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 Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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