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Mermaid (knitted toy) by Sayraphim
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This was a mermaid I knitted for my mum a few years ago. I always try to photograph them in a logical location, and from each shoot I always end up with one beautiful, arty shot that I really want to share with the world. And where better than Red Bubble :)

I love the fact she has the city in the background!

This image is a straight shot from a digital camera with no post editing.


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beach, city, bay, cityscape, toy, myth, mermaid, tail, pearls, monster, siren, knit, ocean, sea

Comments

  • Adam Gormley
    Adam Gormleyover 5 years ago

    Cool shot, love the skyline backdrop.. Well done :)

  • Sayraphim
    Sayraphimover 5 years ago

    Thank you! The cityscape in the background was a happy coincidence, I went to the beach closest to my house, sat her on a rock and suddenly noticed the city behind, so madly started shooting from the best angle to incorporate it.

    I love those unexpected awesomenesses!

  • WaleskaL
    WaleskaLover 5 years ago

    Her blue highlights match the sky and water. Lovely pearls.

  • Thank you so much. I figure that the only real hair colours a mermaid could have are ones that would help camouflage her under the water. The pearls actually came off a television set I was working on, which was created to be a strip club. I think they’ve found a much better home here :)

    – Sayraphim

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelover 5 years ago

    nice one !!

  • Thanks! Most kind :)

    – Sayraphim

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago

    stunning;

  • Thank you! I love shooting the little guys I make in their environment.

    – Sayraphim

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