Category: Photographers and Art

Mark Varley

Mark Varley is an English Fine-Art nude & Bondage photographer, Rope Bondage Artist and Instructor. He is also the founder of Beautiful Bondage.net, a small business that offers bondage products. Mark Varley is a British that began tying up people at the age of 15, just for fun. When he was 18, he saw a…
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Fabio da Motta

Fabio da Motta is a Brazilian photographer that makes rope bondage a little more poetic. This is because he shows the human body in relation to nature, flowers, plants and animals. Fabio da Motta was born in the south of Brazil and moved to Sao Paulo when he was 19. There, he studied Graphic Design…
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Jim Duvall

Jim Duvall is an erotic photographer, teacher, rigger, performer and sexual activist. Jim Duvall is an admirer of Rope Bondage, or Shibari and enjoys the aesthetics and emotions this practice transmits. He found in Shibari a practice where you can experience pure sexual freedom and expression. Jim is founder and former president of the Board…
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Aaron Mcpolin

Aaron Mcpolin is a fashion and beauty photographer. He admires the human body and likes to study the world of taboo. Therefore, he explores the world with his eyes wide open and his camera always nearby. This way, he can capture perfect moments of the human body. Aaron grew up in Manchester, England, and moved…
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Hikari Kesho

Hikari Kesho who’s real name is Alberto Lisi, is an Italian photographer and recognized master in the art of Shibari. Hikari has developed a unique style: he photographs beautiful women using his extensive reseacrh about corporal expresión and beauty. Consequently, his photographies, usually in black and white, have a gothic touch. So, he connects the…
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Eric Stanton in Shibari

Eric Stanton was an American Illustrator of cartoons and comics. He was born in 1926 in New York and died in 1999 at 73 years old. Eric studied at the School of Visual Arts and made his debut as an illustrator and comic artist in 1947. The influence of Eric Stanton in Shibari is now…
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Sugiura Norio

Sugiura Norio is the top shibari photographer in Japan, as people internationally acclaim. This sensei is a master of photography with a 45-year-long career. He worked in the Showa period with Nureki Chimuo—and their work defined a look and aesthetic for rope for the following decades. Sugiura carries his legacy on, usually shooting with Naka…
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Omi Kazuhiro

Omi Kazuhiro is a graduate from the Musashino Art University in Tokyo, Japan. He is a great artist who follows the idea and passion of great rope bondage senseis. Some of these are Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Seiu Ito, Suma Toshiyuki, Muku Yoji, and Osuma Kaname. Omi Kazuhiro: a Bit of Context Omi is a commercial illustrator…
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Agustin Tentesion

Shibari is so beautiful and artistic that it has been studied by various photographers—and Agustin Tentesion knows it. In Spain, there are several photographers that are affectionate to this art, such as Tentesion himself. He is one of the most famous shibari photographers worldwide. Originally from Barcelona, he has been portraying fetichism and BDSM scenes…
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Pain and Pleasure

For some people, pain and pleasure are equals. Physiologically, endorphins and adrenaline are chemicals that make people feel good. Pain and Pleasure: Freud Sigmund Freud developed the pain pleasure principle, which suggests that people make choices to avoid or decrease pain. In contrast, people can make choices that create or increase pleasure. This principle explains…
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