Initially, my plans for a review of the Midwest Media Expo (MMX) were set. I was going to compare this year’s event to last year’s event. However, those plans came crashing down when MMX was cancelled three days prior to the big day. I found out about the cancellation of MMX on Tuesday evening and the shock of the cancellation didn’t hit me until Wednesday morning. To say I was bummed out by the cancellation of Midwest Media Expo would be an understatement. Most people encounter post con depression. I had pre-con depression. I had done over 30 hours of research on the 6 guests I was hoping to interview. When I found out that the event was cancelled, I felt that all of my work, for what I hoped to be awesome interviews, was washed down the drain. While I resigned myself to joining fellow attendees in wallowing over the loss of MMX, an unexpected turn for the better occurred. On Wednesday, the staff of MMX announced that they were putting on a weekend event for the fans. Out of the ashes of Midwest Media Expo’s cancellation, a baby phoenix in the form of a free fan appreciation event called NotCon appeared.
Saturday and Sunday of NotCon were filled with many wonderful people and moments. Check out more from the convention that came out of nowhere. Enjoy.
Here are the Friday shots from the “convention” that wasn’t supposed to exist, NotCon. Enjoy these photos from the cool pop up con created in 36 hours.
Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from JAFAX, GR8bit Live, BlackRock Medieval Fest, and the Motor City Steam Con. Enjoy.
Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from Penguicon, Heroes vs Villains Dance Party, the Motor City Comic Con, the Cherry Capital Comic Con, the Great Lakes Fur Con, the Cedar Springs Renaissance Faire, and the Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival. Enjoy.
Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from Washi Con, AlmaCon, Con Ja Nai, Fantasticon, Shuto Con, Macomb-A-Con and the Midwest Media Expo. Enjoy.
Photos from Friday afternoon to Friday evening at Youmacon. Enjoy.
First batch of photos from Michigan’s largest anime convention. Enjoy.
Enjoy the photos from the 21st year of the annual Grand Valley Renaissance Festival. Huzzah!!!
Photos from my first visit to the Monroe Comic Con. Check it out.