So close that you can feel the sting and hear the buzz
A few months ago, I started working on a project in conjunction with The New Orleans Tattoo Museum in Central City. I'll share more news about that in a future post but I wanted to share what we've been doing so far. I've worked closely with proprietor and artist, Adam Monetegut, which has given me a much closer relationship to the art of tattooing than I've ever had. If you get a chance to go down there, check it out. It's a really cool space, especially if you're into the history and art of tattooing.
During my most recent shoot at the location, I got the chance to get in real close to see how it looks when the needle pecks at the skin. It's not easy to get great shots using a macro lens when you're that close and in a setting that I'm documenting but it's been a great and fun challenge. As you'll see below, we still have a long way to go before this project is complete.
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