Thailand Tattoo Expo 2018 – part 2

Liquid ink turned into solid art – that’s an accurate description of what happened at Thailand Tattoo Expo 2018. I’ve already posted some photos in part 1. Now enjoy part 2.

Kea Tattoo Thai, hannya (般若), hannya mask.

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Thailand Tattoo Expo 2018 – part 1

Some photos from Thailand Tattoo Expo 2018

Serjiu Arnautu

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The 4th Titanic International Tattoo Convention

In July there was another epic tattoo convention in Belfast – the 4th Titanic International Tattoo Convention. Pure satisfaction.

Christine Lynn ( Blue Sphynx Tattoo) is working on Torii Wilson’s wonderful ass.

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Tattoo Artist Ronnie Cyndi

WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge this week asks us to post something that’s unusual (in some way for you). If you’ve seen my previous post, you already know that I was in Belfast during the weekend to attend the 4th Titanic International Tattoo Convention.

Tattoo artist Ronnie Cyndi.

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A Little Taste From The Titanic

Once again I went to the Titanic International Tattoo Convention in Belfast. Last year we had a lot of fun (you can check out all the photos from last year on the tattoo part of my blog) and this year we also had a lot of fun.

Here’s just a few of the highlights. I’ll post more later on (next days, next week, something like that).

Torii’s bum has a unique flavor.

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My Road Is Filled With Ink

At the tattoo conventions in Warsaw (Poland), Marseille (France), Milano (Italy), Linas (France) and Bangkok (Thailand), I was captured by some friends and fellow tattoo photographers.

Warning: This is a total ego-tripping post: photos of me at tattoo conventions, plus a few from couchsurfing parties. If you ever wondered: Life as a tattoo photographer is filled with ink.
#feedtheego #shameless

Photo: Bastien Perche

Photo: Bastien Perche

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The Changing Seasons: May 2017

On the 17th of May Norway celebrated its constitution day – a cultural, national heritage. I documented some of it in my May post of «The Changing Seasons».

17th of May

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Thailand Tattoo Expo 2017 – part 3

There were lots of people at Thailand Tattoo Expo and a dense population of beautiful, tattooed women. I like it like that.

I think I’m in love…

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Thailand Tattoo Expo 2017 – part 2

Welcome to the second part of my photo gallery from Thailand Tattoo Expo 2017.

Ajarn Krit

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Thailand Tattoo Expo 2017 – part 1

Here’s the first photo gallery from Thailand Tattoo Expo 2017.

Shige from Yellow Blaze Tattoo (Shigenori Iwasaki)

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Linas Tattoo Convention 2017 – Part 3

Here’s the last gallery from Linas Tattoo Convention 2017.

Jessy Nourry bodypainting Lucrezia Duchessa

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Linas Tattoo Convention 2017 – Part 2

Enjoy part 2 in my series of posts from the excellent Linas Tattoo Convention.

Yann Brënyàk

Yann Brënyàk

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Linas Tattoo Convention 2017 – Part 1

My first post with photos from Linas Tattoo Convention 2017.

Shelly d'Inferno, Grisha & Ingrid Mutschler.

Shelly d’Inferno, Grisha & Ingrid Mutschler.

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Milano Tattoo Convention

Jakub, Sylwia and Max.

Jakub, Sylwia and Max.

Here’s a few highlights from Milano Tattoo Convention that took place 3-5th of February. I’ve shared plenty of photos on Flickr where the photos are also tagged with the name of artists etc, so if you’re interested in seeing more, I strongly recommend the Flickr album.

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The photographer’s Mise en place

Mara Eastern said in a post on my other blog that she wanted to see some nude dudes. Well, tomorrow I’m shooting a friend (he won’t be nude – sorry Mara), so today I decided to clean the camera, test the flash, charge the batteries etc, etc. The photographer’s Mise en place. Which again led to this self-portrait.

Testing different flash settings... Self-portrait. I still got stuff attached to me after a hospital visit yesterday (had to document it).

