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the_seal


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Location: Oz

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Posted:Hi All, you're forgiven if you don't recognise me because its not like I post on here a whole lot given all the other forums I am active on but we're going to start making a change I think. I thought I'd share a little of my weekend with you guys to begin...



I am a bit of a camera nerd, albiet with a lot less dough being spent on my equiptment than I would like unfortunately. Well for the weekend I went walking in the hills up behind my house to take some photographs and to while working along I noticed somethign shiny beside the path - A slightly scuffed up looking Canon Powershot A85, beats my Powershot A60 hands down!



I flicked through the photos and found that soemone had taken some amazing photos up there, must have been early morning or late afternoon judging by the fog and recent weather we've had. I thought I'd share them here.



side note: I'll be heading down to the Police Station to hand it in tomorrow after work and if no-one shows up to collect I will have a new camera and 500Mb CF card biggrin



Anyway, let me know what you think:




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bye for now smile



edit to add some photo goodness to the thread

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mrFlibble
SILVER Member since Mar 2003

Ghostbuster
Location: York, UK

Total posts: 455
Posted:i really like the 2nd pic in your post.

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griffin


griffin

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Location: cambs england

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Posted:did anyone else see the alien typy thing in the 4th pic? and you're really lucky to live near somewhere like that

in state of metamorphosis

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Frulein


Frulein

Fireotographer on Hiatus
Location: Cork, Ireland

Total posts: 284
Posted:Yes eek What's that? Maybe the guy found Aliens, followed them to take pictures and lost his camera while they grabbed him and took him into their starship ubblol



I just saw that there is someone in the second and third picture as well...

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StarlyStar
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

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Location: Buxton, Derbyshire. UK

Total posts: 78
Posted:How freaky, they have a really weird feel to them.

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KaelGotRice
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KaelGotRice

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Location: Angel's Landing, USA

Total posts: 1584
Posted:I think he found bigfoot in the fourth picture... Middle left, there's something standing.

Nice work, very pretty.

Or perhaps it's an Ent... *tilts head sideways


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Valura
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Valura

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Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 6391
Posted:oooo check it out!!! scary pics eek
Im so glad your back on here! biggrin


TAJ "boat mummy." VALURA "yes sweetie you went on a boat, was daddy there with you?" TAJ "no, but monkey on boat" VALURA "well then sweetie, Daddy WAS there with you"

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Lyra
SILVER Member since Feb 2004

spiny norman
Location: Cincinnati,damn it, USA

Total posts: 314
Posted:nice pictures, looks like a really beautiful place, im kinda worried about what happened to the person that camera belonged to confused very few people would simply forget their cameras in the woods,

yay for photographs (its in my genes)

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yannicus
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Posted:indeed, creepy, eerie pictures, like something to go with an edgar allan poe story........ ooooooooooo

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Lyra
SILVER Member since Feb 2004

spiny norman
Location: Cincinnati,damn it, USA

Total posts: 314
Posted:okay, i just looked at all of the pictures, and this definately looks like some kind of project, like somebody wanted these pictures to be found, they almost tell a story, their definately creepy on purpose
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Frulein


Frulein

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Location: Cork, Ireland

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Posted:Yes actually I thought so too... but leaving a whole camera behind confused



BTW: There is a person in photo 26 as well....

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MikeIcon
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MikeIcon

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Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

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Posted:Im almost hard pressed to believe that seal found this camera anywhere and all the pictures are unedited. some of the pictures definately have humanoid looking things in them and are all somewhat eerie in respects to lighting and fog. They just look too perfectly strange that I cant believe the story. Seems like a nice hoax is all.

If seal did actually find this camera then its an even better hoax smile

Nice story and pics either way.


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Lyra
SILVER Member since Feb 2004

spiny norman
Location: Cincinnati,damn it, USA

Total posts: 314
Posted:there are some very creepy glowing eyes in one of them
i agree, great hoax, but it dosent make sense that someone would leave a nice camera confused

peace/fire


if you think that our kiss was all in the lips, come on you got it all wrong man, and if you think that our dance was all in the hips then, oh well, do the twist -The White Stripes

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Lyra
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spiny norman
Location: Cincinnati,damn it, USA

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Posted:theres a skull in 33

im becoming obsessed, this is brilliant


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bender
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia

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Posted:here's some *more* pictures from another amazing story
http://www.gtaforums.com/index.php?showtopic=144008&st=0
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flash fire
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flash fire

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Posted:Me can't see the pics! Server cannot be found *pouts*

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flash fire

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Posted:can see em now. ignore me.

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Posted:lol... thanks bender! I would have bought it - hook, line & sinker.

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bender
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Posted::bows deeply:

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Lurch
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Lurch

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Posted:Wow! It's amazing how many people on differnt forums find the same camera with the same pictures wink

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UCOF
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Posted:and that they argue about the size of the memory card in the camera too! biggrin

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Frulein


Frulein

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Posted:ubblol Very good....

"I see," said the blind man.

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Hairy Tait
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Posted:Yeah they're dead good Photo's.....Hoax or no Hoax...I still think it would be as scary as... being in that forest/ruin on yer own in the mist..... but i would like to know where that is.....

It's a very interesting story, Future Boy....!

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Parafinfairy
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Location: Adelaide, Australia

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Posted:They are really good pics and very scary! I can't see the skull though...!

Slicing the Loaf as we speak.

I need it..... Trust me!

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Posted:me neither.

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the_seal


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Location: Oz

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Posted:hehehe - caught out already. They are the result of some very well done photoshopping and a great story. It was originally doen by one of the ultra creative guys over at http://forums.somethingawful.com
so credit where credit is due smile

Sorry for the hoax but I couldn't resist after getting hooked so well on the original posting of these and then watching the GTAForums guys go nuts over them.

The original thread is here *WARNING - MAY CONTAIN ADULT CONTENT AS GOONS HAVE TEETH* http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthr...hreadid=1194390


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Fuero


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Posted:That's one good photoshopper, noticed the strange tree?
There's a cat with eerie eyes up there...


Hmm, there's gotta be something round and shiny, I can play with

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the_seal


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Posted:There are also monkey and spider shapes in those tree shots along with the eyes smile

By embodying a nolstalgia for the past in new materials we retard an acceptance of the present and by extension, the future, because the future is in the present
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