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© Dave Roth
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  • Red Shoes at the Junkyard Too
  • Firestarter
  • Fiction
  • Mischief

Photo license: © All rights reserved

She's just an innocent bystander. Or is she?

83 responses

  • Jodie Andrefski

    Jodie Andrefski gave props (29 Nov 2007):

    wow---now....that's kind of creepy..heh...her expression with that going on in the background. Good capture!

  • Jeremy Brooks

    Jeremy Brooks said (29 Nov 2007):

    That is one GREAT photo! My eye was drawn to the fire first, and then jumped to her face...and I had to laugh! Great job!

  • Lance Rothstein

    Lance Rothstein said (30 Nov 2007):

    Holy crap! She totally started that fire....

  • paul moore

    paul moore gave props (30 Nov 2007):

    definately guilty! great title/pic

  • dave brownlee

    dave brownlee (Deleted) gave props (1 Dec 2007):

    brilliant. guilty as charged

  • maria tizon

    maria tizon (Deleted) gave props (20 Feb 2008):

    Oh yeah, convict that sweet little face. Perfect picture.

  • Robert Parks

    Robert Parks gave props (20 Feb 2008):

    omgoodness this as such a great photo, love it

  • Sherstin Schwartz

    Sherstin Schwartz gave props (20 Feb 2008):

    Haha, such a creepy smirk on her face...

  • boland rotor

    boland rotor gave props (22 Feb 2008):


  • Trae Brown

    Trae Brown said (4 Mar 2008):

    Haha! This is so Awesome!

  • Steven Goranitis

    Steven Goranitis gave props (12 Mar 2008):

    Oh my... Thats creepy, reminds me of Nick Cave's Curse of Millhaven...

  • Jesse Nicole

    Jesse Nicole gave props (18 Mar 2008):

    she's the fire starter! twisted fire starter! LOL!!! love it!

  • Francesca Conti

    Francesca Conti gave props (18 Mar 2008):

    ...cruel...great pic!!

  • Thomas Bouve

    Thomas Bouve said (22 Mar 2008):

    Flipping through the first 2 jpgmag issues that landed in my mailbox I saw this image and.... seriously... this image is great on so many levels. Very very clever shot. Congratulations, definitely a favorite for me!

  • Benjamin Peacock

    Benjamin Peacock said (23 Mar 2008):

    I love it! The most amazing scene! I am flabergasted! It's amazing. I love the focussing, and the little girl's expression! Amazing take on reality.

  • Danny Monster

    Danny Monster said (26 Mar 2008):

    evil but good

  • John Shao

    John Shao gave props (31 Mar 2008):

    great shot :)

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink said (1 Apr 2008):

    She even looks a little bit like Drew Barrymore in "Firestarter!"

  • Peter McCarthy

    Peter McCarthy said (1 Apr 2008):

    This is sensational. Reminds me of The Omen.

  • Cosmin

    Cosmin said (2 Apr 2008):

    hahaha - the expression on her face - priceless!! :)

  • Brett Gustin

    Brett Gustin said (13 Apr 2008):

    Cool picture. I guess it's just the fire in the background, but it reminds me of a picture I saw of a fireman picking out a pumpkin as a house burned in the background.

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (17 Apr 2008):

    Beautifully wicked

  • Tejas Bhatt

    Tejas Bhatt gave props (17 Apr 2008):'s creepy!

  • Dave Dubrick

    Dave Dubrick gave props (20 Apr 2008):

    This little girl is satan for sure. This is the creepiest photo on all of jpg.

  • amanda johnson

    amanda johnson gave props (21 Apr 2008):

    definitely a photo that says 1000 things. atleast. very amusing. somethine to be proud of.

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (5 May 2008):

    Uncanny image!!

  • PeepeyePhotography

    PeepeyePhotography gave props (7 May 2008):


  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (17 May 2008):

    oh my goodness! great, GREAT photo.

  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) said (24 May 2008):

    I remember seeing this picture in the Issue #14 magazine. It's such a great capture! Well done.

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan said (25 May 2008):

    Great shot but that child gives me goosebumps !

  • Darren Pearson

    Darren Pearson said (26 May 2008):

    omg, this is great.

  • Jane Zielenbach

    Jane Zielenbach gave props (27 May 2008):

    so cool...i love her!

  • Val Asv

    Val Asv said (28 May 2008):

    The smile of Mona Lisa. Brilliant!

  • lulu kyriacou

    lulu kyriacou said (18 Jun 2008):

    this is really cool. creepy but cool x

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long gave props (20 Jun 2008):

    Absolutely brilliant

  • Nora Kubach

    Nora Kubach (Deleted) gave props (16 Jul 2008):


  • Cassandra Bould

    Cassandra Bould gave props (10 Aug 2008):


  • Mark Nelson

    Mark Nelson (Deleted) gave props (27 Aug 2008):


  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (27 Aug 2008):

    I keep coming back to this cuz it's so freaking awesome!

  • Christoph Reicher

    Christoph Reicher said (1 Sep 2008):

    perfect shot.
    perfect face.
    tells storys.

  • Craig Reynolds

    Craig Reynolds gave props (3 Sep 2008):

    Wicked!!!! I love this!

