This week, we explore the wonderful things that happen when great cosplayers, an awesome photographer and bit a of digital manipulation mix. While it's great that cosplayers can craft an accurate costume and photographers can find shots and backdrops that really bring a character to life, it's also interesting to see how a bit of digital photo manipulation can make it look like the real world and the world of gaming have melded. The end result is pretty jaw-dropping.


Are you a cosplayer or a cosplay photographer? Maybe you’re both! If you have a particular cosplay or portfolio you’d like us to check out, please submit a link to Additionally, if there are any cosplayers or photographers that we’ve highlighted that wish their works to be removed, please reach out to let us know.

All of the photos were shot and edited by Hidirico, a photographer and digital artist based in Spain. You can find more of his excellent work on deviantART and Facebook. Become a fan of his today!

Nair as Link (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)

Miyuki and Chiaki as Eren and Misaka (Attack on Titan)

Nebulaluben as Tali (Mass Effect 3)

Zihark-cosplay as Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2)

DawnArts as Chell (Portal 2)

Yurai-cosplay as Midna (The Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess)

DawnArts as Aria T'Loak (Mass Effect 2)

Nebulaluben as Satele Shan (Star Wars: The Old Republic)

GalacticGoddess as Winged Elyos (Aion 2)

Yurai-cosplay as Valeera Sanguinar (World of Warcraft)