Posted by Shayla Simmons — 27 Feb 2013

In the world(s) of fiction, fashion and art there are a varied sub-cultures that influence followers.  One such influence gaining greater awareness and acceptance is the steam-punk movement.  The steam-punk movement has been shaped by scientific romance writers like Jules Vern, H.G. Wells and Mary Shelley.  Adorned with brass clocks and cogs, a post apocalyptic Victorian meets the wild west may explain the style, but steam-punk for some may not be just a fad, but also a way of life.  Within the steam-punk movement there  are gorgeous clothes, fantastic mechanical devices, fantastical music arrangements and more, all adding up to amazing photography opportunities.

Utopia by Kristina Kröte

Steampunk Princess by Jim Jochetz

Steampunk "Smoke" by Tim Engle

Scientist. Steampunk. by Gregg BK

Steampunk Lighthouse by Randy Johnson

Steam Punk by Xong Hang

Bird is the Word by Sam Chua

Clockwork Skull by Lisa Roberts

Sailing the Sea of Dust by Zohar Lindenbaum

Ready Set Go by Allen Freeman

Steampunked by Bill Gekas

If you have been temporarily taken to another realm and would like to explore your inner steampunk further, take a look around the JPG site and create a collection to share with all of us and post a link below in the comment area.  If you have some images of your own please share!  Or if you will be traveling to burning man or a steampunk convention, capture the fun and upload your images (remember to share your links in the comments below)!!!

If you want to learn more, check out some of the novels written by the authors above or check out movies like, City of Lost Childern, Hugo, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Stardust, Van Helsing or Franklyn.


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