Tinik at Tinta

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Tinik at Tinta/Buscalan, Kalinga, Philippines/2016

 

Traditional tattooing called “batok” is very popular in a small village in the province of Kalinga, Philippines called Buscalan. This particular tattoo means courageous. It is made using an indigenous ink, bamboo stick, and thorn from “pomelo” tree.

Settings
F/5.6
1/180sec.
ISO-3200
135mm
Monochrome

Canon EOS 60d
18-135mm

0 Replies to “Tinik at Tinta”

  1. I’ve seen some documentaries and blog posts in other blogs about this artist and find it very interesting.
    Is it possible that you’ll post a photo of the healed tattoo?

    1. Hey max! 🙂 The tattoo in this picture is my friend’s. I also have one at my back and I can send it to you asap.. you can leave your email here..

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