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Hey everyone!

So, it's been an absolutely crazy time since I last updated y'all (which was about a month and a half ago? Wow). So, let's break down Katsucon.

Snow. Shitty driving conditions. More snow.

So, I altered my travel plans and took off on Wednesday instead of Thursday. FireLilyCosplay was kind enough to offer me crash space, and I drove through the worst of the storm right before I got to her place. So we dug out our cars on Thursday, and headed to the con while there was a lull. Made it safely to the con center, and hung out with tons of awesome people. Honestly, the rest of my weekend was a blur. Despite swearing that I wasn't going to do tons of shoots like last year ("Oh, I totally won't do 46 this year, no way!")...I ended up doing 43 in LESS TIME than last year. My nights were hanging out with people, running around, drinking (looooots of drinking), and just catching up with people.

Katsucon was a LOT of fun for me. And I'm MUCH happier with the quality of work that I produced. I saw so many friends, and honestly, it was just a good time for me. It was really nice to get away and see everyone. Some people couldn't make it in due to the weather, which was super sad, but overall, I don't care what anyone says, Katsucon was a success in my opinion. I got to work with new people who are MEGA talented, see friends, and just be around a ton of nerdiness. Good times, for me anyways.

So, over the next few weeks, you'll see me begin to post Katsucon photos. Honestly, I'm not going to be posting a ton of them here. I'm trying to use this site less. In part because I'm not thrilled with certain things on here, and because it's time for me to get serious with building my own website and using that as a main source of information. I'll be pulling down a majority of the photos from before 2013 as soon as I get some free time. So the best stuff from Katsu will get put up here, and for anything else, you can check out my cospix account! ( )

What else? If you haven't read the web comic I keep plugging on Facebook, I recommend you check it out!

Also, I've been contributing to MurderNurse's livestream! It's every Friday around 10pm! You can check out her page for more information:…

That's all for now. So far, the next entry will be tips and tricks for cosplay photography. If anyone has any specific questions they'd like me to answer, please message me or comment here in this journal, and I'll answer!

How's everyone doing? What are your upcoming convention plans? Costume plans? Let me know in the comments!

...see you space cowboys...

  • Listening to: System of a Down


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I'm a filmmaker and photographer who happens to also like going to conventions, haha. I'm into a varying amount of things, so please feel free to ask me!

Also, I want to take this particular space to say, preemptively, thank you very much for the watches and favorites. The support I get from people is what really keeps me going, so thank you thank you thank you!!!

Hey everyone! Long time, no talk! For my next journal (after the one I'm doing about post-Katsucon things), what would you like to see me discuss? 

10 deviants said Cosplay photography stuff! (Tips/tricks and what not!)
3 deviants said Another ask a question, get a feature journal!
2 deviants said General life stuff!
2 deviants said Magic: the Gathering stuff!
1 deviant said Other suggestion! (Leave said suggest as a comment on this poll, please!)
No deviants said Just general Q&A!

Convention Schedule!!!

Conventions in 2013: Attended

Katsucon: February 15th-17th; Oxon Hill, MD
GenCon: August 15th-18th; Indianapolis, Indiana
Dragon*Con: August 30th-September 2nd; Atlanta, Georgia

Conventions in 2014:

Katsucon: February 14th-16th; Oxon Hill, MD
The Ellicott City Photoshoot: May 3rd; Ellicott City, MD
Dragon*Con: August 29th-September 1st; Atlanta, Georgia

The "MindFall Wants to Photoshoot These Costumes" List

Female Characters (Comics, Videogames, Anime, or Manga):

Abbey Chase (Danger Girl)
Aerith Gainsborough (FFVII/FFVII:Crisis Core)
Aspen Matthews (Fathom)
Asuka Langley Soryu (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
Bastila Shan (Knight of the Old Republic)
Batgirl (Batgirl) (Barbara Gordon and/or Stephanie Brown)
Black Bat (Batman)
Black Canary (Birds of Prey or Young Justice)
Black Widow (Avengers)
Cammy White (Street Fighter)
Catwoman (Arkham City)
Claire (Claymore)
Elizabeth (Bioshock Infinite)
Emma Frost (X-Men) (Normal or Phoenix Five variant)
Grace (SoulFire)
Hope Summers (X-Men)
Ilyana Rasputin/Magik (X-Men) (Phoenix Five variant)
Isabela (Dragon Age 2)
Joule (Idolized) (Aspen Comics)
Kasumi (Dead or Alive)
Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games series)
Korra (The Legend of Korra)
Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) (any non movie version)
Patience (The Magdalena) (Magdalena)
Miranda Lawson (Mass Effect 2)
Morrigan (Dragon Age)
Motoko Kusanagi (Ghost in the Shell)
Ms. Marvel (Ms. Marvel)
Phoenix (X-Men) (original or any variant)
Psylocke (X-Men)
Raven (Teen Titans)
Red Sonja (Red Sonja)
Sailor Neptune (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon)
Sailor Pluto (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon)
Sailor Saturn (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon)
Scarlet Witch (X-Men)
Selene (Underworld)
Sydney Savage (Danger Girl)
Teresa of the Faint Smile (Claymore)
Trish (Devil May Cry)
Wonder Woman (Justice League)
Yoruichi Shihōin (Bleach)
Zatanna (DC Comics)
Zero Suit Samus Aran (Metroid)

Male Characters (Comics, Videogames, Anime, or Manga):

Batman/Bruce Wayne (Detective Comics)
Bolin (The Legend of Korra)
Booker DeWitt (Bioshock Infinite)
Captain America/Steve Rodgers (Marvel Comics)
Captain Jack Harkness (Torchwood)
Captain Price (Modern Warfare 2)
Commander Shepard (the Mass Effect series)
The Doctor (9th/10th/11th) (Doctor Who)
Dante (Devil May Cry 1 or 4)
Gene Starwing (Outlaw Star)
Harry Dresden (The Dresden Files)
Hawke (Dragon Age 2)
Hawkeye (Avengers) (movie and comic versions)
Iron Man/Tony Stark (Marvel Comics)
Jason Todd (Red Hood) (Batman)
Jace Beleren (Magic: the Gathering) (any variant)
Jet Black (Cowboy Bebop)
Kisuke Urahara (Bleach)
Mako (The Legend of Korra)
Makonouchi Ippo (Hajime no Ippo)
Scott Summers (X-Men) (Phoenix Five variant)
Spiderman (The Amazing Spiderman)
Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop)
Soap McTavish (Modern Warfare 2)
Thor (Avengers)


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Miss--Valentine Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:! :D
MindFall Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome!
Thank you for watching my page!
RivenWings Apr 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you for the fave!
I see your work all the time and it's beautiful.
; ;
MindFall Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You're very welcome! You and CosplayLovePro did an amazing job! I love Eva and GL, so every time I see those costumes, I'm guilty of fanboy-ing XD

And thank you very much for your compliment about my work XD I'm not sure where you're seeing it, but I'm glad it's getting out there.
RivenWings Apr 12, 2014  Student General Artist
I've seen a lot of my cosplay friends do photoshoots with you.
Are you maybe attending Zenkaikon?
I'd love to do a shoot or two with you sometime!
MindFall Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Sadly, despite living pretty close to Zenkai, I won't be attending this year :/

I'll be at the Ellicott City Photoshoot, Dragon Con, and Baltimore Comic Con this year though! I also travel for private shoots depending on distance!
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Ai-Megumi Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much for the fave. :)
MindFall Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome! You're a stunning Emma Frost!
florbarrios Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the +fav :hug: please check my other work, or if you are into :facebook: visit my page for more photos :D

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