  • Shane Shaw

    Shane Shaw gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    Oh man, the expression on her face is priceless. Great shot!

  • Victor Rollins

    Victor Rollins (Deleted) gave props (19 Oct 2008):

    this is brilliant. simply brilliant. hahaaha

  • Ryan McGinnis

    Ryan McGinnis said (24 Oct 2008):

    You're Reddited:
    BTW, from some of those photoshops, I think that girl is about to become an internet meme.

  • Ryan McGinnis

    Ryan McGinnis said (24 Oct 2008):

    And FARKed and most likely Dugg. Man, I hope JPGmag has some beefy servers.

  • john hattabaugh

    john hattabaugh gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    makes me think, "so, do you wanna play?" mucho creepy...

  • Jim Bridges

    Jim Bridges said (29 Oct 2008):

    Great photo (but then you know that by now). I came across it from a link on another site (although they replaced your title with "They'll never know", so watch out and make sure you get your credit where credit is due.

  • Dan B

    Dan B said (1 Nov 2008):

    make sure you guys send your photoshops to :)

  • Andri Kyrychok

    Andri Kyrychok gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Awesome aesthetic

  • Thomas Edmonds Jr.

    Thomas Edmonds Jr. gave props (6 Nov 2008):

    Congratulations on memetic immortality!

  • Mal Stewart

    Mal Stewart gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    My god...that is scary but wonderful.That kid has really got the look and the "cool" down pat in this. You seriously would never know !

  • Brandon Pendred

    Brandon Pendred said (20 Nov 2008):

    lol I love the moment captured on her face. Terrible that the house is burning but her face has been proven guilty!

  • devin moore

    devin moore said (26 Nov 2008):

    Well, they shouldn't have taken her swingline.

  • john baluran

    john baluran said (29 Nov 2008):

    when i was looking at the main page this girl's face randomly popped up on my computer screen before i even saw this photo. then i googled "scary girl on jpgmag" and found the actually photo. pretty crazy

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (30 Nov 2008):

    Great lead in, or is it!!!

  • Alexander Bussey

    Alexander Bussey gave props (2 Dec 2008):

    wow, this is great. Thats quite the smirk she's got there.

  • Robert Coury

    Robert Coury gave props (3 Dec 2008):

    Dude, you got a kick ass shot on your hands here. Definately one of my favorites on here.

  • Mike Haskew

    Mike Haskew gave props (3 Dec 2008):

    creep-show, great shot

  • Liz Malone

    Liz Malone (Deleted) gave props (3 Dec 2008):


  • Joanne Thompson

    Joanne Thompson gave props (3 Dec 2008):

    definitely agree with it being creepy! But excellent capture and concept!

  • Erika Clarke

    Erika Clarke gave props (6 Dec 2008):

    Genius. I so love this shot.

  • Andrew Beebe

    Andrew Beebe gave props (14 Dec 2008):

    so this is who haunts the front page. great shot!

  • maghin

    maghin gave props (3 Jan 2009):


  • Larissa White Edwards

    Larissa White Edwards gave props (9 Jan 2009):

    Wow...this is that creepy photo that pops up every once in while. I thought I was seeing things!! Great photo!

  • Diana M

    Diana M (Deleted) said (21 Jan 2009):

    pyromania posterchild. love it!

  • Jodie Davis

    Jodie Davis gave props (30 Jan 2009):


  • Chuck Altvater

    Chuck Altvater gave props (1 Feb 2009):

    A favorite of Firefighters everywhere!

  • Brister Matt

    Brister Matt said (17 Feb 2009):

    So much reminds me of the movie Firestarter and the little girl looks like a young Drew Barrymore as well.

  • bubbledumpster

    bubbledumpster said (7 Apr 2009):

    are you okay with people using your image like this?

  • Adriana Bogani

    Adriana Bogani (Deleted) gave props (13 May 2009):

    this is great

  • Karl Sparrman

    Karl Sparrman said (15 May 2009):

    Yes, creepy indeed. I noticed this girl's face pops up briefly on the home page now and again. Who's idea was that?

  • Ratchel

    Ratchel gave props (16 Jun 2009):

    creepy as hell! such a cool shot!! congrats on being published!

  • Rachael Carlson

    Rachael Carlson gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    this is a wonderful shot! i love her face!

  • martin wengelaar

    martin wengelaar said (5 Feb 2010):

    really wonderful !!!!!!!!

  • jeremy hight

    jeremy hight gave props (23 Jun 2010):

    one of the best shots here

  • charu ram

    charu ram said (29 Oct 2010):


  • Epin Hervin

    Epin Hervin gave props (10 Aug 2011):

    Only in JPG Magazine? Too bad. You should take her to the Hollywood movie producer ^0^

  • Andy Tennant

    Andy Tennant said (12 Apr 2013):

    Dave, it looks like you've been robbed, I saw this reposted on Facebook today and recognized it as your photo:
    Just thought I'd let you know, I'd hate for someone to steal my work and use it for stupid crap like this

  • Dave Roth

    Dave Roth said (15 Apr 2013):

    Thanks, Andy. I'll give it a look.

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