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Jade and her Zat.

20110111 - Jade and her ZatCanon EOS 450D (XSi) · Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
50 mm · 1/200 s · f/2.8 · ISO 200
Strobist: Sigma EF 500 DG Super, 1/32 power, 1′ camera left, remote triggered, Sigma EF 530 DG Super, 1/16 power, 2′ behind subject, slave triggered

Jade, 19, has a number of tattoos, all symbolizing significant chapters of her young life.

She got her latest — this Zat, which happens to be my artwork — after being successfully hired to work on the air at The Zone @ 91-3.

She was headed to radio school, but was snagged to learn at the “School of Zone.”

As a longtime fan of the station, working there had been a goal of Jade’s for a while and, when she nailed it, she got this Zat.

I am, of course, tickled that it’s my artwork behind her ear (get it? ear? listening? radio? anyone? Bueller?), but I’m more tickled that, while this is actually the third time I’ve seen a piece of my artwork tattoo’d onto someone, this is the first I’m proud to point out.

See, the first two were Zone graphics, both of which ended up on . . . dude’s butts.

So, yeah . . . a lot less awkward talking about this one.