We conclude our visual tour of selected locations from Loren Rhoads’ cemetery travel guide
So far, our cemetery tour has taken us to the U.S., Canada, and Europe. But some of the most iconic burial places are elsewhere in the world. In Part III, we look at cemeteries in Asia, the Middle East, Australia, the Caribbean, and South America.
A steampunk shop in the historic Florida city will host a self-guided “festival without a festival”
Photo Gallery: St. Augustine has survived invasions by pirates and British soldiers, but next weekend it will see invaders of a different sort as steampunks come in search of entertainment, photo ops, and deals on merchandise.
Just in time for Halloween, a tour of selected locations from a new cemetery travel guide
Photo Gallery: San Francisco author Loren Rhoads has carved a niche for herself writing about cemeteries. In a three-part series, we’ll look at notable places from her book, 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die. Part I: Locations in the U.S. and Canada.
A UK photographer created stylized images of participants at this October steampunk event
Photo Gallery: Steampunks gathered Oct. 13-15 in Morecambe, UK, for A Splendid Day Out, and Mark Rushton was on hand to take photos that he transformed into painterly works of art. We asked how he achieves these effects.
Our guest photographer captures the creative cosplay at the 2018 Gaslight Steampunk Expo
The theme was “Return to Vulcania” at the Gaslight Steampunk Expo in San Diego. With the event’s Pan-Pacific focus, much of the cosplay took on Polynesian and nautical flavors. Clara Blackheart shot some great photos that captured the creativity.
Photographer Dominique Linel offers a look at the creative cosplayers at Anno 1900
The Anno 1900 Steampunk Convention took place last weekend in Luxembourg, and fortunately for steampunk fans, one attendee was photographer Dominique Linel. He promptly posted photos of the costumed participants.
Bay Area steampunks spent a day touring vintage fashion stores in SF’s Haight-Ashbury district
In 1967, San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district was the epicenter of the Summer of Love. More than 50 years later, September 22 was a Day of Steampunk as a dozen or so neo-Victorians engaged in a “costume crawl.”
Eric Kelly transforms Victorian-era photography into surreal and unsettling works of art
Steampunk enthusiasts can step into an alternate universe of eerie Victorian characters as Art Works Downtown in San Rafael, California, hosts “Curiously Grim,” an exhibit featuring the work of Eric Kelly. It runs through October 6.
We asked 10 authors to suggest their top travel destinations for steampunks
Suppose you had unlimited use of an airship, and you could take a crew of steampunks anyplace in the world. Where would you go? What destinations have sparked your imagination, or might inspire others? Top steampunk authors weigh in.
Time Travelers Bazaar was a small multi-genre event, but steampunk was well represented
Fans of steampunk, Doctor Who, Star Wars and other geek culture franchises converged August 25 as the Time Travelers Bazaar took place in Sacramento. It was a small event, but it had a bit of everything, and steampunk was well represented.