Flash - Tattoowise
"Tattoos of memories and dead skin on trial. For what it's worth, it was worth all the while. I hope you had the time of your life"
Tattoo and pin up inspired necklace
Jewelry by Oh Sexy Girlfriend Accessories made with my art www.myspace.com/osgbymissy www.shophandmade.com/Item/6-758-H03JR70
6th of a larger set. The notorious Rasvala Brothers hijacked me to do this photoshoot in honor of the release of their father Jarmo Rasvala who got out of prison. strobist: sb26 cam right through umbrella @ 1/4. sb26 cam left reflected via silver umbrella @ 1/2.
Strobist: Brolly with viv285 at 1/4 right behind (it's the white background) - Pentax af540 at 1/16 bare cam right. Comment and critique welcome.
Sailor Jerry was tagged with the name Norman Collins at birth, but he began to distance himself from normalcy when he was 19 (that's why he became a sailor). He traveled around the world, not only getting his first tattoos, but also gaining exposure to the art and imagery of Southeast Asia. This later became a crucial influence when he opened his first tattoo shop in Honolulu's Chinatown, ground zero for swaggering sailors, drunken soldiers and whoever else wasn't afraid to hang around volatile levels of testosterone. The Honolulu Tattoo district was designed to accommodate a time in men's lives when they drank heavily, paid for women, and imprinted their biceps with pictures solid and resonant enough to last a lifetime. Back then, Chinatown was the only place on the island where a man could get a tattoo, creating fierce competition among the many tattoo parlors. Roving sailors weren't looking at the nuances of shading and color, they were seeking pictures worth showing off to
mads in hjerteknus
1/20 sec at f/2.8, 16mm (11-16 mm), ISO 3200
Three random tattoo ideas
From a tattoo shoot I did in Japan. More at FANTiM.COM