Testing different flash settings… Self-portrait. I still got stuff attached to me after a hospital visit yesterday (had to document it).

Mise en place (French pronunciation: [mi zɑ̃ ˈplas]) is a French culinary phrase which means 
"putting in place" or "everything in its place." It refers to the set up required before cooking, 
and is often used in professional kitchens to refer to organizing and arranging the ingredients 
(e.g., cuts of meat, relishes, sauces, par-cooked items, spices, freshly chopped vegetables, 
and other components) that a cook will require for the menu items that are expected to be 
prepared during a shift.[1] - Wikipedia

 

Interview with Ru Hwan | Tattooing in Korea

Tattooing in Korea – is it legal? Is it illegal? That would be “yes” to both questions. “What? Wait. How can it be both legal and illegal at the same time?” In this interview with Korean tattoo artist Ru Hwan, we’ll find out more.

Technically speaking, tattooing is legal in Korea (yes, this article is about South Korea of course), but you’ll need to be a licensed doctor in order to perform this type of “skin surgery”.
Now imagine yourself that you’re at the end of six years of medical studies at the university, it’s time to decide which path to choose: should you become a GP, a skin specialist, a surgeon or perhaps you should go wild and chase your childhood dream of becoming a tattoo artist?
Just like in every other country in the world, people with medical degrees don’t become tattoo artists – they become doctors – and that’s a good thing, because we all need someone who might be able to cure us when we are sick, but some of us also needs creative persons that can create art on our skin every now & then.

Graduation day at the Medical University: "Should I become a doctor or a tattoo artist?"

Graduation day at the Medical University: “Should I become a doctor or a tattoo artist?”

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Salon International du tatouage, Marseille

Here’s a few of my photos from the tattoo convention in Marseille, France.

You can see the rest of the photos in my Flickr gallery or you can follow me on Google+ to check out the full album there (links after this gallery).

Flickr Gallery: https://flic.kr/s/aHskNnVfKk

Cardinal Guzman on Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/105625221415649415701/
(you’ll have to follow me to be able to see the gallery on G+)

Tattooed Guys at Warsaw Tattoo Convention 2016

Here’s a follow-up from yesterday’s post with tattooed girls. Now you get the chance to meet some of the men I crossed paths with at Warsaw Tattoo Convention. If you would like to see all my photos from this convention, follow the link to Flickr after this gallery.

See the full gallery here:
https://flic.kr/s/aHskF9tXeR

I don’t agree, but some people might use the word Transmogrify (“To change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.”) to describe tattoos. Transmogrify is the theme for WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge this week. You can see more entries for that challenge if you visit WordPress: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/transmogrify/

Tattooed Girls at Warsaw Tattoo Convention 2016

Meet some of the beautiful, wonderful, sexy, lovely girls/women/ladies I crossed paths with at Warsaw Tattoo Convention. If you would like to see all my photos from this convention, follow the link to Flickr after this gallery.

See the full gallery here:
https://flic.kr/s/aHskF9tXeR

I don’t agree, but some people might use the word Transmogrify (“To change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.”) to describe tattoos. Transmogrify is the theme for WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge this week. You can see more entries for that challenge if you visit WordPress: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/transmogrify/

Tattooed Model | Warsaw Tattoo Convention

A tattooed model captured at the Warsaw Tattoo Convention.

A tattooed model captured at the Warsaw Tattoo Convention.

There are a few photos in my Flickr gallery from this event. I’ll upload plenty of more shots during the next days/week(s).
https://flic.kr/s/aHskF9tXeR

Portrait of Kamila Burzymowska

This is a portrait of the wonderful Kamila Burzymowska.

Kamila Burzymowska

Kamila Burzymowska

Kamila is a portrait photographer and, just like me, she is a tattoo lover. Kamila lives in Poland and graduated from Warsaw Academy of Photography. She only works with tattooed models. You can check out her works on Facebook, Instagram or on her website: www.kamilaburzymowska.pl