Interview with Ruud de Korte

Image copyright Ruud de Korte
Portrait of Ruud de Korte

Ruud de Korte is a dutch portrait photographer. He attended Steampunk Doncaster last year and will also be in attendance this year June 21st and 22nd. I managed to interrupt his very busy schedule to ask him a few questions about his photography, steampunk and how leaving the lens cap on once has helped with his work. Continue reading “Interview with Ruud de Korte”

Lady Clankington announces 2014 schedule

Lady Clankington, the Penthouse favourite and steampunk has announced her 2014 schedule with a post on Steampunk Revolution Facebook page. The image complete with a topless image of Lady C – model Sarah Hunter – caused quite a stir as she forgot to edit out her nipples. She has now re-uploaded a safer image complete with Photoshop pasties. The good news is that she will be coming to good old Blighty for the Whitby Goth Weekend later in the year. I’m trying to secure an interview with her while she’s over here. Here’s a link to the original image for … Continue reading Lady Clankington announces 2014 schedule

Best examples: Vehicles

Steampunk Motorcycle
Design by Mikhail Smolyanov

There are so many types of vehicles out there and I think it’s fair to say that not one of them has been left untouched by a steampunk. Whether it’s using a pen and paper to envisage a dream transport or actually building a working prototype, steampunks are relentless in their Borg style assimilation of anything new and “perfecting” it to a Victorian aesthetic. Continue reading “Best examples: Vehicles”