After sharing my recent Tenth Doctor photo shoot with you guys yesterday, I’d like to share another recent photo shoot! Mitch Kloorfain, a good friend and photographer, did a fun shoot with me and my friend and fellow Treasure Coast Cosplayer, Lazaro (IG: @cosplay_in_the_usa). I rocked the Harley Quinn costume I had made for my friend for last year’s Treasure Coast Comic Con and I added/subtracted a few of the details to make it more “me”; Lazaro was a fantastic Joker, as he always is.
It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted! The past 6-7 months have been filled with a lot of really fun times, costuming & cosplaying and some pretty epic personal events. There’s also been some heart-breaking and traumatic shit that shook down; some of the key players in my life have been fired from set and some of the guest stars are now leading lads and ladies. I’ve had the good fortune of outlets and opportunities opening up all around me that allow me to do the things I love with people I love and I couldn’t be happier.
So, back to work!
As I play a pretty intense game of catch-up, I’m going to start with a post showcasing some photos a photographer friend of mine, Phil Gladys, recently took of one of my Tenth Doctor Cosplays! I’m so excited about these photos and I hope you’ll take a look!
Thanks for reading. You can look forward to lots of new material over the next several weeks!
March 5th & 6th, I participated in a one-of-a-kind Creep Walk with some of my Treasure Coast Cosplayers buddies at the inaugural Treasure Coast Freak Show 2015 Horror Con. Balthazar’s Band of Beauties is an original idea invented by one of my best friends, Steve (President and founder of The Treasure Coast Cosplayers). Back in October (during my blog sabbatical), we first brought this gruesome side show to life at our Halloween party. After that, the Horror Con organizers and promoters asked us if we would make a larger version as featured entertainment at Treasure Coast Freak Show. We were stoked. The original Band of Beauties only included a few of us, so this time around, we brought together more than double the amount of characters. All of us created our stories, costumes, makeup and sets. It was a group effort that showcased all of our individual talents and passions. It was truly an awesome experience!
We were quite the hit and the focus of lots of the media coverage for the con. We were even asked to give a private show to all the celebrity guests! Here’s a look at some of the fantastic photos a couple of truly talented photojournalists, Christopher Arnold and Molly Bartels, captured over the weekend.