Piercing by Ashley Kane. Alexandra Fishche, 24, an Inkwell employee in South Hampton, Pa., shows many of her 17 piercings off on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.
Tattoo by Phylandra McFaddin. Zair Robert Fairey, 22, is a local Philadelphia rapper. Fairey has more than 30 tattoos and doesn’t regret any of them. Although he comes from a Muslim family, he said, “my family doesn’t really express how they feel about my tattoos.”
Make a statement by Breanna Keohane. Joshua with a big flag stands in front of the Bell Tower at Temple University Main Campus in Philadelphia, Pa. On Oct. 14, 2014. “God died in the churches.”
Statement by Ling Zhu. Joshua with a big flag stands in front of the Bell Tower at Temple University Main Campus in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 14, 2014. “God died in the churches.”
Make a Statement by Joel Goldberg. Malik Mohammed sells copies of the Final Call at 11th and Market streets in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 16, 2014. Mohammed’s formal attire stands out from that of his customers entering Burlington Coat Factory.
Piercing by Dylan Keith. A cuff connects one piercing to another on a fully pierced ear, in Philadelphia Pa., on Oct. 14, 2014
Tattoo by Joel Goldberg. Eric Eaton, tattoo artist at Philadelphia Eddies Chinatown Tattoo, tattoos an image of a baseball card on John Biando’s shin in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 16, 2014. Eaton said he plans to open his own shop, called the Electric Temple, at 29th and Girard streets.
Hair by Margery Cedano. Naomi Spohia, 1, grabs onto a dining room chair for support as she practices walking in her families Northeast Philadelphia home on Oct. 14, 2014.
Tattoo by Jared Whalen. Cadet Robert Clark, 21, is a member of Temple University’s ROTC program. With the Army’s new and more stringent tattoo policy, service members like Clark have to be careful to stay within regulations. Currently, tattoos cannot be visible when wearing Army athletic uniform. Photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.