August 8, 2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada – 8:43 PM PDT





Description: This past August I went on a trip with my family to Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. We stayed at the Excalibur Hotel in the heart of Vegas. The window of our hotel room was nothing special besides a good view of the Nevada skyline. Being a helicopter buff myself, and the fact that helicopters are being flown on a constant basis in Las Vegas, out of the thousands of times I heard the choppers flying over this one particular time I had tried to snap a picture of one out our Hotel window. I also decided to take a photo of the helicopter in a negative setting on my cell phone. Now originally I hadn’t noticed the phenomenon until this past Christmas at a family gathering until I had scrolled through my photos. I would love to be able to help describe what the negative setting picked up in the first photo, but I cannot. I also managed to capture the helicopter in the top right corner as well. The second photo was taken under regular settings, but was a little too late to catch the chopper, but the two were taken 3 minutes apart. Evidence of date and time is also attached as I took a screenshot of my phone while in the details to both images. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via email or call me. I am dying to hear what you have to say about what this could be because myself and my entire family don’t have the slightest clue. Thanks.

Note: I am not sure what settings that the witness used to taken the cellphone photo. This question has been posed to the witness. The photo under “normal settings” was taken 3 minutes after the top photo. The second photo does not show the UFO nor any helicopters.

Update – Feb 19, 2014: The witness responded to my questions as follows:
1. I have a HTC One, Rogers Wireless cell phone.
2. Correct, the camera setting used on my phone is called “negative”.
Thanks for responding, I am looking forward to hearing what you have to say about my photos.

Another Response From Witness (Feb 19, 2014): No, I could not visibly see the object with the naked eye nor did I notice it looking through the phone as the picture was being taken, although my attention was directed at the helicopter. I wish I would have noticed it before I had left, otherwise I would have taken as many photos as possible.

Subsequent Response From Witness Clarifying Some Details: Great news, and yes I must admit I made the mistake in my first email depicting the order of the photos taken and the time difference between the two. I must have misread the metadata and also assumed the “normal” photo was taken first due to the fact there wasn’t a helicopter visible. My time setting on my phone is in digital mode so I will also say that the time/metadata was correct. As in my first email, I took the second photo in regular settings, but my reaction to the sound of the helicopter was too late by the time I pulled out my phone and made it to the window. It seems I had just made it in time to catch the helicopter in the top right corner when I took the first photo in the “negative” setting. I hope that answers your the last email you sent. Thanks for all the time and effort you have invested in these photos and if you have more questions I am more than willing to answer.

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2 Responses to August 8, 2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada – 8:43 PM PDT

  1. Barbara G. says:

    It’s possible that this person might have stumbled onto a easy way to actually see UFOs that may be equipped with cloaking devices like the ones depicted in Star Trek. If the photo was on the level, then I would suggest that anyone with a cell phone start doing the same thing and see just what is flying around in our skies we can’t see.

    • Administrator says:

      Good point. My cell phone camera doesn’t have this setting. I am not sure what cell phone models have this capability. That is something that I need to research. I did an “inversion” of the regular image taken, but no objects were revealed. The photos were taken a few minutes apart.

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