Really the best way are through sites like Facebook and Cosplay.com. Facebook has oodles of groups that are location-specific. Networking is a great tool in this hobby!
A sampling of the photos of my Esmeralda cosplay taken on the beaches of Umicon.
Photos taken by Angel. V
Shot at MegaCon 2014
Momaw Nadon (Hammerhead) from the Star Wars cantina. My dad’s scratch built alien costume for this year’s Megacon.
The rest of the Eruka photos from Megacon taken by Ken AD Photography! <3
Cute shot!! Mini Harley Quinn with Batman at Megacon 2014.