Superheroes, historical figures and Spy vs. Spy enlivened the steampunk con near San Francisco
One attraction of any steampunk convention is the sight of attendees wearing fanciful costumes, and Clockwork Alchemy was no exception. Some of the most elegant outfits were seen in the fashion show, but that was just the beginning.
Amazing costumes are highlights at Haworth Steampunk Weekend in North Yorkshire
Photo Gallery: Photographer Mark Speight was on hand at Haworth Steampunk Weekend and allowed us to use some of his images. The event, held at multiple locations in the village of Haworth, served as a fundraiser for a local hospice.
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.”
Well, not exactly, but steampunks were among the participants at the NorCal Pirate Festival
Pirates of the seafaring variety invaded the waterfront of Vallejo, CA this weekend as the Northern California Pirate Festival came to town. Any airship pirates in the crowd were traveling incognito, but we did encounter folks in gears and goggles.
A report and photo gallery from the 2018 International Steampunk Symposium
The International Steampunk Symposium has been running steadily since 2012, and it's become one of the major steampunk events in the Midwest. What makes a con are the people, and this one is a caring, inclusive, and welcoming event.
Creative costumes abound at Clockwork Alchemy 2018
You had to wonder what unsuspecting hotel guests were thinking when they saw these Victorian fantasy characters walking through the halls.
Cosplay at 2017 Clockwork Alchemy and FanimeCon
One of the big attractions at any fan convention is the cosplay, especially if you're a shutterbug like me. Here's a look at some of the costumed characters I encountered at the 2017 Clockwork Alchemy and FanimeCon in San Jose, plus some additional shots from the latter event. . .