Slave tattoo - Tattoowise
Today we will update the colors... This is what the tattoo looks like before the update...
Emily's tattoo sharing her wish for "may all beings find happiness..."
Day 678 of 365 More . Got a new 50mm lens. The world is good again. Last year I dedicated a photo to Juneteenth. Sadly I was late doing it. I didn't get around to doing the photo up til June 21st . Two days after Juneteenth. I considered it apropos as the entire point of Juneteenth is being late, but I vowed to make sure I did a commemorative Juneteenth photo on the right day this year. For those of you who didn't see last years photo, and are too lazy to click on the link, allow me to excerpt it and explain the meaning of Juneteenth: The base idea of Juneteenth is that back on September 22, 1862, Abraham Lincoln announces that the civil war is over and that all slaves would be freemen effective the 1st of the year (you know, you can't just end 200 years of slavery and oppression, you have to ween people off of it. Give Masa a chance for a few last beatings and rapes... and you
This is one of many paintings I did inspired by traditional American tattoo designs. This example features Princess Leia in her infamous slave gear.
One of many shots of my wife...I have a hard time not taking pictures of her. unedited
Background image courtesy of: Erin Egeberg [smulen on Flickr] Much props to my friends that put up with this shoot and helped make it happen.