How can we tell if the information about the Lochness monster is true ? The answer
to this is complicated. Many of us won’t actually believe something, until we
see it for our own eyes. Yeah, there’s scientists and researchers that analyze the
information to learn if it’s real or not, but hearing the information isn’t quite as reliable as
actually witnessing it yourself. Throughout the years of the legend, people have given
true or false information about the monster. For example, photographs, stories, and
sightings of it. Even if the legend of the Lochness monster is true or not, I intend to find
out the truth.
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Wilson, who is the mastermind behind the photograph known as “The Surgeons Photo”
that had gotten much attention was a hoax. Many people believed his story of seeing the
monster himself and taking the picture, it even made headlines of newspapers and on TV.
His basic motive for all of what had happened was revenge towards the newspaper
articles humiliating him over a photo he had taken of hippo tracks.
Then, are the other top photo scandals of the monster. First, is “The Spray
Photograph” taken by Hugh Gray, it is an interesting piece of photography. Why? It
looks like a worm in the ocean that was spray painted, with the shape of a dog’s face in
the background. Next, is “The Mcnab Photo” by Peter Mcnab. Near Urquhart Castle is
where Mcnab claimed to have seen the monster barely with its back above the water.
However, researcher Roy Mackal examined the photo and did a comparison between the
photo he had showed the media and the negative of the photo. Therefore, it was exposed
as a scam. In the following, is “The Flipper Photo” by Dr. Robert Rines of the Academy
of Applied Science. The photo that looked like the flipper of some kind of sea creature
was taken by an underwater camera by Dr. Rines' boat when on an expedition. Just like
Mcnabs photo, the photo that was shown to the public of the flipper, wasn’t as accurate
as the picture that the camera had originally recorded. It had been analyzed as a scam as
the others were.
All in all, the legend of the Lochness monster has been...