new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Merman | by Maurice Ayal
Back to photostream

Merman

As a child I was always facinated by Merpeople. One of my favourite childhood films is "The Little Mermaid" (along with "Mary Poppins" and "The Rescuers Down Under").

 

Merman

Me and my friend Denise took swimming lessons together and our parents took turns taking us to the swimming pool. Denise's mum/Aunt Leny called us "Zeemeermin" and "Zeemeerman" (Mermaid and Merman).

Aunt Leny always kept calling me "Zeemeerman" untill she died of cancer a few years ago.

 

About the photo

For this I used two photos. The original with me in it (obviously) and a photo of a fish for the tail. The ocean scenery is all photoshop.

28,098 views
19 faves
30 comments
Taken on March 26, 2009