More than 400 of the world's finest tattoo artists from around the world are in the British capital for the 12th London International Tattoo Convention, which runs from 23-25 September 2016 at Tobacco Dock. IBTimes UK presents photos from the first day of the convention. Find out more at the website.

London International Tattoo Convention
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London International Tattoo Convention
Graffiti artist Debe, 28, and tattoo artist Hori Mayi, 29, both from Taiwan, attending the London International Tattoo Convention at Tobacco DockYui Mok/PA
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A woman receives a tattoo on her leg at the International London Tattoo ConventionJack Taylor/Getty Images
London International Tattoo Convention
Lasse Risvik poses at the International London Tattoo ConventionNeil Hall/Reuters
London International Tattoo Convention
Colin Snow has his picture taken as he sunbathes during the London International Tattoo Convention at Tobacco DockYui Mok/PA
London International Tattoo Convention
Araceli Forever poses at the International London Tattoo ConventionNeil Hall/Reuters
London International Tattoo Convention
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London International Tattoo Convention
A man grimaces as he has his leg tattooedJack Taylor/Getty Images
International London Tattoo Convention
Tattoo designs on display at the International London Tattoo ConventionJack Taylor/Getty Images
London International Tattoo Convention
London International Tattoo Convention at Tobacco DockYui Mok/PA
London International Tattoo Convention
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London International Tattoo Convention
London International Tattoo Convention
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London International Tattoo Convention
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London International Tattoo Convention
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London International Tattoo Convention
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