Dragon*Con 2013 Pictures: Saturday

Saturday was without question the busiest and most packed I’ve ever seen Dragon*Con in all my years of attending it.  It got to points where nobody could really ever move anywhere, due to all the of the narrowing choke points and walkways with thousands of people trying to traverse at the same time, compounded by anyone in a wheelchair, needing a cane, or strollers or completely obtrusive costume props.

Like really, I typically love to just be out on the floors mingling, and wandering around looking for people.  But on more than one occasion the massive number of people, and the constantly escalating heat and humidity of the facility as a whole resulted in me feeling like the only place to go, was back to the room, where I could watch some college football while slamming a cold one, all in the name of simply cooling down.

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Dragon*Con 2013 Pictures: Friday

Moving onto Friday, the first official day of the convention; this is probably the largest of all my galleries, because I was pretty much doing nothing at all other than walking around and taking pictures.  Pssh, convention programming?  Please, I like dropping $1,200 on hotels, admission and parking just to do absolutely nothing but walk around and take pictures in a city I live in.

But really, sometimes I wonder if I’m a little bit crazy for doing it like that.  Seeing folks I don’t see on a regular basis, and the fact that D*C brings out the best in interesting costumes is about good enough for me.  I enjoy taking pictures, and then drinking with friends at night (or taking them to hospitals).

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