Cherry Blossoms on Skin

Cherry Blossoms on Skin

Recently, I was sent a snapshot of a tattoo creating using one of my images as inspiration. It’s flattering to have someone like one of my photos enough to have it indelibly etched onto their skin, as in this version of my Cherry Blossoms on White (below) recreated by a tattoo artist on my correspondent’s comely back.

Cherry Branch on White

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  1. Harold Davis January 4, 2012 at 5:13 pm #

    What happens if I ask for a licensing fee? LOL.

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