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Friday, August 22, 2014

High Strangeness Synchronicity

An ultra high strangeness event took place on Thursday involving a report received by Linda Moulton Howe, a book Whitley Strieber was writing, and one of the strangest photographs we have ever seen. The image shows a small entity about 44 inches tall. It looks like a garden gnome, complete with the familiar red conical cap. Such creatures were first describe in the historical record during the time of the Roman Empire, and the first image of one is a 2,000 year old wood carving that was found in Norway. At the moment Whitley Strieber received this image, he was writing a chapter of a new nonfiction book that was actually about the small blue figures that are commonly observed by close encounter witnesses, and was actually speculating about a Germanic version called kobolds who are said to live underground.


One of our photoanalysts offered this commentary: "The file's EXIF data looks totally clean, and matches the description given. The camera was a Bolymedia hunting camera, and all the image specs seem to be correct in the given context. It's certainly one of the oddest manifestations I've ever seen." It should be noted that the camera involved records the time that photos are made, and the three pictures (the one above plus two others) were taken just 1 second apart. For more detail about his report, listen to his statement as read in Linda's interview. A detailed report with more images will be posted on Earthfiles.com late on Saturday, August 23.

This is an email from the witness who found these photos on his trailcam:

"I have a cabin north of Pittsburgh in the mountains of Western Pennsylvania where I enjoy the summer months. I have a game camera set up in the woods to capture images of the abundant wildlife in the area. I've been using one for almost 20 years now. Three weeks ago, after checking my camera, I discovered a series of three images of a creature that I have NEVER seen before. The images were taken consecutively and 1-second apart. It is not a leaf in the foreground or any type of weed or plant. My camera detects heat and motion, so whatever this was, it gave off heat and also moved. I've left the camera in the same spot all summer now in hopes of capturing more images of it, but I have not. My father and I also took comparison pictures to determine the height of this creature. It stands approximately 44-inches tall.

"All I can say is, to me, it looks like a gnome, troll or brownie of some sort. In picture #1 (200 .jpg), the creature is walking towards the camera. It has a pink pig-like face, bulbous black eyes and a bizarre coned head. His legs are skinny. It's not until pictures #2 (201 .jpg) and #3 (202 .jpg) where you can see the coned head seems to be a hat with a white ball on top. Also, in picture #2 his back is now facing towards the camera and it looks like he's wearing leather of some sort. I've gotten pictures of unknown things before with my game camera, but always dismissed them because it was always one photo. With only one photo, it could be explained away as a bird taking flight with an upturned wing, a trick of light, lens flare, or misidentification or whatever. But, with three images, all showing pretty much the same creature, well . . . now I'm stumped."

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Kind of a mild synchronicity about the chapter Whitley was writing, but the photos are profoundly strange. Too bad it didn't get closer to the camera!

I don't see the "red cap" being referred to, rather it looks purple to me, as if it's part of the "head". The body looks red. Other than "gnome", I can only think it's some kind of large bird, and what we're seeing as "eyes" are some other feature (since we're programmed to see faces.)

Also problematic in the analysis is there's a presumption of distance to the camera, and that it's standing on the ground. I don't think we can rule out it's actually hovering and much closer to the camera, like some kind of bird. That would explain the much different look of the thing between photos #1 and #3. What was the shutter speed of the camera? If it was somewhat slow, wing flap might be totally blurred and invisible. But admittedly, this would be a stretch for explaining photo #1.

I'm sure I've seen an illustration in some old fairy tale book that looks just like this. I did an online search but couldn't find anything. I saw this as a child, so that's a long time ago. This character is soooo familiar!

I have actually seen a gnome, which gave me pause, but if I saw that creature walking towards me in the woods I would faint dead away. It does look like Dobby from Harry Potter.

I am coming to consider more & more that the secret of the visitors, the supernatural, and many cryptids is the mastery of frequency modulation & manipulation. Interstellar travel by folding space & creating wormholes may indeed be possible and currently employed; but I'm thinking the multitude & variety of manifestations has more to do with frequency which apparently can be controlled by consciousness.

Craft of unknown origin are reported by varying sources as being bio-mech - that the occupant beings have a symbiotic connection with their equipment, so maybe when the being changes/manipulates their frequency it causes their craft & equipment to match frequencies and come along for the trip! Just a thought or two...

I don't see any gnome in that picture. Just a red leaf.

Okay - I see what is being talked about now. Had to look at it from the Earthfiles site.

Unfortunately what it looks like to me is something (a leaf maybe) attached to the branch in the foreground. It appears to be out of focus just like the branch which would mean that it is at the same distance in the foreground. The camera is focused on the background.

Just another example of our amazing mind and how it loves to make patterns.

Cool stuff...

OK I went to Earthfiles and checked out the other pics and I take back my previous remarks of it being a leaf. Now I don't have a clue what it is! Very strange indeed.

I really would love to see evidence of such beings however it looks to me someone swung a garden gnome, you can get a Walmart, in front of the camera from above using fishing line. The legs is what to me gives it away since they seem to be just steaks used to secure the ornament by pushing them into the ground.

I really would love to see evidence of such beings however it looks to me someone swung a garden gnome, you can get a Walmart, in front of the camera from above using fishing line. The legs is what to me gives it away since they seem to be just steaks used to secure the ornament by pushing them into the ground.

I really would love to see evidence of such beings however it looks to me someone swung a garden gnome, you can get a Walmart, in front of the camera from above using fishing line. The legs is what to me gives it away since they seem to be just steaks used to secure the ornament by pushing them into the ground.

I really would love to see evidence of such beings however it looks to me someone swung a garden gnome, you can get a Walmart, in front of the camera from above using fishing line. The legs is what to me gives it away since they seem to be just steaks used to secure the ornament by pushing them into the ground.

I really would love to see evidence of such beings however it looks to me someone swung a garden gnome, you can get a Walmart, in front of the camera from above using fishing line. The legs is what to me gives it away since they seem to be just steaks used to secure the ornament by pushing them into the ground.