I don’t know the exact reasons for tattooing tears on one’s face. Sometimes it is for someone you have killed or sometimes it is when a friend or family member is murdered. I looked it up and it’s hard to be sure what these tattoos mean exactly. They do mean a death for each teardrop…
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Photographing NYC for 25 years, six of them while driving a New York City taxi. Trying very hard to capture the city as life unfolds, meaning I never stage any of my photos! Also I am a close confidant of the immortal Dave Beckerman, (quintessential NYC photographer) and owner of the first photography blog in the known universe.
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3 thoughts on ““Three Tears” 2010”
never heard or seen anything like that!!!
You will see these tattoos now that you know about them…They are fairly popular…
His pet iguana (not shown) did that.