Uploaded: August 19, 2005


f/6.3, 1/200, ISO800, kit lens, shot through the glass (that's right folks, I wasn't in the tank!) :-)

I took the kids to Walmart today so I could take some pictures of the back to school aisle (LOVE it!!!). But it was so picked over that it left me uninspired. So we were about to leave and the kids saw the fishtanks so we veered off over to them where I suddenly felt inspired again. :-) Here's the best one of the "shoot".


Sherri L. Regalbuto August 19, 2005

Pretty darn cute, love how he is the only thing in the shot. #297137

Tammy Scott level-classic August 19, 2005

WOW! This is one cute shot, Olivia! I think we will see this one again! #1736881

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic August 19, 2005

Wonderful colors and major cute little guy. Great job Olivia.

Kerby #1736890

Rhonda Smith August 19, 2005

This is really cute.. I could see this done up in poster size on a kids bedroom wall .. love it !! #1737050

Julie Gamicchia August 19, 2005

Great capture Olivia!! #1737100

Deb Holmes-Hatfield August 19, 2005

He is just too cute Olivia, wonderful capture! #1737111

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 19, 2005

Fantastic capture Olivia. Love those big cheeks. Pretty color. #1737167

Karen Walzer August 19, 2005

Excellent! I love it! #1737172

August 19, 2005

Great shot! So much expression :) #1737290

Olivia Navarro August 19, 2005

Thank you so much Sherri, Tammy, Kerby, Rhonda, Julie, Deb, Kay, Karen, and Mel!!!

Rhonda, I love that idea! :-) Actually, I might make a print of it and use it in my kids' bathroom! #1737297

Denelli Ellison level-deluxe August 19, 2005

To funny Olivia! Love the title as well :)! #1737306

Sandy Landon August 19, 2005

Love it!!! Great shot!!!! I agree with Tammy! #1737315

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 19, 2005

i used to have goldfish like this but they would get they bubble cheeck stuck in the filters! This is a great shot! #1737332

Aki Jinn August 19, 2005

This is so cute!! Great expression captured ! #1737624

Laurence Saliba level-classic August 20, 2005

Oh LOL this is so incredibly CUTE Olivia!!!!! #1737848

Joy Rector August 20, 2005

beautiful capture. I took my camera in meijers the other day and they told me I wasn't allowed to take a camera in the store?! #1738206

Kara L. Hendricks August 20, 2005

This is adorable!! And congrat on getting a great shot through glass... That's hard to do! #1738548

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 20, 2005

Very nice..hard to shoot through glass...I tried in NM....Great job :) #1738917

Goshka G. August 20, 2005

Your model is fabulous, Olivia!! What a fabulous catch!!! #1738947

Michelle Lea Guinn August 20, 2005

Excellent capture Olivia!!! mlg~ #1739011

Kate Jackson August 21, 2005

Oh WOW Olivia this is fabulous!! He looks like he's coming out of the depths of the ocean! #1744598

Olivia Navarro August 21, 2005

Thanks Denelli, Sandy, Linda, Aki, Laurence, Joy, Kara, Shelly, Goshka, Michelle, and Kate!!!! #1745267

Cathy Barrows August 21, 2005

what an unusual fish...i would never have thoght they would let you photograph in Wal-Mart #1745989

S J August 21, 2005

Love the 3-D aspect of this wonderful capture, Olivia!! Love it!! #1749040

Olivia Navarro August 22, 2005

Thanks Cathy and Sanjay!

Cathy, I did feel uncomfortable about it but I see so many people on BP who take their cameras everywhere with them that I decided it was worth a try. I felt especially uncomfortable on the Back to Scool aisle since it was packed with parents trying to actually buy stuff and there I was trying to take pictures of it all. :-) I was much more comfortable with the fish. LOL! #1750851

Anne D. Eigen August 22, 2005

Really awesome capture, Olivia! Love the clarity, perspective, and colors! #1751039

Kristy E. Lane August 22, 2005

This is such a GREAT picture and it's even better because 1) you took it in Wal-Mart of all places and 2) it's through glass! Way to go! #1751338

Margot Petrowski August 22, 2005

Yep, I'm always scared of getting kicked out with my camera. Good for you!!!! I love this shot and the title is perfect!!! #1753248

Olivia Navarro August 26, 2005

Thank you Anne, Kristy, and Margot! #1772275

Heather Harpel August 29, 2005

Wonderful shot! I love the colors, the bright orange of the fish surrounded by the dark blue waters! #1780862

Tiffani S. LaNeave August 30, 2005

This is an incredible shot Olivia!!! I love everything about it!!! You should definitely blow it up!!! GREAT WORK!!!! We'll be seeing this little guy again!! #1787205

Olivia Navarro August 30, 2005

Thank you so much Heather and Tiffani!!! It was a hard shoot because the tank had several other fish in it as well as pumps, etc. I was also manually focusing since I'm procrastinating and haven't sent my camera in to be fixed yet (the auto-focus has been broken since mid July). :-)


Melissa L. Zavadil September 23, 2005

CONGRATS CONGRATS CONGRATS!! WTGG!!!! Love it! It is such a hoot!! #1872670

Stan Kwasniowski September 23, 2005

Olivia, Congratulations #1872783

Alisha L. Ekstrom September 23, 2005

Well good thing you felt inspired again!!! It paid off...BIG congrats on this wonderful finalist!!! #1872851

