I love the strong lines, angles and symbol of freedom. If I use a bird image I identify with sparrows and robins, or geese, NOT swallows. I feel like the swallow image is a bit too popular for me to like it on me. But I have to say I can see the appeal of
The swallow chooses a mate for life, it will only nest with that bird and no other. A swallow tattoo is also a symbol for everlasting love and loyalty to the family. Swallows travel long distances, only to find their way back to each other at home.
One of our favorite contributing photographers Roberto Chamorro has some photogenic children. “When I’m bored I draw on my kids,” he says. They like having tats like daddy. I would love this as an Xmas card