Artists of all kinds often are the perfect type of people to get tattoos. They already creatively express themselves, so it makes sense that they would want to do that on their skin, permanently! And what greater passion does an artist have but their art? Photographers are amazing artists who capture the world as it goes. Their camera can capture things that other mediums just can’t. What better tattoo for a photographer to get than one that is related to their photography? Whether it’s a vintage camera or one of their favorite photographs, the ideas are endless. Are you a photographer, whether a professional or a hobbyist, who is completely passionate about photography? Are you thinking about getting a tattoo related to your field? If so, check out these top 10 tattoos for photographers for ideas and inspiration:
Tattoo by: Da Silva Tattoo
Vintage cameras are always cool looking. A black and gray, realistic tattoo of one is the perfect type of style for this subject.
Tattoo Artist: Emily Rose Murray
A large classic style traditional tattoo with flowers, vintage looking hands, and even a creepy eye in the middle of the camera lens makes for an “eye-catching” photography tattoo.
Tattoo Artist: Carlox Tattoo
This may be an ode to the first tattoo that this photographer ever owned, complete with a roll of film.
Here’s another vintage camera that looks like it is floating in space with a lovely greenish yellow background behind it.
Tattoo Artist: Remis Tattoo
Wow! Check out this antique camera done in a hyperrealistic style in black and gray. It looks like one could just pick it up off the wearer’s skin and start taking some amazing photos.
Here’s a colorful modern take on a photography tattoo with a vintage camera.
Tattoo Artist: Ien Levin
Seriously, whoever gets tired of looking at vintage or antique cameras? They are so cool looking, very steampunk in aesthetic.
Super realistic in a clever spot for a photographer.
Tattoo Artist: Mike Woods
This crow looks like he is a great photographer!
Tattoo Artist: Pavel Roch
Very cool tattoo of a camera that looks artsy and mysterious.