Cosplay, a contraction of the words costume play, is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character.
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Harley Quinn (Harleen Frances Quinzel, M.D.), an adversary of Batman. She is the Joker's frequent accomplice and lover, and an ally of Poison Ivy. Here depicted in a garage and some colourful environments with the infamous baseball bat.
Model, Costume & MUAH: Violetta Marin. JulY 2016.
The Hatter, or Mad Hatter is is a familiar character from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It also has adaptations in DC Comics' Batman and Pandora Hearts manga series, among others. While the style is not really steampunk, I thought it fits perfectly with the extremely large steam engine.
Model, costume & MUAH: Keri. September 2016
Poison Ivy, a supervillainess and an adversary of Batman. Obsessed with plants, botany, ecological extinction and environmentalism, she is one of the world's most notorious eco-terrorists.
Model, costume & MUAH: Mimma Öisti. June 2016.
The Queen, the Evil Queen or the Wicked Queen, is a character and the main antagonist in brothers Grimm "Snow White", with dozens of adaptations in TV,movies and literature. Here photographed in the old mansion at Hiedanranta.
Model: Saara Torkkeli, assistant: Krista Kokki. September 2016.
Tracon is a convention for role-playing game, anime/manga and cosplay enthusiasts, organized in Tampere, Finland. The attendance is around 5,000 people, making Tracon the largest convention of the kind in Finland. The eleventh Tracon convention was held in September 2016.
This gallery contains images from Tracon 9, 10 & 11.