Cosplayer Interview

Cosplayer of the Week: Nico Roosen

Leo Nocedo : How did you discover cosplaying?
Nico Roosen : Found people on google who suited in nice suits.
Leo Nocedo :  What was your first cosplay?
Nico Roosen : Superman.
Leo Nocedo :  What are your next 3 cosplay plans?
Nico Roosen : Zorro ( better version )Dracula , Vampire Superman.
Leo Nocedo :  Have you ever been in a cosplay contest?
Nico Roosen : No
Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer sewing, armor making, or wig working?
Nico Roosen : Wish i could i dont feel i have talent for it
Leo Nocedo :  Do you prefer to do photoshoots at cons or at specific locations?
Nico Roosen :Yes there are locations for good poses
Leo Nocedo : Is there a type of character you cosplay frequently?
Nico Roosen :  Dark superman
Leo Nocedo :  Do you have any favorite cosplayers?
Nico Roosen :  I have ….
Leo Nocedo :  What’s the most detailed cosplay you’ve ever done?
Nico Roosen : Think it would be zorro and dark superman.
Leo Nocedo :  What are your top 3 craftsmanship tips?
Nico Roosen : Non ( dont make them myself )
Leo Nocedo :  What is your favorite cosplay you’ve done?
Nico Roosen :  Dark superman
Leo Nocedo :  What is your worst cosplay “horror” story?
Nico Roosen : Panic attack at a con and suit the ripped between legs.
Leo Nocedo : What’s your funniest cosplay story?
Nico Roosen : Its always fun if you have friends to talk to.
Leo Nocedo : What’s the best in-character interaction you’ve ever had?
Nico Roosen : Dont know
Leo Nocedo : Have you ever cosplayed with a family member?
Nico Roosen : No
Leo Nocedo :  What is your favorite cosplay photo of yourself?
Nico Roosen : With a good cape and face pose.
Leo Nocedo :  What are your go-to stores for cosplay materials/full cosplays?
Nico Roosen :  Changes what is availble for price.
Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer to buy pre-styled wigs or style your own?
Nico Roosen : No answer
Leo Nocedo : Have you ever had someone mistake you for a different character?
Nico Roosen : No but do find it sometimes rude that they point out i wear glasses.
Leo Nocedo : List all the cosplays you’ve done.
Nico Roosen : Dark superman , superman 52 , zorro …
Leo Nocedo :  What’s the biggest con you’ve cosplayed at?
Nico Roosen : At FACTS belgium ghent
Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer cosplaying characters with props, or characters that you don’t need to carry a prop around all day?
Nico Roosen : Some chrachters wear props so its a hard to answer that you do look more like it with prop , but half day with and half without would be better then to carry it all day.
Leo Nocedo : Have you ever lost a cosplay piece at a con?
Nico Roosen :  Yes , its bit annoying but its so busy and you get tired quickly you forget things .
Leo Nocedo :  Have you ever bought a cosplay piece at a con?
Nico Roosen : On occasion ..
Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer to cosplay solo or in a group?
Nico Roosen : Mostly solo , but i do like to do on occasion with a group if they want me in it
Leo Nocedo : If you had a chance to meet your all-time favorite cosplayer, what would you say to them?
Nico Roosen : Can i please do a photoshoot of you ?
Leo Nocedo :  Have you ever done a cosplay panel?
Nico Roosen : No
Leo Nocedo :  Do you prefer to buy or make cosplays?
Nico Roosen : Buy
Leo Nocedo :  If you could tell your past self anything about cosplay, what would you say?
Nico Roosen : Do what feels best dont force yourself
Leo Nocedo : What, in your opinion, makes a cosplayer a “pro” cosplayer?
Nico Roosen : to be respecfol to others and encourage and be kind 34:
Leo Nocedo : What is your favorite part of cosplaying?
Nico Roosen : wearing a cape xp and do photoshoots…
Leo Nocedo :   Make up your own question!
Nico Roosen :  How can we make cosplayers who forget to be humble to be aware again?
Seen by Nico Roosen at 12:10 PM

Leo Nocedo is a cosplay photographer who has been using a camera for the last forty years in many forms , in the military and professional studios in Miami and New York city . He got his start in cosplay photography attending conventions with his brother Juan Nocedo . He keeps on doing what he does to honor his late brother .

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