Ismel Peregrina with shirt off showing Tattoos of Mexican Flag and tribal tattoos on chest and tribal tattoos on left arm. Tattoo artist Jose Peregrina.
Photographed outside of the NY Tattoo Convention @ Roseland Ballroom, 239 W 52nd Street, NYC.
Body art or tattoos has entered the mainstream it is known longer considered a weird kind of subculture.
"According to a 2006 Pew survey, 40% of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have been tattooed".