I was at Coney Island to photograph mermaids wandering the beach after the 2016 Mermaid Parade. I passed Blythe, alone, appearing as a goddess on the beach. I didn't want to bother her but I needed this photograph. I asked for permission, took the image and showed her the picture in the back of the camera. Blythe asked me to sit. We talked for hours. She has become a close friend. Read more by clicking on the image.