Copyright 2010, Stopped Motion Photography. www.stopped-motion.comLast weekend was SteamCon 2, a gathering of steampunk affectionados who on the whole are a lovely collections of nerds, geeks, and other assorted cool people. Really, this is genre in fandom with a flair for Science! (Note the capital S and the exclamation point.) While steampunks come in many different shapes, sizes, and ages--my youngest counts herself amongst their numbers--they all share the same sense of the visually amazing. Let me show you one such cool person.

She goes by the moniker Cherries Jubilee amongst the local Steamrats and even does dance classes with a distinctly steampunk flare to it. What's not to like? Perhaps if you're Agatha Heterodyne and you're trying to stay out of the way of Madame von Pinn you may not care for her. Now when Cherries came to me asked for a quick photoshoot to capture the von Pinn inspired costume how could I say no? Besides, silly ideas to present themselves from time to time. What could be sillier than a construct like von Pinn contemplating the day with a glass of wine? [more]

Copyright 2010, Stopped Motion Photography. www.stopped-motion.com

Copyright 2010, Stopped Motion Photography. www.stopped-motion.com

Copyright 2010, Stopped Motion Photography. www.stopped-motion.com