Another One Off the Bucket List

Daily Image - 11 July 2011 - Bucket List Tattoo

Back in the ’60’s a brash young sailor in His Majesty’s Royal Canadian Navy found himself in Honolulu. What to do? Get a tattoo of course! I walked into the best tattoo shop in the State, Sailor Jerry’s. I picked out what I wanted and went up to the counter. “Come back in an hour,” I was told. Here I am 40 years later and I’ve always regretted not going back. This week I finally “went back.” This is almost the exact same tattoo I wanted back then, with a couple of modern twists. Check one more thing off the “bucket list.”

Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm f2.8  – 24mm – ISO 200 – f4 – 1/60 – Wireless, off-camera flash.

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About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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One Response to Another One Off the Bucket List

  1. That’s fantastic Gerry! What is the tattoo of? We thought of you, Nancy and all of the great folks over there this past Canada Day. Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.

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