Sea Turtle Tattoo

By March 28, 2007January 16th, 2016Photo of the Day

I’ve had a dozen or so requests over the years to use my photos as source material for a tattoo, but only recently was the recipient of the tattoo kind enough to send me some snaps of what it looked like. Its pretty cool.

Turtle Tattoo

I think one of the shots that the tattoo artist used was this one but I can’t remember for certain, it looks pretty similar:

Green sea turtle, West Maui, Chelonia mydas

Green sea turtle, West Maui.
Image ID: 02909
Species: Green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA

About Phil Colla

I am a natural history photographer. I enjoy making compelling images in the ocean, on land, and in the air. I have maintained the Natural History Photography blog since 2005 and my searchable Natural History Photography Library since 1997. Here are some tear sheets and behind the scenes views. Thanks for looking!