Royal Atlantean portrait

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I wish I could say that I was the one who set up this shot... but I can't lie. Another photographer had set up a triangle of slave-flashes and I asked if he minded if I took a couple of pics while he was re-setting up his gear. But I think this photo turned out amazing!

Tech stuff: cleaned up a few objects on the floor (debris, marking tape) and blended in Mera's lace-front wig a bit; used Topaz Adjust's Clarity filter at 75% to bring out more details in their costumes, faces (why I blended in the wig), and backgrounds. I'm trying to *not* over-process my pics and let the camera do most of the work on the front-end instead of using PS to fix issues in post-production.

Comments and critiques are welcomed.

UPDATE: Mera & Aquaman were featured in Uproxx's A Compendium of Cool Comics Cosplay - November 23rd (2012). I truly am humbled by all the great feedback and folks liking this picture.

flondo™, seanavigatorsson, castgen, and 16 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. vortex7747 20 months ago | reply

    Wow total royalty, amazing portrait

  2. seanavigatorsson 20 months ago | reply

    for me is this pic, mixed up with your photos, in best association ! ;-)

  3. greyloch 20 months ago | reply

    Thank you!
    - Danke!

  4. Snuggiemouse 20 months ago | reply

    This picture is amazing! Thank you!

  5. greyloch 19 months ago | reply

    - You're too kind! You two did a fantastic cosplay. I'm just glad I was able to capture it and present it well. :-)

  6. Stormraven24 18 months ago | reply

    This is amazing! Those costumes and this picture are just too perfect!

  7. greyloch 18 months ago | reply

    - I humbly thank you for the compliment. As the photographer, I'm just glad I was able to capture the image to do them justice on all the work they did on their costumes.

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