I was looking almost directly into the sun for this pose so Elemental had to tell me when to open my eyes for the picture and I'd squeeze them shut in between and wait for the spots to clear from my vision. Oh, the trials of cosplay!
Photo credit to Elemental ^_^
EDIT, November 2009: This photo was chosen to be in the Youmacon 2010 Cosplay calendar as the month of June! Thank you to Youmacon, and thank you again to Elemental!