My Experimental Attempts at Steampunking Photography

Steampunk style is informed by the aesthetics of steampunk literature. That, to me, basically means an attempt to create a modern or futuristic object using industrial techniques and styles (Victorian era from 1837-1901). Often, this might be only partially successful, or would appear rather awkward, like an arm gun on a robot being a mini-cannon mounted on the wrist. It fits the definition of steampunk well, where the “steam” refers to the age of steam, and the “punk” refers to rebelling to either balk the steam era style or modify it in a way not typical of the style.

Being a photographer, I then thought, what would photography look like if steampunked? Here’s the theory and example.

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Photos from the 2012 Halifax Zombie Walk

These are a collection of photos I got from the Halifax Zombie Walk on August 12, 2012. These are better quality than the photos posted on Facebook, which has its own file size and dimension limitations, for those who want them. I tried to get everyone, not just the pretty people.

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NSCAD Intermediate Fashion Show 2011 Photo Gallery

I had the chance to attend and be part of the photography team for the NSCAD Intermediate Fashion Show 2011, Ninety Nine Days In on the evening of December 14, 2011. The photos I took appear below, posted with permission. Just click on the thumbnail to get a larger view. Click on the Permalink icon in the slide show to get it full sized.

My favourite, for sure, are the set of 4 dresses at the end by Jennie Bijou’s Effervescence collection. Well made, beautifully designed, themed, natural as its inspiration, Bravo!

Feel free to post opinions! Please click here to see more of my photography.

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Create Your Facebook Life Exhibit Video at Intel’s Museum of Me Site

Intel’s Museum of Me website making an art exhibition video from your Facebook profile information is one of the coolest things I’ve seen on the Internet in years! Mine is below to give you an idea of what I’m talking about. Instructions on how to get yours made follow.

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142 Harry Potter Movies Backgrounds for Blackberries and HTC (480×360 pixels)

These backgrounds are 480 x 360 pixels in size, suitable for Blackberries and some HTC smart phone models.

To get the backgrounds, please:

  • Click on an image to see it full size.
  • Right click and choose Download or download in whatever ways your browser does.

You’re on your own to put it on your iPhone, iTouch, iPod Touch or Palm Pre, I’m afraid, cause I can’t justify the need for me to spend money on one so I haven’t got a clue how to do it!

Please click here for other theme wallpapers for iPhones, iTouch, iPod Touch, Palm Pre and Blackberry Bold 9000s.

Other Harry Potter graphics on this blog:

While you’re decorating your iPhone or other cell phones, redo your voice mail with a singing message if you don’t have to worry about getting professionals calling you.

Credits: The illustrations were originally done by Gemma Wilson, aka Snapesnogger on Fanart and DeviantArt.