Coqui - Tattoowise
Its like going out the closet but i am noootttt gay helped by: Alberto Delgado
I got this tattoo in Germany about 6 years ago (give or take)...I am Puerto Rican and we have this lil tree frog called the coqui, named that because of the beautiful sound it makes at night...anyway I thought this tattoo would be fitting because some people (My sister, husband, and friend) affectionately call me "Froggy" because I have some HUGE eyes. lol. Way ta brand myself eh? I hate my eyes but that'll be another post for the 52 weeks. Might be #52 lol.
Created for the [♂]::MΔSTЭЯMIИĐS::[♀] Week 132: Where are you? Since where I am at the moment isn't really home, I did mine on where I'm from: Boriqua [also Boricua] *A person who was BORN in Puerto Rico. *From the Taíno name for Puerto Rico, Boriquen The word Boriken, some believe to translate to "the great land of the valiant and noble Lord." Borikén was used by the original Taíno population to refer to the island of Puerto Rico before the arrival of the Spanish. Other variations used are Borinqueño and Borincano which translated means "from Borinquen." The first recorded use of the word Boricua comes from Christopher Columbus in his Letter to the Sovereigns from 4 March 1493. The coqui [tree frog] and lechon [pig roast] are typical traditional symbols of Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rican coquí is a very small tree frog about one inch long. Some coquíes look green, some brown and some y
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This is a composite shot. I usually try to stray away from extensive editing but the group shot was shot in front of a black background due to rain, and I really wasn't feeling it. So after the weather cleared up I went back in this alley and snapped a quick background. I think it worked well with all the colors, and really makes the image "pop" alot more. I can't say anything about this band right now. Theyre keeping everything under wraps and only about 10 people know that it even exists. But I'll release the information when the time comes. Strobist for group shot: Sunpak 622 @ 1/4 @ 135mm in a beauty dish camera right Pentax af540fgz @ 1/16 in a shoot-through umbrella camera left Sunpak 331 @ 1/1 camera left and behind the group for rim Strobist for background: Sunpak 622 @ 1/4 @ 135mm in a beauty dish pointed at the ground and popped twice over the 15 second exposure, the light