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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D7000
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Feb 2, 2014, 8:36:00 PM
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Elsa The Snow Queen by AngelaClaytonCosplay Elsa The Snow Queen by AngelaClaytonCosplay
Sort of disappointed with how these came out - since they were taken in the middle of a snow storm, there was no sunlight to show how sparkly this costume is. But I think they are pretty photos, even if they don't show all my hard work.

Costume made and worn by me - more info on my blog: doxiequeen1.wordpress.com/tag/…
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edgalarza Featured By Owner Edited Dec 15, 2014
Beautifully done, wow.   I actually believe the cloudy skies help here because it added a cooler white balance appropriate for Elsa.   Perhaps the sparkly parts could have been brought out with a flash, not sure, but the costume, makeup and ambience of the photo is perfect.  Perhaps using a little clarity with a brush in lightroom on the sequin parts of the dress might bring them out a little, but increasing the contrast doesn't really work with this portrait....I think you have that part perfect already.  I would however increase the exposure in PS or Lightroom, it does look a little underexpose.
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evissophotography Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014  New member
you might be disappointed but i love it and i'm going to use some of your idea for my own shoot. i do see what you mean about how the sunlight would of effected the image but i'll be shooting in studio so hopefully i won't have that problem.

thanks for such an  inspiring shot.

john garrett
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sugapiessofly Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Student General Artist
imgur.com/DKiBPwi

I photoshopped this image just a bit for fun to possibly show you. I know you said there was no sunlight during this shoot, but a little contrast in PS would help so so much! I love the cosplay, it's so beautiful, I admire your work quite a bit!
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Sparklycupcake23 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Student Artist
GORGEOUS
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LzzyJamesCosplay Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
"Elsa....do you wanna build a snowman" -Anna

This is so impressive, do you ever make appearances in Boston?!?
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MissieCupcake Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're so perfect for this character <3
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:iconm4dielizab3th:
m4dielizab3th Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Do you take the photo's yourself by setting up the timer? They are amazing!
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eilhsa12 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Its so beautiful. Great job!
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rnko26 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
well you still look beautiful
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:iconsweeneyt-demonbarber:
I love all the details you put into the costume! It looks amazing, also really nicely done on the cape
How'd you get the design on the cape?
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:iconjing-o-jang:
Jing-o-Jang Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
How is it kept together? :) <3
is it one piece all of it or have you separated a piece on any way?
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CheshireCat1 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Beautiful costume. Elsa suits you really well!
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compo1 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
You are my new favorite person. I like all the cosplay that you've  done and now that you've done this I deem you the coolest person ever!
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TedCaldwell Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
some really excellent work. I've compared the actual dress side by side to yours and it's pretty damn close. So many people have added on extra crap (snowflakes, glitter and such) and you've left it very clean, like the original. Very good attention to detail!
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PicUnrelated Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Absolutely lovely :heart:
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:iconkatyanoctis:
katyanoctis Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
Stunning work! I've seen your blog posts and such; the time you've put into this is amazing. Easily the best version of Elsa I've seen! 
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ArwendeLuhtiene Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What a beautiful Elsa cosplay! You look amazing, and the dress is gorgeous! :)
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WyattMercer Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
Fantastic!
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lordspivious2 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
showed this to my wife who is a BIG fan of that film. I love it too. And we think you did an excellent job!
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Suisyo Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, serious kudos to you for all your hard work. This came out amazing! As soon as I saw this movie I thought about how incredible it would be to see Elsa cosplayed in her gorgeous "ice gown". Thank you for making it a reality! At least one good thing came out of all this awful snow we've been having, a perfect backdrop for your pictures, sans sun. And seriously that train you painstakingly covered with rhinestones has to be one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen!
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luboragina Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I love the picture!  Nice composition! =D
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Faith-JeaLee Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
Your Elsa cosplay is stunning!
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thepurpleorchid1 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
that gown is beautiful
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TsukiLion Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
You are so amazing! and thanks so much for being so kind to share your whole journey, the costume and everything is so worth it! :heart: and all the ones who wish to be Elsa someday will be grateful to you for all the tips *_* <3
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poloisindahouse Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Student General Artist
Awesome! Congrats!
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green-fennec Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
amazing! <3
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:iconxthefreakshowsfreakx:
I hope you didnt ketch a cold being out in the snow like that!
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:icongeemcee:
geemcee Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
The cold never bothered you anyway!
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geemcee Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
Fantastic! Go Long Island Grrrrrrrl go!! You rock!
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jbrenthill Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful! I love the costume, and you make a great Elsa!
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NiennaSurion Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Realy nice!! maybe just wait for a sunny day for more picture ^^
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Poppycupcake Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my goodness this is absolute perfection, I was waiting for you to do either an Anna or Elsa cosplay! Simply stunning <2
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Lilian-hime Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014
You are very beautiful Elsa, well made ​​suit and incredibly suitable appearance, you do not accidentally blonde in real life?=)
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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
Thank you! I'm a natural blonde, but not nearly as light of a shade as Elsa. 
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:iconlilian-hime:
Lilian-hime Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014
Only natural blonde look so natural cosplay Elsa, I too was born and still am blonde and recognizes natural blonds once)) You have a truly unique appearance)
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Dubai-Zelda Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014
Ah! You are the crazy one who hand-applied all those rhinestones.... goodness me! I'm only a few hours into my Elsa bodice and already getting tired of it... lol I don't know how you did it. But it looks good!! The scenery is really pretty, making me jealous of all the lovely snow :)
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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
Haha, yeah that's me. Thank you! 
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Dubai-Zelda Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
No problem. I'm already starting to tire of the bodice and I'm not even half done yet.... XD
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bkesch Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014   General Artist
Congrats!!! this is beautiful, your hard work DOES show, I'm very impressed...
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Giuly-Chan Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Best Elsa I ever seen! *_*
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Blue-The-Assasin Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh my god Angela!
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AudeGift Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
These are so incredibly beautiful! You're so talented. Your work is amazing, and inspirational.
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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
Aw, thank you very much! I'm glad you feel that way.
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Fair8Skaya Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014

You are perfect O_o Your face, wig and all impression... Still can't belive it's real.

I hope to see some more photos! :heart:

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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
Thank you! I'll post them as soon as I get around to editing them, heh.
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codebamboo Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
AAAAAAAAAAAH you did such a fantastic job!
all those rhinestones really do make the cape even more stunning C:
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KenshiKun121 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Hobbyist
Wow you really caught the look and style :meow: bravos on your hard work.
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Sky-of-ragnarok Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
BEST elsa cosplay I'v seen, especially because of your face. You are seriously the only one who has a face that could look like Elsa's real life face :) Congrats!
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:iconangelaclaytoncosplay:
Thank you!
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Zichee Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
Ooh this is pretty :heart: I love your Elsa cosplay so much! =)
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