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alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby GeorgiaTyler » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:45 am

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Overlook point 12,998 looking at pigeon, turret and chi basin. Nothing was edited on this picture, for real. any suggestions?..

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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby illusion7il » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:54 am

Weird....scratched lens ? piece of hair ?

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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby bohlsen » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:55 am

Something on your camera lens? Is there any way to get a bigger version of the picture on here? Or blow up the "beam" part?
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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby dsunwall » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:57 am

did you see it with your eyes? how long was it there? Were all other photo's before and after good? Can you post a higher resolution photo?

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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby SolarAlex » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:04 am

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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby GeorgiaTyler » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:05 am

My friend took the picture, I actually wasn't there. All other pictures before and after don't have this. So lens not scratched, no hair. totally legit shot. Crazy water spout?? working on getting a higher res picture, but we aren't very savvy with this stuff

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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby painless4u2 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:06 am

It's those Mountain goats! :shock: I knew they were not of this earth, the way they glare at you. Beware!
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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby wildlobo71 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:09 am

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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby Doug Shaw » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:15 am

It's the contrail of a drop of rain or snow (or something small) falling right in front of the camera . There's another, shorter one closer to the lower left corner.

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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby MonGoose » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:19 am

Fixed.
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Nothing to see here folks, move along.
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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby GeorgiaTyler » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:23 am

Mongoose - thanks for the edit, ok it's confirmed, no aliens. ha

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Re: alien light beam, no other explanation right??

Postby painless4u2 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:52 am

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You people aren't listening! It's the GOATS I'm telling you.
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