June 20th 2004

Columbus, Ohio - Oblong Caught On Film

Date: June 20, 2004
Time: 7:00 a.m.

Number of witnesses: Just the 1
Number of objects: 1
Shape of objects: Oblong

Full Description of event/sighting: I'm a professional photographer. A client hired me to shoot some building pictures. The building faces North, so I wanted to get the shot very early. I was there at sun rise, (6:30 am or so) On each scene of the building, I shoot four or five shots, varying the zoom, but not the angle . On one sequence I shot four shots. On the second shot there was an object in the sky. The shutter speed was set at 60th, and the object is blurred some. It appears to have two small attachments to it. It is not a bird or plane. I can e-mail you the shot if you wish. I have been a pro since 1970, and shot a lot of outdoor shots. This one has me stumped. This was shot on a Nikon D100 digital camera, using a 17mm to 35mm zoom lens. This is a quality camera and lens. The lens costs more than the camera. Neither is prone to malfunction, and the lens is known for it's anti-flare. If you look closely at the image, you can see the object in the sky is lit by the sun in the correct angle. In my mind, this eliminates the malfunction theory.

Thank you to the witness for the report and the photo.

Brian Vike, Director
HBCC UFO Research


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