With the magic of photography (and a little photoshop), cosplay has looked a whole lot better than ever before. Like in our two  previous articles, these cosplayers have shown that the final image is a whole lot more different than how that picture was taken. It’s a whole lot of smoke and mirrors, and these cosplayers show how they did it:

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Need laser beams? A little Star Wars magic won’t hurt, especially of you have some light sabers:

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While Sakamoto himself could pull off sitting without a chair with the greatest of ease, others aren’t as talented, so they opted to use a stick instead… that must have really hurt though.

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And speaking of cosplayers having good balance, this guy seems to rock it!

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Well, at least Naegi had a chair, this girl? Not so much.

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And sometimes, taking that perfect shot just needs a bit of camera angling… and making sure several other things are left out of the shot…

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And of course, cosplayers must NEVER be afraid of using props as extra cosplayers in case your friend bails on you…

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But if your friend does come but forgot to bring your prop, that isn’t a problem as well…

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Genius, right?!

Source: Rocket News 24