AEST 07:09, Tue Oct 1 2013
Tattoo artists and tattoo fans descended on London from across the world over the weekend for the ninth International Tattoo Convention.
The annual event - one of the biggest of its kind in the world - celebrates tattoos in all their forms.
The tattoo convention took place at the Tobacoo Dock with many visitors adding new tattoos to their collection.
Three hundred tattoo artists were in attendance, with some of the biggest names in the business there, including Ami James from Miami Ink and NY Ink.
Burlesque dancers and alternative-cabaret artists appeared with an assortment of musicians and bands, who provided the convention's soundtrack.
Tattoo fans descended on London for the festival.