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COSPLAY SAVES THE WORLD!

COSPLAY SAVES THE WORLD!

I've read and collected comic books my entire life.  I pretty much learned to read when I was a tiny person by trying to figure out words in the balloons on comic pages.  There is a special place in my heart for characters like Green Lantern and Green Arrow and Airwave and Iron Man and many, many, many more.  So many.

When the Hippo phoned me up asking if I would photograph some local cosplayers for a cover story I practically jumped through the phone with an excited YES!  The paper scheduled four cosplayers to come by the studio one evening so we could make some images that would be featured on the cover as well as serve as the main story for that issue.

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James Vara • NH Governor's Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health (Drug Czar) for The Hippo

James Vara • NH Governor's Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health (Drug Czar) for The Hippo

I had the opportunity to meet and take some portraits of James Vara;  who is New Hampshires Governor's Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health, also known as the "Drug Czar" (just don't mention that phrase around him) for the Hippo.  James came to the studio and we spent a little time getting some portraits that would be used with an extensive article on him.

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