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Nana and Ren by fiathriel
Nana and Ren

"Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does . .

Love is a battle, love is a war;

Love is growing up"

So many feels for this series

Photography by me :iconfiathriel:
Nana Osaki Cosplay by SOLA, Ren Houjo by Zac

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Brisbane Extra Day

Hi Brisbane! I'm heading up now a day early, this Thursday 11th September. I have 1 extra slot, *possibly* two depending on how much I want to push myself ;) See below for full details.

Brisbane Shooting Trip

Hi Brisbane! I'm heading up soon on the weekend of Friday 12th September.

I'll be available for a limited amount of slots on the Friday and Saturday, I'm only likely to have room for 2 or 3 maximum though. No free shoots this time as I've already chosen the person I'll be shooting for free which is the reason for my trip!

If anyone is interested in shooting with me, unless I've already contacted you, there would be a fee of $110 (inc GST YES everything I do goes through the tax office) to shoot with me, you'll be given 1.5 hours minimum with me and I'll give you extra if schedule allows it. You'll get a full proof gallery so you don't have to worry about getting a handful of photos and wondering if there were other shots that you would have liked. Also you choose up to 5 photos for me to fully post process . . . . you can definitely have more images but they wont be processed in Photoshop just colour/exposure corrected etc. I also choose my favourites so chances are you'll end up with more than 5 processed images. A reminder I do not charge for shoots that I instigate ;)


Conditions :-

- be on time
- see copyright business further on
- $55 booking fee required non refundable if you change your mind . . . other half due at or before the shoot

So send me a msg if interested here on dA or FB and we'll go from there

Copyright etc:-

 You have the right to use the images for self promotion (personal use only), this means your website, blog, Facebook fan & personal pages, World Cosplay, deviantART, Coscure etc etc. Basically any site that you have a profile with that is your personal page, you must provide linkbanks on these uploads to my photography Facebook photography page or my deviantART, if I upload your images anywhere I will also provide links to your Facebook fan page or deviantART, I will never leave your pictures uncredited unless you have requested this or have no online profile to link to.


You cannot give the images to a third party without first seeking permission from myself including contests, blogs & websites (that aren't yours), calendars, books, magazines, newspapers . . . . . anything. It does not matter whom, a third party is a third party, which means anyone aside from you. You are not able to upload or share proof images anywhere, they are yours to peruse and serve only the purpose of choosing your final images. You cannot alter my images and you cannot remove the watermark.


 However!!! I'm pretty easy going and I've yet to say no to anyone who sought my permission first but I am not so friendly if it's been done behind my back and I find it somewhere, this happens a lot so please do the right thing and contact me ^___^


You will be asked to sign a model release, which outlines the above terms, you'll get a copy for yourself as well. You also need to be 18 years old to shoot with me alone; if you are under 18 you must bring a parent/guardian to your private shoot otherwise I will not shoot you (unless we are at a convention). The parent/guardian will be asked to sign a model release form instead on your behalf. If you want to sell prints that's fine too, contact me for further details :)


Name: fiathriel
Gender: Female
Location: Mid North Coast, NSW

What do you enjoy about cosplay photography?
I like all stages from the planning of the shoot to the end product but my prime motivation is creating pictures that show the true beauty and power of the model and the cosplay they choose. I want the effort that they have put in done justice and I just love people and they images that they produce. I love to see a cosplayer light up when they see the preview pic or when I give them prints, compliments are always welcome, squeees/glomps preferred. Weeaboo and rabid fangirl at heart.

What kind of shots do you like to take?
PEOPLE PEOPLE . . . . I love conceptual shots and closeup portraits. I love people's faces and their features just gleam though the lens, the whole package comes together and often the finest details like contacts, makeup and expressions are lost in long range and group shots so I always try to get some closeups and full size shots for costuming if I have time. For conceptual shots, I like to mimic a scene from the game/anime, if I can't (don't have a ref pic) I'll get as close as I can.

Post-processing or no post-processing?
I'm using Photoshop less and less and processing in Lightroom as much as possible to adjust colours, contrast and levels and spot fixes. Lightroom also allows nice colour alterations for more interesting effects. For the model editing, I'll try to even out skin tone but encourage my models to use makeup, this minimises or eliminates the need to do any skin edits. I'll almost always use PS to do basic sharpening and give the image a bit of a pop. I do do more extreme edits sometimes (especially if the cosplay is from a game).

What equipment do you use?
Canon 5D MK III
Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8 L II
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2 L II
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Misc gear includes Canon 580EXII's, pocketwizards, diffusers, gels, boring stuff like that!

What do you do besides cosplay photography?
Non cosplay photography, I work full time in medical (bookkeeping), I play bass in a death metal band (currently on hiatus) and I cosplay (the oldies will know this one) which has also been on hiatus.

Which conventions do you usually attend?
I was original floating around between 2002 - 2007 in AUS, attended some conventions in Japan and then had a break for 2 years. Recently it's been Animania and Supanova.


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QCC-Art Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You can enjoy fantasy images here:…

Compliments of the QCC Art Gallery :)
icequeenserenity Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015
I stumbled upon your gallery today and I'm so glad I did!  Your work is phenomenal!
ei9 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2015
sexy beautiful cosplay that you got here keep it up!
RitaaMeow7 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2015
AHHH thank you for the watch!! I had a total fangirl moment omg ;__; <3 <3 
Cosplaygames Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015
Hi Fiathriel,

We featured you on our cosplayblog.

I hope you are fine with that.

Love your great work! Keep on! :) (Smile) 
Tiniehyde Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Love your photo so more↖(^ω^)↗
Alchemian Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015
Love Love Love Love 
ruffscorp Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
fiathriel Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015
ty :)
Zaigwast Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014
Greetings' ! :iconfemaleexcellence: has a great honor and pleasure to announce you that your art was selected in the "# 22 Monthly Art Promoting Contest [07.10.2014]"

Congratulation ! :D, you can check it here ->…

PS: Feel free to submit your great art to us and join us if did not yet have the chance :la:
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