Josh Duart, aka Thranduart, started officially cosplaying in 2013, but has been playing dress up and working with makeup for roughly 14 years. Debuting into the official con scene with his Thranduil cosplay from The Hobbit movies, Josh quickly made a name for himself. He’s produced a cosplay music video (and plans to do more!), has a line of parody t-shirts available on Redbubble and his Storenvy, and loves iced coffee more than life itself. While he takes the craft seriously when making his costumes, he never takes himself too seriously and… Read More

Affliction Cosplay Photography

Chase Lawrence is a professional photography artisan from Jasper, Alabama that has specialized in practical effects, cinematic lighting, and photo manipulation. He has been photographing cosplayers since early 2011 and has continued bettering his work with the help of his photo and cinematography team, Affliction Cosplay Photography. His work has been featured in multiple publications internationally and shared by the creators of Irrational Games, Blizzard, BioWare, Riot Games, 2K Games, IGN, and Hi-Rez Studios through multiple multimedia outlets. Come meet him and his crew, Levi Mixon, Karsten Everett to learn more about… Read More