Patrick writes: On the 19th of December I had the good fortune to be a part of a Steampunk Cruise aboard a restored 1902 Steamship called 'The Waratah'. It was a truly incredible Steampunk event and we were fortunate enough to have had a professional photographer onboard with us.
No brainy fashion content today, folks! Just want to wish you all a happy merry on behalf of the entire staff of SPWS. May all your days be electrifying. Should you wish to show 'n brag, feel free to let me know about your favorite gift given/received in the
~~~~~ Time for another installment of my vintage punk street fashion column! Sticking with casual menswear, I'd like to introduce a gentleman that Jake and I acquired this past summer at the Bay Area Maker Faire. This is industrial designer Noah Beasley, originally hailing from Denver, CO. Noah does
Vintage Punk1 Street Fashion at SPWS Because I am primarily a photographer (and only secondarily a coolhunting blogger), a major aspect of my posts here at SPWS is visuals. Thus, once a month or so, I will be posting photographs of the sort of timeless, casual style I laud.
I've been spending the last couple hours flicking through this goregeous set on Flickr. It's been uploaded by the Library of Congress and is comprised of about 2000 images from the 1940's- in color. They're beautiful and entrancing- they range in subject from urban sprawl to wild west;
THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF LIBBY BULLOFF March 1-29, 2009 Today! Thursday, March 5, 6-11 pm Pioneer Square Art Walk Utilikilts Flagship Store 620 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104 Libby Bulloff is the Annie Leibowitz of Steampunk! I’ve followed her work for some time now and I really love her composition
Blanket Magazine has a short piece of Steampunk on the web this month, but that is mainly just the excuse I used to post. Blanket magazine is: . . . is a free PDF online magazine that is aimed at uncovering art + design + photography from the talented
Produced by Chicago Tribal Bellydance Troupe Read my Hips, this show looks like it was a lot of fun! I’m really excited that the fashions are not purely neo-Victorian, there is some definite punk in there as well as some middle Eastern influence. Have a look at pictures from
The past two Sundays were very different Sundays. A few weeks ago Sharon Steel of the Boston Phoenix came out to The Workshop to interview me. The interview went really well, Sharon was thoughtful and really interested in my particular take on Steampunk and the broader Steampunk community. We
Making nice photographs when all you have for lighting is a bunch of tungsten shop lamps can be a real challenge. It is particularly hard to photograph polished brass under these conditions. So this weekend I set out to build a flash diffuser to improve the quality of the photography