I’ve never had much luck with Photoshoots. The ones I’ve attended I’ve been ignored at, and the one I helped host was taken over by someone who was invited. This year at Anime Boston was different.
It was my first year cosplaying Supernatural at Anime Boston. I cosplayed ducttape!Castiel at NYCC in 2012 and was eager to be Castiel again for AB2013. I’d spent the month before Anime Boston keeping an eye on the forums for a decided time for the Supernatural Photoshoots. One was decided for Sunday, and when Friday morning of the con rolled along I was stuck cosplaying while having no idea if or when a photoshoot was happening. I posted on the forum, saying that I’d hang out in the Courtyard at the Prudential Center around the time of a yet undecided Doctor Who/Sherlock photoshoot.
I did this for two reasons- 1. that way I’d have made some sort of attempt at attending a photoshoot and 2. it probably wasn’t going to happen and that comforted me.
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