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Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis

From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 14:08:21 -0400
Archived: Sat, 09 Apr 2011 12:50:29 -0400
Subject: Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis


>From: Kentaro Mori<kentaro.mori.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 19:59:15 -0300
>Subject: Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis

>>From: William Treurniet<wtreurniet.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 12:20:30 -0400
>>Subject: Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis

>>>From: Kentaro Mori<kentaro.mori.nul>
>>>To: post.nul
>>>Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 23:38:51 -0300
>>>Subject: Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis

>>>I suggest the beam could possibly be just another searchlight
>>>located to the far right and behind the photographer. This would
>>>make it appear as the light beam was going downwards.

>>I can't picture what you are suggesting. A light source to the
>>right would have to be at a higher elevation than the object no
>>matter where it was positioned.

>Look at this photo of a cupola:

>http://tinyurl.com/67sj4q8

>None of the structural beams of the cupola actually point
>downwards. And yet, in the image, most of them seem to point
>downward, by simple perspective.

>Similarly, if there was a searchlight located behind the
>photographer, and pointed to the convergence area, it would
>appear as a streak going from the top of the photo to the
>convergence area. If it was also located to the right of the
>photographer, then it's just conceivable it could appear exactly
>like the beam Maccabee suggested was a de/reflection.

I think I understand what you are saying now. But if the beam in
question originated behind and to the right of the camera, I
would expect the nearer part of the beam to be brighter than the
more distant part.

According to your suggestion, the nearer part would be towards
the right side of the photo, farthest away from the convergence
point of the beams. But the beam is clearly least bright on the
right and becomes progressively brighter towards the center. I
would say this argues against your proposal.

It is, however, consistent with the beam originating from the
left and being deflected at the convergence point before
continuing on to the right. The intensity would be expected to
fall off  as it continued to the right in the more-or-less
frontal plane.


William



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