pictures of the beautiful Utah countryside is part of
Tommy Woodard's job with the Utah Film Commission.
Recently, though, he captured something on film that's
worthy of the silver screen. That something just might be
a distance, it's just a speck. But when you zoom in,
things get interesting.
I was shooting the picture, I didn't see the object,"
Woodard said. "In relation to the ridge, it was
tilted at an angle right above the tree line."
the photo librarian for the Utah Film Commission, Woodard
shoots any location filmmakers might want to see. He shot
about 100 pictures the day he caught the startling images
of what might be a UFO.
all my pictures, I've never seen anything like this,"
picture that caused quite a commotion around the office
came from Provo Canyon.
didn't get out of the car when I took the specific
shot," Woodard recalled. "I just leaned up to
the car window, took the shot and kept driving.
had around 20 people giving me their opinions. We've all
come up with the same conclusion."
asked Jim Dilettoso to analyze the photo, look for
"fingerprints of a hoax," as he called them.
Here in Phoenix, Dilettoso has spent years doing
profession investigations of so-called UFO pictures. Some
of the pictures he's looked at have turned out to be
are remote-control helicopters, really good ones ...
blimps, could be that," he said. "It's a good
place to go play with all those things."
said the ratio of the object's length to its width and its
coloring match the profile of a classic UFO. The differing
textures of the top and bottom edges probably mean that
it's in flight. What's more, the digital picture shows no
evidence of tampering.
line: It's not a fake," Dilettoso said. "I can't
find any evidence that it was digitally faked."
he's not ready to say this is a flying saucer from another
just because it's a 20- to 30-foot object, a couple
hundred feet away, doesn't mean it's an alien
spacecraft," he said. "We then have a flying,
hovering disc-shaped object that goes into the category of
unknown aircraft because we don't have an aircraft on
Earth that can hover like that."
had some people say that it might be a bird," Woodard
said. "But how can that be a bird?"
said that no matter what it is, he's glad he was in the
right place in the right time to capture it on film.
just looks incredibly like the pictures that you've seen
on TV before," he said. "It's unidentified, it's
flying, and it's an object."
also is just about to complete his analysis of videotape
the Mexican air force recorded. That tape shows 11
mysterious balls of light, objects some are calling