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2023 Cosplay Photographers

During Anime Central, cosplay photographers will have booths in Hall F in the convention center. These photographers will be available to book time and sessions with over the course of the convention. Services may vary from each photographer; however, more information about them and their services can be found below.

Moorcroft Photography LLC

Moorcroft Photography LLC helps members of the LGBTQ+ and Military Veteran communities feel confident a not afraid to show their true selves to the world. At ACeN we will be taking photos & helping people pose like pros. We are offering up to 2 free photos with more available for purchase. Come stop by and get photographed by a pro!

Zach Mleczek Photography

Zach Mleczek Photography specializes in high-quality anime and cosplay photography. We offer on-site photoshoots, as well as a variety of prints and digital downloads for purchase. Our team is dedicated to capturing stunning images that showcase the beauty and creativity of cosplay culture. In addition to our photography services, we also offer custom photo editing and retouching. Visit us at Anime Central to see our portfolio and learn more about how we can help you bring your cosplay to life!

CosMeetUp Chicago

Cosmeetup Chicago is a social networking group of photographers and cosplayers in the Chicago geek community. Their mission is to provide unique safe spaces for local photographers and cosplayers to meet, collaborate, learn, raise money for local charities, and simply have fun.

Established in 2019, the group started by organizing in-person cosplay photography meet-ups in unique locations throughout the city of Chicago including Lincoln Park, Chinatown, Labagh Woods, University of Chicago, Jackson Park, Montrose Beach, and throughout the Chicagoland area. While meet-ups are still at the core of the group, they also host photography classes, virtual events, convention after-parties, holiday parties, and pop-up studios at conventions.

Second World Studio

Husband and Wife photography team looking to provide a high quality and memorable service for all members of the community. We offer a proofing gallery, full edits with color grading, special effects on request, composite shots on request, in camera special effects such as smoke and light bars, strobe and flash lighting, posing guidance and cosplay correction.