was great! I know Katie would want to go too
We can't really leave MEWcon cause we have a booth in the AA this year, so any time during the con wouldn't work out so great D:
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2010, 10:03:37 pm »
Would LOVE to do another shoot ^^
All the shoots with you have been fun! And I'll have my new camera by then, so I may even get into the photography action!

I'd rather it not during the con as well.
Maybe the weekend after.

And a theater would be awesome.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2010, 10:12:39 pm »
That would work for me. I'd actually come this time and plan life around going to it so I could chill with peeps in cosupray.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2010, 10:29:02 pm »
That's a Sunday, yeah? I could make that since I'll have my own car by then. I won't know until it gets closer to the date, though. I would be down for a theater, though, that sounds like a blast! We would all be chipping in for the cost of the rent, yeah?

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2010, 10:36:15 pm »
I'm going to Mewcon and I've never been to one of your shoots so I think that would be super fun~! I agree it probably shouldn't be during con events though but if it's unavoidable, I wouldn't mind making time. And umm...yeah! If this happens, I can't wait~! :D

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2010, 12:27:55 am »
There's a chance I may be going to MEWcon, so if I do, I'm totally in. I'm not sure Sunday is the best idea though, because I have a long ride home and school the next day.. OTL
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2010, 09:53:53 am »
I'll be at mewcon and I would love to have a photo shoot with you :3

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2010, 09:53:31 pm »
I would probably do a shoot during Mew, but it'd be easier if it was actually near the con space, if that's possible.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2010, 10:00:21 pm »
Like Haley said, I'm definitely in! If it's indoors I'd like to get a chance to wear Roxy.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2010, 10:52:26 pm »
OK, I'm starting to think we should try for the next weekend (Jan 8-9), so there won't be any conflicts.  The rest of January won't work for me.  So who would be able to do it then?

If we rent the theater they will charge around $200, so we would need quite a few people to make that worth it.  If it's a big group, that would be super fun.  If it's a small group we can have it somewhere else.  If we are paying for a location I'd like for everyone to chip in something towards the fee.

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2010, 11:02:15 pm »
I should be able to do it that weekend!

And I'd be totally willing to chip in. But probably no more than $20. Not having an actual job makes it hard to get much money.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2010, 11:17:57 pm »
I could make the 8th or 9th, but I probably wouldn't be able to chip in much more than $10 or $15 towards renting the theater. I have no job and have to eat, after all. Starving college student D:

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2010, 11:18:03 pm »
YOUR PICTURES ALL LOOKED SO AMAZING LAST TIME!! I really want to go D: I wonder if it'd be possible if I get my permit....hmmm

also depends on if I get Lala or Stella done by then, it would nice to have good photos of either. Then there's also Rachel...
WE SHALL SEE.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2010, 11:35:10 pm »
I'd only be able to chip in $5-10 as well. Like Richie, starving college kid.

AND OH SHANNON YOU WOULD COME TO ORYGON??? <33333
If you did and brought Stella, I might bring Nino and make Kyle get his stuff for Ric. Let me know.
If not I'd probably just bring game Ramona.

Edit: Or if you brought Rachel me and Kyle could do Issakuuu and Milliaaaaaaaaaaa.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #15 on: December 03, 2010, 12:54:03 am »
Can't make it if it's the next weekend.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #16 on: December 03, 2010, 02:34:00 am »
I'd love to do this again, though if it's during M.E.W I can't T-T Since i'm gonna be busy all week and through the con. Since I'm Main events manager I can't leave the space till an event is going on and doesn't need me, but that's only like maybe 30 mins at max of break time. lol I'd totally be up for it the next weekend though and i'll chip in for rent; about how much? Cause I think I could get maybe 20 dollars to chip in (i'll need to sell some things XD) But yah i'll chip in as much as I can. ^-^ Because I would love to do a shoot in a theater O.O 

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #17 on: December 03, 2010, 06:32:26 am »
Aww man, I can't do it the next weekend! I live in Roseburg and the trip to Mewcon is only for the weekend. ;o;

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #18 on: December 03, 2010, 04:12:43 pm »
You know I'm always up for shoots with you Tom xD

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #19 on: December 03, 2010, 05:06:44 pm »
I had a lot of fun at the October shoot. Im in.


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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #20 on: December 03, 2010, 11:36:39 pm »
Would it be possible to do it right before MEW con...maybe? like, the 30th? or would people be too busy D: (it would be a Thursday)
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #21 on: December 04, 2010, 09:05:54 am »
I can try to get that time off not sure how well it will work though. I will request it off now :D

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #22 on: December 04, 2010, 09:55:18 am »
Would it be possible to do it right before MEW con...maybe? like, the 30th? or would people be too busy D: (it would be a Thursday)
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #23 on: December 04, 2010, 09:32:24 pm »
If we tried to do something Dec 30, it would have to be at night because I have to be at work that day.

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #24 on: December 04, 2010, 10:46:05 pm »
I am voting for the 9th of Jan.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #25 on: December 04, 2010, 11:06:43 pm »
Me and the homies definitely want another delicious shoot with you but it'd have be before or during MEW. Taking pictures at night would actually be really cool considering the costumes we'll likely wear.

