Interview with Cosplay Photographer Darrell of BGZ Studios

BGZ Studios- X-Men Dark Phoenix Cosplay

Interview with Sci-fi & Fantasy photographer Darrell of BGZ Studios

Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

Darrell: My name is Darrell and I currently live in the Atlanta area. I photograph awesome cosplay and costumes from all over the country.. i absolutely love the community and love comics and anime.

How long have you been a photographer?

Darrell: I have been using film since the High School ages (I am 28 now) – I have been photographing professionally for about 7 years – I own numerous contracts with agencies and catalogs.

What made you want to focus on shooting sci-fi and fantasy projects?

Darrell: I have been a nerd my whole life.  Comics and being a gamer used to NOT be the cool thing to do when I was in school.. and now suddenly it is.. shows you my luck..

Any plans for future sf/f projects?

Darrell: I have a couple up my sleeve and on paper for planning. This weekend I will be shooting a Psylocke in a Matrix replica Dojo.. excited about that. I also have some plans for another big x-men shoot :)

If you were on a deserted island what would video game, comic/book, movie, TV show would you bring?

Darrell:  I wouldn’t bring any of that.. I’d bring a camera and lots of memory cards :).. because a deserted island has to have some epic places to photograph!

Where can we find you in the web?

Darrell: I am mostly active on my fanpage – http://www.facebook.com/bgzstudios – You can also follow me on twitter @BGZ_Studios

BGZ Studios- X-Men Dark Phoenix Cosplay

BGZ Studios- X-Men Emma Frost

BGZ Studios- X-Men Rogue

BGZ Studios- X-Men Psylocke Cosplay

BGZ Studios- Scarlet Witch Cosplay

BGZ Studios- Catwoman Cosplay

BGZ Studios- Batman and Catwoman

BGZ Studios- Jem the Hologram

BGZ Studios- Final Fantasy X-2 Berserkers

BGZ Studios- Odin Sphere, Griselda Cosplay

BGZ Studios- Mass Effect

BGZ Studios- Mass Effect 3, Tali Cosplay

BGZ Studios- Trinity Blood Cosplay

BGZ Studios- Princess Mononoke

BGZ Studios- Lucy from Elfen Lied

BGZ Studios- Eternal Sailor Moon

BGZ Studios- Eternal Sailor Moon

BGZ Studios- Hentalia, Axis Powers Costume Shoot

BGZ Studios- Hentalia, Axis Powers Costume Shoot

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Picture of the Week- 8-Bitscapes

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Geek-Art, my go-to for all things amazing, featured work from photographer Kevin Rozario Johnson and illustrator Jamie Sneddon. Johnson and Sneddon combined their forces and produced these truly spectacular series of 8-bitscapes.

More about 8-bitscapes from the artists:

“8-bitscapes is a concept created by artist & illustratorJamie Sneddon & photographer Kevin Rozario-Johnson.

For their first 8-bitscapes exhibition, they have brought together their two disciplines to create this stunning series of works.

With a ‘giant nod’ towards the world of 8-bit gaming, the artists have produced a series of 8, strictly limited edition prints. These thought provoking images re-imagine well loved, iconic retro digital characters in real life scenarios. Framing them forever as they munch, invade, race, battle and bleep their way around planet EARTTTTTHHHHHH!!

If you’d like to keep up to date with new 8-bitscapes pieces, exhibitions and general 8-bit geekery, then please click the links and follow us on TwitterFacebook.”

Related Links:

8-bitscapes.com

Kevin Rozario Johnson website

Jamie Sneddon website

View the gallery & purchase prints

Print specifications, price guide & contact details

Exhibition dates

Pac Manhattan

Mario Kart- Shellshock

Swarm

Stalfos 'nights

Rib-bit

Mario Kart- Banana Peel

Kong

[Source: Geek-Art and 8-bitscapes]