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Originally posted by DenyObfuscation
For anyone interested, I haven't seen the actual location posted where the UO photo was taken. Looks to be about a mile north of Balos Beach Hotel.
Originally posted by cripmeister
I can certainly imagine a family travelling to/from Balos beach and losing a ballon or throwing a plastic bag out the window. There are no practical reasons why this could not have happened.
And yes there are blue plastic bags on Crete, here is a photo showing one on Falassarna beach.
Originally posted by Jinglelord
Originally posted by aynock
reply to post by Jinglelord
also, gull's wings are pointed at the end - not squareedit on 3-10-2012 by aynock because: (no reason given)
What? when did this happen?!
While it is true gull wings are pointed they can and do spread the end feathers while doing maneuvers or turning while soaring.
I may have over accentuated the squareness in my tracing but the wings aren't really in focus and the fine details aren't easy to pick out as you may have noticed. At the angle I believe the bird is in the wings would also appear more square because they don't really come to an exact point like a spear, there are flight feathers that are square that come out at an angle to the rear an out which is more or less accentuated depending on the species of gull.
Originally posted by salmoneggs
You can add 15 multicoloured grid lines, talk of the trajectory of reflected angles and analyze contrasting proportions. It still looks exactly like a drop of water
Originally posted by Druid42
Originally posted by adjensen
reply to post by Druid42
Druid, my friend, I just don't see what that anomaly could be reflecting on. The window is down, the photographer is behind the camera, so no matter what it is -- ring, sunglasses, door lock -- I don't see what it would be reflecting onto, in order for it to appear in that spot.
The anomaly isn't reflecting. It's a reflection that creates it. It's a reflection off the sunglasses.
The dark dots on the front of the image (cockpit, from some camps), are actually the two goats with black fur trotting along the car. They show up dark in the reduced reflection, in the original.
If a talented individual takes the anomaly, inverts it, and reverses it, then matches it to a zoom of the Shooter's eyeglasses, you'll be able to see the goats appear.
Originally posted by DissonantOne
It looks like a chip in the passenger seat window to me.
Or a glass bubble.
You cannot determine distance by supposed haze, unless you know exactly how bright or what colour the object is, in the first place.