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There are now UFO people saying there are "flying rods" that appear
in pictures. The following web page tries to show this at:
The following is a writing from a skeptic whose opinions are banned from
Yes, I agree and thank you very much for your opinion. I know as a
photographer and videographer the "rods" displayed on that website are
artifacts of motion blur. Some of the more defined "evidence" on that site
are motion blurred specular highlights from the wings of flying insects and
birds, those frames are nearly identical to the stroboscopic studies of bird
flight completed more than 50 years ago.
I've introduced a high-speed photo technician to the man responsible for
the web page but of course he'll have nothing to do with project plans,
base-lining equipment and or tendering a proper technical document of his
findings, although he readily admits he has no high-speed footage of rods to
So, if you run across someone passing off uncontrolled footage of
uncatalogged exposures as a new life form please understand the reasons.
Eric Krieg eric@...