Sunday, February 1, 2015

HAIR OF THE DRAGON IV a tremendous success (photo links)

What a night! A mega THANK YOU to all of you costumers and photographers who came out last night to help make the 4th installment of HAIR OF THE DRAGON the biggest and best yet!

We will be posting photo links as we get them here so check back often — if you have any photos you want to share with us, please upload them to an online album and send the URL to Please stay patient as some photographers will take more time to edit their photos - we will post them when we get links from photographers

MarksterCon's annual INFESTATION set to
return on March 13th, 2015
• Hero Dreams Imaging: photos HERE *in progress*
• Marcus Taylor Photographyphotos HERE  *in progress*
• Dorn Brothers: photos HERE
• SGH PhotoArt: photos HERE
• The Aficionadosvideo HERE
• Workman Reflections: photos HERE
• Jay Prescott Videographyvideo HERE
• JB Photographyphotos HERE *new - 2/8/15*
• Conography: photos HERE *new - 2/11/15*
The Concentrics Show: (TBA)

• Richard A LaMarre: photos HERE *in progress*
• Googi Singha: (TBA) photos HERE *in progress*
• Jeff Jamesphotos HERE *in progress*
• Aqualunaphotos HERE
• Channing Minionphotos HERE
• Sam W Hondaphotos HERE
• David Vining: photos HERE
• David Leo: photos HERE (set 1)
• David Leo: photos HERE (set 2)
• Dillon O'Brienphotos HERE
• Danny Hunter: photos HERE *new - 2/7/15*
• Frank Sepulveda: photos HERE *new - 2/8/15*
• Nikki Rockstroh: photos HERE (set 1) *new - 2/8/15*
• Nikki Rockstroh: photos HERE (set 2) *new - 2/8/15*
VHNofficial: video HERE *new - 2/10/15*

NOTE: When uploading photos to social media sites, please give credit to the photographer, the event URL ( and (this was part of the model release form everyone signed when entering the event)HASHTAGS: If using hashtags, please use #hairofthedragon #markstercon

…and remember….1 month until INFESTATION 4: Halfway to Dragoncon on March 13th, 2015! More info. at (produced by

Friday, January 30, 2015

Final roster of talent for Jan. 31st HAIR OF THE DRAGON

Here's the final roster of talent for this Saturday's HAIR OF THE DRAGON IV. Note that some photographers may not be able to stay for the entire event or may not be able to attend at all due to last minute schedule / photoshoot changes. Arrive early and get on a Featured Photographers shoot list if you want to work with them (i.e. first come, first shoot). See samples from most of the Featured Photographers by clicking HERE.

TICKETS: Only 23 tickets ($35 cash) will be available the door starting at 9:00pm tomorrow (Feb. 31st) at 9pm. Doors open to pre-purchased online ticket holders at 8:00pm (all ages event, BYOB)

PLEASE read over these very important FAQs to be informed of how a HoTD event works (new FAQs have been added recently). Photos from the event will be posted here on – please use hashtags #markstercon and #hairofthedragon when re-posting/sharing photos from the event.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Make-up artist & stylist LINDZE A'la Mode added to talent roster

Welcome to pro make-up artist and style (and fellow costumer) Lindze A'la Mode as our Featured Make-Up Artist.

Lindze has been working in makeup & styling for 10 years, through theater, modeling, stage and freelance work. She is both self-taught and has been trained by experienced makeup artists via one-on-one classes, mentoring and seminars.

She enjoys doing pretty much any kind of makeup and is also familiar with many aspects of skin care. She's laid-back, goofy and ridiculously cheap, so if you'd like to use her services during HAIR OF THE DRAGON IV on Jan. 31st, please feel free to email her directly for rates or questions. If you decide to work with her while at HoTD, feel free to walk up and just inquire.

