Scorpionfish Face - Joel Simon

I took this photo this morning.  It's confusing enough that some initial views might consider it an abstract, but it's a close up photo of a fish face - very honest.  The fish looks just like this.  The fish is very still and will let you get close as long as you are gentle.  I lay on my belly on the sandy bottom basically just face to face with this very still fish .... to the point where I could see it's gills barely moving in a slow breathing rhythm.  I did my best to match it's breathing pattern, and then we lay together for at least five minutes while I imagined being this fish.  Perhaps I'll grow my beard as a result. 

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