All tagged creative process
Rob likes to do quite a bit of photo experimenting at home to see if some ideas come about. But it's not quite the same as doing so in a studio with someone else in front of the camera. Tacocat, Luis, and Rob went to the studio try out some ideas... and shoot a new version of Chibi Moon!
Even with all the obstacles we had... we were able to do a lot in our first year of this crazy idea of ours. Rob looks back at what we had to work through and what we were able to accomplish.
When you don't want to do what everyone else is doing you're going to need to work hard to get somewhere. But you could potentially end up gaining so much more than you initially realized. Rob shares out what the team has been able to do since they are not involved with convention cosplay photography... and how much that has opened up for everyone to be artists, gain knowledge, and just plain have fun.
After our most recent photo adventure where we utilized a PixelStick Rob thought it might be a good idea to do some testing to figure out how to get the best output from it. And some of the results were a bit surprising.
Our first project of 2019 and we tackled a number of new things. First: some brand new costumes of Bowsette and Boosette based off of Hannah Alexander’s work, and Chompette from ANN4RT. Second: we tried some light painting with the PixelStick!
Social media is a useful tool... but it should never be used a measuring stick to determine the worth of your work or you as a person. Allybelle Cosplayand Rob discuss this in a new article.
Sometimes you can't recognize and realize possibilities until you take some steps you never thought you would. But when you do and then look back at what you have been able to do because of those steps you see that it was the right thing to do.
Rob looks back at what he learned after stepping away from convention staffing.
It's not easy to explain to people how we come up with our photo set ideas. There are some practical things we employ but other are not so straightforward. Why are we so open to the random bit that may drive us to put something together? Turns out it could be explained by science.
If you don't challenge yourself regularly then you and your art will not grow. A new article from Allybelle Cosplay
When you get away from the limitations of This Is The Way Things Must Be then lots of opportunities lay before you. And that’s when you start becoming an artist.
Capture One now has FujiFilm support... and Rob was a bit surprised with his testing.
It's great when a random idea allow you to explore something you wanted to try and you also get some amazing images out of it.
New article from Allybelle Cosplay... this time on how she breaks down planning out her cosplay whether it's created from scratch or modifying an existing one!
In order to stand out you need to break away from what everyone else is doing. Things will be a lot better for it.
Sometimes when an opportunity comes your way you have to go Plus Ultra. Rob talks about all the hard work the MTA team took on to prepare for Classic Game Fest.
With the ups and downs of life sometimes you have to remind yourself why you're a creative person... and how you should do things on your own terms. Allybelle Cosplay talks about this and more in a new article.
Sometimes you have to detach yourself from the things you love in order to open up a world of possibilities. Rob talks about how not following the expectations of fandom can lead to new opportunities.