Anime Expo Announces All-New Cosplay Photo Area Featuring

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 17th, 2013 – Anime Expo proudly announces our new partnership with Cosplay Photographers, the leading international network of photographers dedicated to promoting the art of cosplay. Focusing on educating, collaborating, and networking, Cosplay Photographers is the definitive resource for the worldwide promotion of the cosplay community. With the largest network of photographers, they showcase exemplary cosplay artistry and the community that creates it through editorial features, interviews, tutorials, and partnerships with other industry leaders.

This year, we will be offering a new cosplay photo area located in our Entertainment Hall, featuring photo backdrops, a changing space, and repair station. This area will be the ideal meeting place for cosplay enthusiasts, featuring Cosplay Photographers as our official photographers. The goal is to provide cosplayers with high-quality, professional photos showcasing their hard work and the dedication they put into the construction of their costumes. Photos will be available for viewing and download on Anime Expo's website the same day! Prints can also be purchased at the booth.

The photobooth area will feature a team of professionals from Cosplay Photographers that includes:

Richard Bui
Shunichi Al Hayashi
Ray Lum
Ger Tysk
Tim Vo

To see more of what Cosplay Photographers do, you can visit their Facebook or website.

Anime Expo is excited to team up with! At AX2013, attendees can connect with their favorite artists, voice actors, and musicians from Japan, display their amazing cosplay and other artistic creations, and enjoy the best in Japanese anime and pop culture. Connect. Create. Culture. All at Anime Expo!

About Anime Expo

Hosted annually in Los Angeles, SPJA event Anime Expo is North America's largest celebration of Japanese culture. Anime Expo 2013 will be held July 4 - 7, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. To register, or for more information, please visit the Anime Expo website.

About the SPJA

The SPJA ("Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation") is a non-profit organization whose mission is to popularize and educate the American public about Japanese entertainment culture, as well as provide a forum to facilitate communication between professionals and fans. For more information, please visit the SPJA website.

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