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Psylocke in Training by bgzstudios Psylocke in Training by bgzstudios
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I had the amazing opportunity to shoot inside of a real Matrix-themed Dojo at Black Knight Martial Arts here in Atlanta! The Visual Insanity of Miracole Burns (fan page) had this neat idea for this location for her new Psylocke costume and I was all over it!

I was able to throw some ideas and lighting tricks around to get a neat beauty effect along with some lens flares (to come) to mimic purple super powers :)

Here is the first of a pretty large set of awesome pics from this weekend - Miracole could hold this pose for a good 2 seconds before falling over.. trust me.. looks a lot easier than it actually is!

Miracole's Fanpage - [link]

Shot with 645D 35mmFA
5 lights - Profoto, Elinchrom
Very minimal post processing
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Daily Deviation

Given 2012-06-22
Psylocke in Training by *bgzstudios ( Suggested by FluffyLover1986 and Featured by pullingcandy )
:iconlumenix:
lumenix Featured By Owner 8 hours ago
Very nice!
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:iconmangakay:
mangakay Featured By Owner 10 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
love u
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:iconglitterbrushart:
GlitterBrushArt Featured By Owner 18 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Please ignore ANY disrespectful comments by MARTSUIA. Just a fore warning to anyone who comments on popular pieces. 
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:iconnickkartha:
NickKartha Featured By Owner 22 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Psylocke. Okay, I never actually got her name X-Men: Apocalypse. I wish she'd wear some pants. An actual warrior won't expose them-self this much in the crotch area.
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:icontwe3lve:
twe3lve Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
That's very good. She actually knows how to hold swords. Not that many people can do that.
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:icondurell504:
Durell504 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Looking good
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:iconzaco21:
zaco21 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Cool!
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:iconcomicanimefan:
comicanimefan Featured By Owner 1 day ago
wowClap :squee: 
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:iconsalyssong:
salyssong Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Shirou Emiya vs Psylocke ho would win a sword fight?
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:iconshulkie:
Shulkie Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Great outfit. Nicely done with the photo shoot and in a great dojo for the shot .Very realistic picture.
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:iconalithking:
alithking Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Amazing cosplay and shot, well done. Clap Love 
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:iconhachimakix23:
HachimakiX23 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Artist
Heart U Heart 
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:iconfelipe400:
Felipe400 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Artist
Wow!
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:iconthe-last-phantom:
The-Last-Phantom Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Perfect!!!

You're stunning!!!

Llama Emoji-16 (Nose Bleed) [V1] 
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:iconxenon77rb:
xenon77rb Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Terrific work all round! Love it.
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:icondaredoll-fan:
Daredoll-Fan Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Great shot!
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:iconmitthora:
mitthora Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Superdope cosplay!
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:icontheportraitdude:
theportraitdude Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Professional Photographer
Absolutely amazing you two.  Miracole always brings it and BGZ never disappoints.  Amazing work
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:iconsv7who:
sv7who Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
gorgeous
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:icon2195razielim:
2195Razielim Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:clap:
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:iconpullingcandy:
pullingcandy Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
The June, 2012 Cosplay Daily Deviation round up has been posted. You've been featured, and you can find your amazing work HERE. :aww:
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:iconm-a-c-h-o:
m-a-c-h-o Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012
absolutely stunning
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:iconcenturion77:
Centurion77 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Student General Artist
Amazing costume work and I like the perspective of this pose.
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:icononewingedshark:
OneWingedShark Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Very nicely done; the costume looks top-notch.
The red sash adds a nice contrast,
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:iconthisnameowns:
Thisnameowns Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous. Grats on the DD.
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:iconclearfog:
ClearFog Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful :)
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:iconstrider-x:
Strider-X Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
YES MA'AM! (O_O)!
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:iconme0wchi:
me0wchi Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
awesome!
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:icondve6:
Dve6 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
sexy!!
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:iconbluesigma:
Bluesigma Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Student Artist
nice costume, the details in the katana are so awesome. The hilt and stains are just awesome
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:icontobenude:
ToBeNude Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Modern Dance.
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:iconredkoshinomi:
RedKoshinomi Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice pic.
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:icongpho:
GPho Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Great work at the shoot and in post - Did you have a martial arts advisor for the pose or did Miracole just 'get it'?
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:iconbgzstudios:
bgzstudios Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Professional Photographer
Oh.. And no martial arts director was there.. Had the pose in my head and we tried our best to do it :)
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:iconbgzstudios:
bgzstudios Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Professional Photographer
Not much was done in post.. Basic dodge/burn and slight touch ups. I lit her face with 2 beauty dishes :)

5 lights total
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:iconderfs-domain:
Derfs-Domain Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome!
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:icondarkonash:
DarkoNash Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Foo Kin Ah-Sum
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:iconshockwavex2:
ShockWaveX2 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Awesome job on the photo, also cool looking cosplay costume. 8-)
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:iconiheartibuki:
iheartibuki Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Uber hawt!
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:iconcalwyn408:
calwyn408 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
this looks like it's slightly animated it's so good! like one of those CG movies, but that might be just because her skin is so white and her hair is a dark color. this is so cool i wish there were more cosplayers with such good costumes! :D
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:iconfluffylover1986:
FluffyLover1986 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Oh, and I knew I forgot one...

:icontheze:
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:iconfluffylover1986:
FluffyLover1986 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
:iconvampbeauty:,:iconanaaesthetic:,:iconcrystalcosfx:, and this may interest you then.
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:icondagoth-jeff:
dagoth-jeff Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Amazing, I totally thought this was a digital fake. Neat pic.
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:icondruje:
druje Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Professional General Artist
Wow! This looks great. Miracole looks great! And the costume (just like her) is beautiful!
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:iconcosmosprincess:
cosmosprincess Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very well done, and congratulations. :)
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:iconmightymorphinpower4:
MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Awesome and beatfuil cosplay
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:iconkanuky:
Kanuky Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012
Great codplay!
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:iconjzlobo:
JZLobo Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Man! That is a great Psylocke costume! Even better than the actual, canon one, I say!
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:iconselen-fluro:
Selen-Fluro Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh My Gosh, she's perfect o_o
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:iconquorrah:
Quorrah Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
What's real and what's been doctored? Wild!
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