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #26 on: December 05, 2010, 04:15:23 pm »
would there be snow anywhere nearby by any chance? I have two cosplays that would be PERFECT with snow, but of course there's none down here next to the ocean.
And a night shoot would be pretty cool, as long as we have light to take pictures I think that'd be awesome! Would the theatre still be available at night? it would be nice to keep everyone out of the cold..

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #27 on: December 05, 2010, 08:49:15 pm »
I think it might be worth exploring several things

1: for the people who can't make it Jan 8 or 9, we can try to do something the evening of Dec 30. If that would be a small group (like 5 max) we could have it at my house and avoid the cost of renting a place.  if there are more than that we would rent a place. I'm not sure what would be available at that time but I'll look into it. 

2: for those who can come Jan 8 or 9, I will see if the theater is available one of those days, and I'll post more info once I know what the situation is.

3: some people have mentioned doing a snow shoot. I think that's a great idea visually.  Snow in Portland is highly unpredictable, and when it does come it usually goes along with icy roads that make transportation hazardous. If we happen to get perfect conditions in Portland we could do it but that would be short notice. Maybe we need a Cosplay Snow Photoshoot Rapid Response Team :)

The best way to guarantee snow would be to go up to Mt. Hood. A shoot at Timberline could be spectacular. I drive a 4WD Jeep and I'm very good at driving in snow. I could take up to 3 passengers. More than that and we'd need additional vehicles.  If anyone wants to do that, we could try to set that up for some time in February.



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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #28 on: December 06, 2010, 10:39:38 am »
I would probably either attend 1 or 2 depending on what you are offering to people.
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« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2010, 11:45:27 pm »
Agreed. I'd love to go to both, if possible.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #30 on: December 08, 2010, 09:11:02 pm »
OK, so here is what I know so far.  Unfortunately, the theater plan is definitely not going to happen Jan 8-9, because they are having rehearsals then.  I still want to try to do this some time later.  I will look into other options for that weekend.

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« Reply #31 on: December 09, 2010, 06:21:14 pm »
A shoot inside a theatre sounds like a great idea, and is totally perfect for one of my cosplays~! :3

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« Reply #32 on: December 10, 2010, 12:02:22 am »
I agree. A theater would be very cool. I think we should pick another weekend so we can still have it there.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #33 on: December 10, 2010, 01:58:49 am »
o.o oooo this sounds neat =w= count me in if you guys decide to still have it in a theater!

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #34 on: December 10, 2010, 06:07:36 pm »
OK, it looks like the theater will quite probably be available Saturday Jan 15, noon to 4 pm.  I really hope we can make this happen, it will be an amazing opportunity to do cosplay photos in a cool environment!  Let me know if you could make it to this. 

(And for those who can only do Dec 30, I still want to try to have a photo shoot for you too.  I may have to limit that to just a few people though.)


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« Reply #35 on: December 10, 2010, 07:15:36 pm »
I can make it on the 15th.
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #36 on: December 10, 2010, 07:39:42 pm »
I could make the 15th.

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #37 on: December 10, 2010, 07:47:43 pm »
(And for those who can only do Dec 30, I still want to try to have a photo shoot for you too.  I may have to limit that to just a few people though.)

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #38 on: December 10, 2010, 07:50:58 pm »
I'm interested in both shoots~
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« Reply #39 on: December 10, 2010, 10:02:07 pm »
i'm also interested in both shoots :3 since you said dec 30th, i will be there anyways so why not :)
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #40 on: December 10, 2010, 10:21:14 pm »
I'm still interested in the 30th, but if my parents don't want me gone that close to New Years then I'll try to come up on the 15th
I'll try to have an answer on Sunday :)

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« Reply #41 on: December 10, 2010, 10:26:15 pm »
I'm still interested in the 30th, but if my parents don't want me gone that close to New Years then I'll try to come up on the 15th
I'll try to have an answer on Sunday :)
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« Reply #42 on: December 10, 2010, 10:31:14 pm »
I can do the 30th and the 15th.

I hope to get Joker done by the 15th, so I'd probably be him ^^
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« Reply #43 on: December 10, 2010, 11:21:55 pm »
if i get my aqua's outfit done by then i'll be her =w= i might end up buying my outfit's top and skirt after all.. the lyrcro color is really hard to find online :(

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #44 on: December 11, 2010, 08:19:02 am »
Awwww I requested the 8th and 9th off....I don't think I could request a third weekend in a row off =<

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« Reply #45 on: December 11, 2010, 10:42:06 pm »
Maybe you could switch the weekends?
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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #46 on: December 12, 2010, 04:40:53 pm »
Awwww I requested the 8th and 9th off....I don't think I could request a third weekend in a row off =<

Sorry about that.  The 8th or 9th was the original plan, but the theater absolutely could not do it either of those days.

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #47 on: December 12, 2010, 05:22:48 pm »
I can make it on the 15th

are you going to MEW con by any chance? owo


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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #48 on: December 12, 2010, 05:37:50 pm »
I'm thinking I might opt for the 15th. Much less stuff going on, and it's a Saturday, so I can probably just come up for the weekend.
Super duper excited, photo shoots are my favorite part of cosplay~

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Re: Cosplay photo shoot in early January 2011
« Reply #49 on: December 14, 2010, 07:46:21 pm »
I can make it on the 15th

are you going to MEW con by any chance? owo

I am not going to MEW con, but have fun there. 

I'm still working on making all the arrangements for Dec 30 and Jan 15, so I'll post more info within a few days.