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Re: Portraits Of Abductees

From: Michael Hughes <michaelmhughes.nul>
Date: Sat, 5 May 2012 07:25:38 -0400
Archived: Sat, 05 May 2012 07:58:12 -0400
Subject: Re: Portraits Of Abductees

>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Fri, 4 May 2012 18:29:57 +0000
>Subject: Re: Portraits Of Abductees

>>From: Terry W. Colvin <fortean1.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 20:11:29 +0700 (GMT+07:00)
>>Subject: Portraits Of Abductees


>>Date: May 3, 2012 8:00 PM


>>Portraits of Abductees

>>New York photographer Steven Hirsch has put together a number of
>>portraits of Alien Abductees placed next to their hand-drawn
>>images which are supposed to depict the details of the
>>abduction. He visited this year's International UFO Conference
>>to meet, photograph and interview people who avow close contact
>>with extraterrestrials. He said:

>>"I don't want my audience to have any preconceptions about these
>>people before they see my images and read their words.

>>My interviews barely break the surface of what is going on in
>>their lives... or in their minds. I'm not an analyst, my
>>questions are not intended to find answers but to allow people
>>to tell us their stories."


>I kept wondering whether the startled look in the individuals'
>photos was because of the deliberate lighting used by the
>photographer. Or, a characteristic of the individual themselves.

>[And with the exception of the 'demented-looking' man, all the
>eyes looked the same... as if they were a common-marker for
>abduction --ebk]

I'm pretty sure the photographer brightened their eyes in
Photoshop. Much more dramatically than is the norm in portrait
photography it's common to whiten the whites of the eyes, but
this seems deliberately exaggerated for effect.


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