The photographer Tony Ray-Jones once said that “Photography can be a mirror and reflect life as it is, but I also think it is possible to walk, like Alice, through the looking-glass and find another world with the camera.” For me this summary encapsulates the spirit and allure of photography; being able to both capture reality and create fantasy. 652 more words
Because I think it's pertinent and well-stated. The only negative comment I ever got about one of my cosplay outfits was my Harley Quinn outfit in that the person told me that Harley really should be blonde (I had chosen not to dye my hair or wear a wig for the costume and stuck with my dark hair). The reason I cosplay for the fun and creativity that it affords me, not so I can fit into someone's preconceived box where they would place me.