Date & Time: Thursday, February 07, 2013 · 6:00 PM –10:00 PM
Cost: $150.00 (with a 25.00 discount for weekend attendees)
The point of this workshop is to get each participant excellent shots of erotic rope bondage. Jim Duvall will be leading the workshop and doing the ropework. Modelling for us will be Rina Elize 2862072. This workshop will involve full nudity.
Format: There will be short lecture on bondage photography tips which will include tips for bondage practitioners who want to shoot pictures and photographers who want to explore bondage.
Then we will switch to shooting images. Jim Duvall will tie the model in various poses and rope suspensions while all participants get to shoot. Then we will break and each attendee will get a short time to shoot some exclusive images. Time will be allotted for critique and some processing tips at the end of the workshop.
Each attendee will get a noncommercial model release signed by both Jim Duvall and the model.
Jim Duvall began his career as an erotic photographer in the early days of the World Wide Web taking pictures for phone sex workers. He soon began janesguide.com along with his former partner Jane Duvall. Along with shooting for this company he has shot images for several other Web endeavors including bondage.com. His art has been shown at the Seattle Erotic Art Festival and many other erotic art festivals around North America. He helped start The Betty Pages, an LGBT magazine serving Whatcom and Skagit counties and was a writer and photographer for the magazine for 5 years.
As a sexuality activist Mr. Duvall has volunteered for many organizations over the years. He is a founder and former President of the Board of Directors of the Center for Sex Positive Culture (nee Wetspot). He founded the Seattle Erotic Art Festival. He is a past President and Board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. And is now the President of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Sex Positive Culture.
Jim Duvall teaches on a variety of topics from erotic photography to rope bondage at events and for groups all over North America. His teaching style ranges from very hands on technique classes to demonstrations and entire class hypnosis or guided meditation.
Currently he works as a fine art photographer and practices hypnotherapy in Seattle WA.