Lindze does this professionally, full-time, via Pixelette Studios at You can also check out her ModelMayhem page and her professional make-up site at

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

25% of advanced tickets remain for Jan. 31st HAIR OF THE DRAGON IV (as of Monday, 1/27/15)

Already got your costume(s) picked out and your car gassed up? Looked online and know which photographers you want to work with? If so, we'd highly suggest you go ahead and reserve your tickets for this Saturday's HAIR OF THE DRAGON IV, set to take over Studio Space Atlanta when doors open at 8pm.

Advanced tickets ($30) can still be purchased online at – tickets will also be available at the door for $35 (cash) "night of" if the event has not completely sold out beforehand.

Never been to a HoTD before? Take a few minutes to read the FAQs and also browse the pages of this website. This event is Atlanta's premiere costume photo studio party and is always a great time for all who attend – you'll be hard pressed to find this much photo and costume talent under the same roof, in such an amazing multi-use photo studio.

More geek-themed events coming up in 2015 via go check them out!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

'Featured Photographers' for HAIR OF THE DRAGON IV on Jan. 31st sure to offer up diverse choices for attendees

CLICK ABOVE to see samples
of current Featured Photographers
It can take true talent to capture amazing photos. Of course it definitely helps when you have a great subject to work with. In just over one week, Markster Con and Studio Space Atlanta will provide both the talent and subjects sure to manifest some incredible snapshots from time.

On Saturday, January 31st, 2015 attendees to the 4th edition of HAIR OF THE DRAGON, Atlanta's premiere costume photo studio party, will have numerous talented Featured and Roaming photographers, as well as a few videographers to pick from, all the while mingling with old (and new) friends.

Studio Space Atlanta, located just outside the perimeter at 3080 McCall Dr., is a massive, professional facility providing it's guests with several studios and dressing rooms which are sure to offer up the ideal atmosphere for a most fun and beautiful evening.

Event producer has already lined up some of the areas best (and most diverse) photographers. Featured Photographers will be set up in studio spaces around the venue while Roaming Photographers will be moving around and interacting with attendees throughout the evening. To see SAMPLES of the Featured Photographers (still being confirmed and added), please click HERE. NOTE: Organizers will update this list, as well as add Roaming Photographers in the upcoming days so check for updates.

Also on board with their talent is Jay Prescott VideographyThe Concentrics Show and The Aficionados (which have a Kickstarter starting on 1/21/2015).

Never been to a HAIR OF THE DRAGON and have a few questions what it's all about? If so, please feel free to check out our FAQ section by clicking HERE. Check out photos from the past three editions of HAIR OF THE DRAGON via the photos page. Advanced tickets are still available at

NOTE: Photography line-up (both Featured and Roaming) subject to change up until the time of the event.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

55% of tickets remain for upcoming HAIR OF THE DRAGON IV

Looking to get some top-notch photos of you and your favorite costume(s) at the 4th edition of Atlanta's premiere costume photo studio party on Jan. 31st, 2015? If so, we suggest you don't delay in reserving your spot!

As of 1/17/15 there are just 55% of tickets remaining. Due to the popularity and uniqueness of this event we are having to put a cap on attendance this time. If tickets remain we'll have them available at the door, night of, starting at 8pm on Jan. 31st. Reserve your ticket now at

Monday, December 29, 2014

Advanced tickets now available for HAIR OF THE DRAGON IV

Already itching to slide into your costume(s) and get in the front doors of Studio Space Atlanta — and in front of numerous pro photographers for some amazing photos? Well, no need to wait much longer as Advanced Tickets are now available online for the Jan. 31st, 2015 HAIR OF THE DRAGON.

Advanced tickets were released at noon (EDT) on Dec. 29th, 2014. To secure your spot at the 4th installment of Hair Of The Dragon (which we will be topping off attendance this year due to the event's increasing popularity) please visit for more ticket purchasing info.

If you haven't done so already, please check out photos from previous HoTD's by clicking HERE.

For more geek-themed events in 2015, please check out and become a Facebook fan of MarksterCon at