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Young Woman Sits on Top of the Water in a River
A Mermaids Tale
Imagination > Fear
Mermaid
Passion
Sereia Alagoana (Mermaid from Alagoas)
Mother and daughter
A young girl's dream...
A young girl's dream...
A young girl's dream...
A young girl's dream....
Caught
Mermaid Float
The mermaid
Gazing off the rock
Mermaid
Mermaid Daze
Underwater selfie
Mermaid alone in lagoon
 Mermaid Princess
Mermaid
Glass Mermaid
Mermaid
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Caught

A photo from a series I am working on called the Mermaid Mystery series. The mermaid is caught in a net, surrounded by beauty- an allegory to the way many women feel trapped by trying to achieve society's expectations of female beauty.

TAGS: Beauty, Cage, Mermaid, Net, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Christine Ruddy.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
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Date Uploaded: July 28, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
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