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Re: Trent Photos Deemed 'Hoax'

From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2012 15:58:32 +0000 (GMT)
Archived: Mon, 24 Dec 2012 05:16:31 -0500
Subject: Re: Trent Photos Deemed 'Hoax'


>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2012 16:16:49 -0500 (EST)
>Subject: Re: Trent Photos Deemed 'Hoax'

>>From: David Rudiak <drudiak.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:39:28 -0800
>>Subject: Re: Trent Photos Deemed 'Hoax'

>>>Tony Bragalia has 'determined' that Trent hoaxed his photos
>>>because more photos on the same roll of film* show his 9 year-
>>>old son standing on a ladder in the same yard with the same
>>>cloud cover.

><snip>

>>>*Note that one commenter to Bragalia's Blog stated that the shot
>>>of Trent's son was taken by Life magazine not Trent.

>>More than one commentator on Bragalia's blog and
>>ufocon.blogspot.com has noted that the shot of Trent's son was
>>in fact taken by the LIFE photographer. I likewise noted that
>>FACT over on Kevin Randle's blog today.

>>The LIFE Trent photoshoot used to be on Google images, but has
>>been removed for some reason. The Trent son on the ladder was
>>clearly part of the photoshoot, complete with the LIFE
>>"watermark" at the bottom of the photo.

>>So far Tony Bragalia has not acknowledged he is dead wrong about
>>this.

>I agree that the "ladder shot" was by the LIFE photographer who
>took many pictures of the Trents and their house and nearby
>scenery.

>David Rudiak has presented his typically erudite response to
>Bragalia and Randle. Here is my response... written years
>before Bragalia and Randle leapt into the "McMinnvile Photo
>fray".

>See:

>http://www.brumac.8k.com/trent2.html

>and two related papers with mostly technical details:

>http://www.brumac.8k.com/trent1.html

>http://www.brumac.8k.com/trent1b.html

>Unlike the critics, I spoke numerous times with Evelyn Trent
>during the main period of my investigation (1974 - 1977, 1980
>approx).

<snip>

>After all is said and done I would say to the
>skeptics, believe what you will.

>As for me, IMHO it was real.

I am hearing rumours that certain researchers, one of whom is no
stranger to this List, are on the brink of publishing an
analysis which they believe is proof of a hoax. I have it on the
authority of a third party - a 'usually reliable source' - that
cunning digital enhancement has revealed the presence of a
string or wire support. Since several people over the years have
tried to find such a thing, without success, it will be
interesting to see what the new claim amounts to.


Martin Shough




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