In the flesh

In today’s digital age, it’s easier than ever to output a photograph where ever you want. Not just limited to a photographic print, you can put pictures on T-shirts, coffee mugs, birthday cakes, just about anything. All these things (save for the cake) could be done with film, but from the transfer of images to the actual printing, now it’s much easier.

My friend Charr Crail, a photographer and artist based in the Sacramento area, is one of the most talented people I know. She’s also no stranger to having her pictures printed on an item. Last year one of her pictures was featured on a series of handbags made by ICON Shoes, a Los Angeles-based company that specializes in art-inspired accessories.

Recently Charr saw her one of her photos displayed in an unexpected way and place. Incredible tattoo artist Kelly Rogers tattooed a photograph that she shot in 2006 of the alternative rock band Coheed and Cambria’s front man on his girlfriend’s body.  It’s a picture of the band’s lead singer, Claudio Sanchez, with guitar in hand, a wild look on his face and his flame-like hair flying in the air. Rogers’ rendering is very true to Charr’s original picture. The detail is incredible. He told Charr the job took five hours and that he had a lot of fun creating it.

Not exactly something made easier by the digital age, but certainly something unusual, and definitely something very cool.

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