Maybe it’s the fact that The Little Mermaid was the last cartoon I watched as a kid. (I’m not actually that old, just had an old soul and decided I was too mature for that kind of thing at age 9.) Maybe it’s the fact that I’ve really taken a liking to photographs that genuinely depict real moments within a family and this is a great underwater portrait example of that. Maybe it’s just because it’s so dang cute. I’m not sure. Maybe it’s all of those things that make it one of those pictures I still love months after it’s creation.
A few others that tie for second place for my favorite of the session: