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102,128. Is your wife a goer, eh? Know what I mean, know what I mean, nudge nudge … nudge nudge, say no more … a nod’s as good as a wink to a blind bat … nudge, nudge, say no more … Is your wife interested in photographs, eh? (Wife & Photography) Monty Python’s Flying Circus s1e3, BBC 1969
98,508. I realized these were all the snapshots which our children would look at someday with wonder, thinking their parents had lived smooth, well-ordered lives and got up in the morning to walk proudly on the sidewalks of life, never dreaming the raggedy madness and riot of our actual lives, our actual night, the hell of it, the senseless emptiness. Jack Kerouac, On the Road
85,027. Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment. Photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure. Tony Benn
85,028. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself. Edward Steichen
2,905. So there was a camera attached to the telescope. And with it Hubble photographs stars at the far reaches of the Milky Way. At that time the only known galaxy in the universe. On 6th October 1923 Hubble took a photograph that must rank as one of the most significant photographs ever taken. This photograph demonstrated for the first time just how vast the universe truly is. (Universe & Astronomy & Telescope & Stars & Photography) Michael Mosley, The Story of Science
3,110. Inside, the astrospies could look through a viewport and observe and photograph high priority targets in Russia and elsewhere. (Space & Spy & Camera & Photography) Nova: Astrospies
3,779. I saw structures on the moon. (Moon & Photography) Karl Wolfe, Langley Field technical air command
3,780. Clearly in these [moon] photographs were structures, mushroom- shaped buildings and towers. (Moon & Photography) Karl Wolfe, Disclosure Project
3,827. If the cameras were so difficult to manipulate, how were thousands of photos taken with crystal clarity and precise framing? But with closer examination Kaysing says flaws begin to emerge. Conspiracy theorists point out that lighting is a major flaw in the lunar photos. Case in point: on the moon the astronaut’s only source of light was the sun. Yet in this photograph from Apollo 14 the shadows are cast in different directions suggesting multiple light sources. And in this photo from Apollo 17 again the shadows are pointing in different directions ... Here’s an astronaut who descends into a huge shadow cast by the lunar module, yet his entire body is visible. How is it he is not shrouded in darkness? ... How could these backlit pictures be so detailed? ... Why do some of these images shot at different times and different places appear to have identical backgrounds? ... Background discrepancies are also apparent in the lunar video ... But in this photo, a cross-hair is behind a part of the lunar rover. And in this photo from Apollo 11 the equipment in the foreground in covering the cross-hair, not behind it. (Moon & Photography) Conspiracy Theory: Moon Landing Hoax aka Did We Land on the Moon?
3,837. Did it really happen? Did man really walk on the moon just as Kennedy had challenged NASA to do? The photos of the Apollo 11 moon landing have been criticised as being too perfect, and looking like they’ve been photographed inside a TV studio with spotlights. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) Chris Everard, Secret Space
3,839. Why did NASA repeatedly fake lunar images and photographs? Why did NASA stage lunar expeditions which did not happen? The answer will surprise you. It can be summarised in two words: Money and UFOS. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & NASA & Photography & UFO) ibid.
3,844. After looking carefully through hundreds of NASA photos returned to Earth by Orbiter 3 and its predecessor Orbiter 2, American author George Leonard published a book called Somebody Else is on the Moon. George Leonard presented many photos in his book, some showing very long tracks in the lunar dust. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) Chris Everard, Secret Space II
3,854. All of the photographs were faked ... The pictures that we see that allegedly were taken on the moon are absolutely perfect. Unfortunately, errors were made which are now being discovered. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) Bill Kaysing
3,858. Those photographs can be demonstrated not to have been taken on the lunar surface. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) Marcus Allen, Nexus Magazine
3,862. Every single mission was filmed and photographed here on Earth. It was called a training exercise. It was called a simulation. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) Marcus Allen, interview Theo Chalmers ‘On the Edge’
3,863. The photographs and the films that we have watched I’d say were taken here on Earth during the training and simulation exercises. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) ibid.
3,864. There is a big mystery as to how it got to the moon because there is no photograph, film or TV of the Rover being unloaded from the Apollo lunar lander. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) ibid.
3,865. In some, areas lit from behind which should be in deep shadow are bright and perfectly visible. In other pictures the shadows are at near right-angles suggesting two separate light sources. Perhaps most surprisingly there are no stars in the Apollo photographs even though they were taken from space. When the archive film is sped up the astronauts appear to be running at normal speed in terrestrial gravity. And why does the flag appear to be fluttering in the breeze even though there is no wind on the moon? ... The conspiracy theorists believe radiation is the final nail in the coffin. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography & Radiation) The Truth Behind the Moon Landings
3,868. The NASA pictures ... analysed contain many inconsistencies, a whole core of which have no rational explanation or excuse. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Nasa & Photography) Dr David Groves, physicist and holographic computer image analyst
3,869. It was Kodak film, and the sensitisation of the film was essentially the same as ordinary film at that time. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) H J P Arnold, Kodak 1966-1974
3,870. If some of the film was spoiled, it’s remotely possible they [NASA] may have shot some scenes in a studio environment to avoid embarrassment. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Nasa & Photography) Brian O’Leary, astronaut, first UFO conference Hawaii
3,874. What about the moon rocks, the laser reflector discs and the photographs of astronauts on the moon? The Apollo samples are not rocks gathered during moon walks … The December 1966 issue of National Geographic explains why no such reflectors are needed to bounce signals off the moon ... The photographs also fail under critical analysis: there are flags waving in the wind even though the moon sits in a vacuum ... Just the sheer perfection of the set-ups and appearances of the photos ... There is no fog on the film from immense temperature variations, no discoloration from radiation, no lightning streaks from micro-meteorites passing by. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Radiation & Photography) Apollo Zero
3,882. There is only one full-bodied picture of him [Neil Armstrong] on the moon. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon
3,883. It is clear that these scenes were lit with artificial light. These shadows which are cast at different angles are evidence that a second light source is being used. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) ibid.
3,891. A representative of mankind may well have gone to the moon in 1969 ... Images of the Apollo landings are not a true and accurate record of such an event. In our view the Apollo pictures were faked. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) David S Percy, co-author Dark Moon: Apollo & The Whistleblowers
3,892. After the camera has zoomed in, surprisingly, something comes between the camera and the earth partly obscuring the view. Obviously this could not happen if they were shooting directly out of the window. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) David S Percy
3,893. It would be totally impossible for an object to get in front of the reticule on the developed image. (Moon Landing Conspiracy & Photography) David S Percy
9,940. Photography threw down a huge challenge to those who painted or sculpted the human body. (Art & Painting & Sculpture & Photography) Tim Marlow, The Nude: The Enlightenment, Sky Arts 2012
10,199. [William Henry] Jackson’s photographs and [Thomas] Moran’s watercolours had an entirely unexpected outcome. Congressmen in Washington were so impressed by the spectacular images that they passed a bill designated the Yellowstone region, America’s first national park. (Art & Photography & Park) Andrew Graham-Dixon, Art of America 1/3, BBC 2011