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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Bondage for marriage equality!

For those of you not familiar with Twisted Monk, they make fantastic bondage rope & they do it in limited edition colors.
Twisted Monk's Color of the Month

They've taken the rare step of pre-announcing the new color, for a very special reason:
"As you may know, every month I create a small batch, limited edition color. This one of a kind color is offered up for sale, first come first served, and when it is sold out, it is sold out for good. Demand for these unique colors has been nothing sort of amazing, often selling out in a matter of hours, I do not advertise when the new color will be available till it is ready and only then to readers of my blog and twitter feed.

So why am I breaking with tradition and pre-announcing the new shade?

Two reasons really, first and most obvious would be that this is the holiday season and folks are looking for presents. Due to the rate at which the color of the month sells, we cut and process orders as they arrive in order to reduce the chance of overselling the shade. Most color of the month orders will be shipped with in 24hours. December 10th is the cut off day for placing a rope order for domestic delivery.

The other reason?

Well this rope is special; this rope will help bring change.

Of all the things I have done in my life so far, being married to Tambo is one of the things I am most proud of. Our 20+ years together have been nothing short of amazing and I could not do all I have done with out her unwavering support. I, I am a big fan of the institution of marriage and this is why it appalls me that in this, the 21st century, we would deny this basic civil right to others based on their sexual orientation. It angers me to know that groups, choosing to selectively clinging to Bronze Age ideas, would seek to not only refuse this right to consenting adults, but also work to further restrict the civil rights of those they deem as “immoral”.

Sure, I’m straight and am not directly impacted by such mindless and prejudice legislation as California’s Proposition 8, but to deny the civil rights of any group of consenting adults is to endanger the civil rights of us all. It is the responsibility of all of us who identify as “other”, to band together as one great and clear voice and say “No, this is not how my country treats its citizens”.

This is why I am proud to announce that TwistedMonk.Com will donate the profits from the sale of this shade to marraigeequality.org so that they can continue to fight so that all Americans, regardless of race, creed or sexual orientation are not denied their civil rights.


There you have it, tomorrow at 10am I’m releasing “equality”. An ox-blood red rope, a rope with a mission and a cause behind it. A rope that you can proudly give as a gift, even a gift to yourself, and know that you have taken part to bring about progress and defeat those would seek to deny the rights of others."


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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Warmth

I got around to editing another of Leda Locke's shots from FetCon 2007 (see previous one from this set here.
Once again with rigging by the fabulously talented Lochai, I give you "In Stu's Room: Warmth":


X-posted to my photo LJ: http://slephoto.livejournal.com/13097.html

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Monday, November 17, 2008

Immolate

So I found an image from the "In Stu's Room" set I shot at FetCon 2007.


That's Leda Locke. Ropework is by Lochai.

Title (it's the post topper) comes from this Victorian sculpture:

by Benjamin Clemens.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

New edits of older work

Been busy & have NOT been updating my blogs.
Spent a good chunk of today editing. Here's some new stuff for your consideration.

First, from the Woodshed shoot (http://slephoto.livejournal.com/10269.html) I did with Steffani McGrath & Evelyn Rose a few months ago (from which I had an image published, and an image form which leads off this blog) I have 2 variations of a suspension set with the ladies.
Please feel free to let me know if you like the first or second better.

"Ready for Takeoff"


and
"In Just 7 Days..."



Second, from the "In Stu's Room" set I shot last August at FetishCon, I did a collage of images of Renee & Anna:
"In Stu's Room: Drown In My Desire"


For MM users, those can be found at the following links:
http://www.modelmayhem.com/pic.php?pid=6538545
http://www.modelmayhem.com/pic.php?pid=6542456
http://www.modelmayhem.com/pic.php?pid=6546670

Please feel free to leave comments there :-)

x-posted to my photo LJ: http://slephoto.livejournal.com/11110.html

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