Kirsi Bertolini September 23, 2005

Weel what can I say? Great Great, Great finalist!!! #1872928

Jenny Bosmans September 24, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Olivia!! #1874450

KHAWLA Haddad September 24, 2005

Big Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Olivia such great capture so cute best of luck in the next round!!!!! #1875082

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 24, 2005

Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #1875286

Mata Patan September 24, 2005

CONGRATS! #1875953

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 24, 2005

Congratulations on a beautiful photo. Good luck in the next round. #1876044

Sandy Landon September 24, 2005

This has always been one of my favorites!!!! Congratulations!!!! #1876659

Deb Holmes-Hatfield September 24, 2005

I'm with Sandy, this is one of my favorites Olivia, well deserved! #1877414

Piotr M. Organa September 24, 2005

Wow, cute...
Great photo, Olivia. Congrats!!! #1877565

Adrianna Province September 24, 2005

Congratulations Olivia! Well desereved! Good luck in the next round!!! #1878471

Susana Ms Heide September 24, 2005

Oh does tha little guy ever look sad!! How cute! Many congrats on this great finalist!! #1878879

Danilo Piccioni September 24, 2005

big congrats! #1879733

Lorri Shane September 24, 2005

So very cool. From Nemo to Cheeky!LOL
Congrats on making FINALIST! #1879821

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic September 25, 2005

Congratulations Olivia!!! #1882728

Claudette Foote September 26, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Olivia!! #1886696

Melissa L. Zavadil September 26, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR SECOND PLACE WIN!!! Awesome shot!! Love those cheeks!! LOL -- YGG #1888882

Stan Kwasniowski September 26, 2005


Amanda Price September 26, 2005

Olivia, this is TOO cute! Like I was telling a young friend of mine the other day, photos last a whole lot longer than the awkward or weird feelings. :) Congratulations on your win! #1889113

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic September 26, 2005

Olivia congratulations on your second place. Very well deserved. Excellent job. Kerby #1889225

Mata Patan September 27, 2005

Very well done with this cheeky discover! #1889386

Daniel Diaz September 27, 2005

Big Congrats on this one Olivia, Fantastic job!!!!! #1889455

Colette M. Metcalf September 27, 2005

Congratulations to you, Olivia!!! #1889696

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your winn Olivia!!! #1889785

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your win Olivia. #1890171

Laura Clay-Ballard September 27, 2005

awesome shot. congrats on your fab win! #1890607

Alisha L. Ekstrom September 27, 2005

Congrats on your win Olivia!!! #1890830

Laurence Saliba level-classic September 27, 2005

CONGRATS Olivia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1890907

Olivia Navarro September 27, 2005

AAAAAAAAAHHHH!!!!!!!!!! This is my very first win!!!!! I'm soooo excited!!!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!!! #1890973

Sandy Landon September 27, 2005

Yipppeeeee!!!! Congrats Olivia!!! This is awesome!!!! #1891041

KHAWLA Haddad September 27, 2005

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA BIG Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner Olivia such cute shot!!!!!! #1891313

Danilo Piccioni September 27, 2005

maybe the first but surely of a long series! your photography is great!

LeoDADO Da Vinci #1891362

Jenny Bosmans September 27, 2005


Claudette Foote September 27, 2005


Goshka G. September 27, 2005

Many congrats on this winning photo, Olivia!!! #1893030

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 28, 2005

Wild find Olivia! Congrats on your win! #1894256

Deb Holmes-Hatfield September 28, 2005

Congratulations on this awesome winner Olivia! #1895214

Serena Pierce September 28, 2005

Congrats on a super image and win Olivia!! #1897314

Lori S. Aschbrenner September 29, 2005

Congratulations, Olivia! This is a superb image with a brilliant title! Way to go! #1899248

Jasmine Chua L. October 01, 2005

congrats, a shot that brings a smile to my face. Simple and effective, it brings all focus to the subject straight away. Good colors and expression. Well done. #1906189

Katherine K October 03, 2005

Soooo adorable!! Fantastic job "getting out of your comfort zone!!!" Well worth it, huh??? CONGRATS-- only you could take a walmart fish and make it a winner!!!! #1914092

Erin K. Vey October 06, 2005

I adore this shot. Even better that it's taken through the tank glass. I could shoot this fish for hours. Congrats on the win, well deserved. #1923380

Brigid R. Robeen October 07, 2005

I have this little guy in my own personal tank at home! His cheeks do seem to pop and than you have to wait for them to heal and grow back and his are never the same size since he pops them on the coral or rocks.

This is a great capture of a wonderful fish.

Bravo and congrats on your win!! #1927289

Mary N C. Taitt October 12, 2005

Congratulations on this striking photo, very cute--what did you do to make him so sad? LOL! #1946187

Mary N C. Taitt October 12, 2005

Congratulations on this striking photo, very cute--what did you do to make him so sad? LOL! #1946188

Bambi L. Dingman October 20, 2005

Great shot, Olivia! I love the colors and I especially love the simplicity of it. Congratulations on your win! #1975160

Sharon Perkins December 07, 2007

I agree with everyone,this is ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!!!!!!! #5180310

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