I tried to fit everything into one post but I barely managed to fit the first 2 days in the first section. more “Fanime 2017 Part 2”
The time of the year for Fanime registration has come and it’s probably about time I post some photos from last year. I’m definitely not cut out to handle these long days of walking around taking photos, now that I think about it, maybe I should do some cardio training before the 2018 event. more “Fanime 2017 Part 1”
Runa was visiting from Japan and got in contact with a fellow photographer, he was kind enough to invite me along and I got some killer shots out of it. more “Runa’s Beach Day”
A friend hooked me up with a large umbrella to soften up the light on my flash. I chose a larger size not realizing how much it is to handle when you’re outside and the wind is hitting you or even fitting this in doors. I really should start bringing assistants out or perhaps an extra 40 lbs worth of sandbags could do the trick, this could be a serious workout all by myself. more “Got an umbrella”
Salt is a great spot for practicing my hobby. The guards, so far, have been very calm anytime I show up to shoot. more “Silk Cosplay”
Quick lil shoot with some friends. They were trying to show me how to fill in some light with reflectors. Been a while since this happened, definitely need to reschedule another shoot with @annasian. more “Shot with AnnAsian”
There have been a handful of random Japanese lingerie pieces getting popularity. It’s pretty fun @alohaAaliyah_ came over with the Virgin Killer sweater and we got to shooting. more “V.K. Sweater”
Bonnie had this nice little body suit and sheer robe to shoot with. Naturally, I wanted to hit up a spot that let the sun shine through. more “Sheer sunset”
Kawaii Kon came through like a hurricane this past weekend. I didn’t dress up as Bob from Bob’s Burgers for once. That caused a lot of confusion for the people used to only seeing me with a mustache. It got even worse when I dressed up with a friend doing a real cosplay and no one knew who I was. Half of my Friday was spent dressed as Batou from Ghost in the Shell along with Sachi Senpai as Major Kusanagi. I lost about 70% of my vision and had to be guided around like a puppy, it was an entertaining challenge to navigate the area and recognize people. I failed miserably and would not have survived if it weren’t for my friends guiding me.
I managed to get a few shoots in before I had to dress up.
From here on out, I went full potato and decided to keep taking photos even though I was blind. I left everything up to the autofocus in the camera. You think I’d be frustrated with missing a few shots but I had a blast trying to do this. After snapping some casuals I attempted a real shoot, I managed to get a pretty good set of photos.
@kebin.808 took over the camera for a minute and nailed some shots of me and @sachisenpai together.
The eye pieces were removed and I had my vision again. Snapped a few more photos on the way to purchase @emkehawaii ‘s new CD
January 28th marked another pop up cat cafe for Mori. This time around there were reservation times to keep the lines controlled a bit more. There were several cat themed products available including shirts, pins and stickers from various local brands. There was a photo booth provided by Photo Ops Hawaii and refreshments from Morning Glass Coffee had a refreshment table with delicious snacks.
It was a bit hectic so some of the kittens needed alone time and didn’t stay out for long, thankfully about 7 kittens managed to find a furever home by the end of the day. It will be great if Mori manages to create a permanent location for people to drop in and enjoy the kitten party frequently.
The kittens arriving in their crates minutes before being let loose around the store.