What Is Fetish Photography?

Dirk Hooper Photography-http://www.dirkhooper.com/ Fetish photography is a catch-all phrase for a number of different subjects and subject matter that is largely composed of sexual fetishes, fetish fashion, bondage, domination, submission, and the people and community that practice those activities or identify as a member. Some of the subjects of fetish photography … [Read more...]

How To Protect Your Identity In The BDSM Community

Illustration by Dirk Hooper There’s a lot of fun and meaningful relationships that can develop from entering the BDSM community. But the fact is that being kinky comes with some risk, even today. I personally know people who have had their kinky lifestyle brought up negatively in insurance cases, divorce proceedings, and in custody battles. There are copious news … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk About Aftercare For The Dominant

Illustration by Dirk Hooper I’ve read about a million articles (only a slight exaggeration) on aftercare for the bottom or the submissive, but I’d like to propose a little aftercare for the Dominant or the Top too. Before I get started, this article in no way is meant to minimize the incredible importance of providing aftercare for the submissive. For a Dominant, … [Read more...]

The Wonders of Flogging and How to Do It

Illustration by Dirk Hooper My fascination with flogging happened when I attended my first play party. I met a couple at a munch and connected with them again the night of the play party. Early in the evening the Dom positioned his wife/slave over a divan in the middle of a large living room and went to work on her for well over thirty minutes. What happened that … [Read more...]

How to Learn New Kinky Skills

Dirk Hooper Photography-http://www.dirkhooper.com/ BDSM beginners are always excited to get started. Once you join a group or find a willing partner, excitement turns to hesitation as you realize that you need to know what you’re doing before you can play. Even experienced players are always looking for new skills to add to their toy box. How do you learn kinky … [Read more...]