You Lookin' at Me?

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© JamesHarmon McQuilkin
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UploadedMay 18, 2007
TakenMay 2, 2007
Exposure1/400 sec at f/9
FlashCompulsory Flash, Return light detected
Focal Length71.5 mm
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Q: Story of the week

A: Do you know?

Photo license: © All rights reserved

Being at the beach in Miami (almost tripping over that-night's dinner) I felt like saying, "Say hello to my little friend!" However, any delay might have cost me my only meal that day.

75 responses

  • Yi

    Yi (Deleted) said (4 Jun 2009):

    great shot!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   said (17 Jun 2009):

    Thanks--at his expence

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    OMG! what is it? Super capture

  • Dawn Duffield

    Dawn Duffield (Deleted) gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    This is awesome!!!

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    Back to vote! This is awesome! A blow fish right?

  • Dawn Duffield

    Dawn Duffield (Deleted) gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    I am back to cast my vote!!!

  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    that's great! voted

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    Definitely on it's way to something/where else - my vote!!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (7 Sep 2009):

    It does seem to be transforming....but into what?? Great entry and shot. voting.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Oh yea it rocks!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Antje Woolum

    Antje Woolum (Deleted) gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Great capture!

  • Adam James

    Adam James (Deleted) gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Haha! this is awesome! what is it meant to be?...a sand fish? =D

  • Matt Granz

    Matt Granz gave props (8 Sep 2009):


  • Kathleen Bjoran

    Kathleen Bjoran gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Hmmm...a future sand worm?

  • sarah trafton

    sarah trafton (Deleted) gave props (9 Sep 2009):


  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    Nice composition and tones! Got my vote.

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    Fun but I hate fish. Voted!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    nice composition, nice entry!

  • Miriam Gordon

    Miriam Gordon (Deleted) gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    awesome shot!

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (16 Sep 2009):


  • Kaki J. Luitjens

    Kaki J. Luitjens said (16 Sep 2009):

    Too cool!

  • Jia Chen

    Jia Chen gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    that's certainly a very interesting capture of this unique creature.

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    How cool is this, excellent capture too cute!!

  • Fabiola Heredia Zertuche

    Fabiola Heredia Zertuche said (17 Sep 2009):

    super nice concept....

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    Excellent -- YES

  • Lêda Nardelli

    Lêda Nardelli gave props (21 Sep 2009):


  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    what a cool image, James! my vote

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    Very cool, voted!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (29 Sep 2009):

    This is great! VOTED!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (30 Sep 2009):

    It is almost a camouflage fish but out of water, great find - voted!

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (1 Oct 2009):

    Taxi Driver title ;) AWESOME shot !

  • bonnie pelton

    bonnie pelton gave props (1 Oct 2009):


  • Glenn Brandenburg

    Glenn Brandenburg said (5 Oct 2009):

    GMV , awesome

  • Michael Griffey

    Michael Griffey gave props (8 Oct 2009):

    Very cool close-up!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    This is really fantastic and a perfect entry. Voted

  • Viki Quinn

    Viki Quinn said (21 Oct 2009):

    This got my vote! Excellent!!

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    Brilliant, love this, my vote!


    JOE FAILK gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    Yes it rocks!! Vote

  • Megan Broswick

    Megan Broswick gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    little fishy, makes me think of the first fishy that ever left the oceans and made his way on to the sand. Voted!

  • Marie-Suzanne Nunes

    Marie-Suzanne Nunes gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    Yeah, this rocks!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (6 Nov 2009):

    Hope he tasted as good as he 'looked!' And transformed himself into your dinner!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Definite YES!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (17 Nov 2009):


  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (23 Nov 2009):

    What a cute fish!

  • Jeff Ore

    Jeff Ore gave props (24 Nov 2009):

    Great shot Its a Blow Fish

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (25 Nov 2009):

    AWESOME capture. Fantastic theme photo too.

  • Norman Baade C.

    Norman Baade C. said (1 Dec 2009):

    Oh yes, my vote James, fantastic fhoto.!

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (10 Dec 2009):

    voting!!!! yes

  • Dilshad Aroos

    Dilshad Aroos (Deleted) gave props (10 Dec 2009):

    Yeah! Rad!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (14 Dec 2009):

    Too cute to eat...but has my vote anyway:)

  • Eman Bnt Abdulaziz

    Eman Bnt Abdulaziz gave props (15 Dec 2009):

    Great picture ( voted )

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (10 Jan 2010):

    Great capture, good eye and happy for the little beast to have made it off the dinner plate that night

  • Jacquie Gibson

    Jacquie Gibson (Deleted) gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    I bet that gave you a start!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (26 Jan 2010):

    Great shot!

  • charlie mclenahan

    charlie mclenahan said (1 Feb 2011):

    love mud skippers

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (15 Mar 2011):

    Simply great shot!

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    great photo!!

  • Tridibesh Sanyal

    Tridibesh Sanyal said (7 Apr 2011):

    Great :-))

  • Karen Lee Lewis

    Karen Lee Lewis said (9 Apr 2011):

    what exactly are these?

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (15 May 2011):

    great photo!!like it

  • Debra Houston-Holmes

    Debra Houston-Holmes gave props (29 Jul 2011):

    Puffer! Cool!

  • Photogrl01

    Photogrl01 gave props (27 Nov 2011):

    wow! great detail!

  • Carol Dandrade

    Carol Dandrade gave props (7 Jan 2012):

    It could run but it couldn't hide. Oh couldn't run either. Great shot!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    Under the category so ugly he's cute. Great capture!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (25 Apr 2012):

    great shot!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (21 Nov 2012):

    super capture !!!!!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (1 Dec 2012):

    super capture !!!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (13 Dec 2012):

    It's like the beginning of life, when that first creature crawled onto the land. WOW!


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (5 Jan 2013):


  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Great shot. It's very touching.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (27 Jul 2014):

    amazing shot my friend!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (11 Aug 2014):

    That eye really gets my attention. Neat shot!

  • tania medina

    tania medina gave props (25 Sep 2014):

    Kinda awkward, but still awesome!

  • William Moore

    William Moore gave props (14 Oct 2014):

    OMG....Great shot....I used to wait till they puffed up and then kick them back into the ocean.....

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