How to Fake a U.F.O Picture


Introduction: How to Fake a U.F.O Picture

Have you ever wanted to fake a U.F.O picture to freak out your friends or stump the experts? Well this is the instructable for you!

Step 1: What You'll Need

First off your gonna need a camera the quality doesn't matter your also gonna nee
- 2 paper plates
- some scotch tape
- a dome shaped lid

Step 2: Make Yourself a U.F.O

Get your paper plates and stack them like in the photo below tape along the edges
Optional- put your dome shaped lid directly in the center and tape it down

Step 3: Taking the Picture

Now comes the hard part i would suggest that you use 2 people one to take the picture and one to throw the "U.F.O.". Throw your "U.F.O." like a frizbe and then take the picture at the perfect time and it'll look seemless



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    it's always worked for me to just take a picture of the actual ufo rather than fake one, but then again, I work in Area 51.

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    Yes I worked at AAR51 as well. MJ24. I ran security in tunnels and flashed escapees who learned to dematerialize at Dulce making it through levels w/o the elevator. We ran triangles we built ourselves using hijacked parts once but our shop had to be destroyed when I retired so took only the info with me. We were working on a stardrive with bonded silicon bead polarizing shell. It tested fine but one of the senior guys over me thought he could pilot and in less than 14 seconds went from our Utah facility to somewhere beyond Mars they say and never came back. We always assumed he didn't know how to steer and ran into something big.

    you dont work in area 51


    sure the tricky part is putting in the fake trees and stuff...shadows are a KILLER!!!

    what do fake trees have anything to do with it


    well, since I have pics of REAL ufo's nobody believes it unless I put in fake backgrounds.

    get a glow-stick (chemical light), tape it to the underside of the u.f.o, lob it with lots of spin when its dark with the light on
    or you could use leds... maybe make a line of them with diferent colours...
    ta-daaa! multi coloured, lit up u.f.o.'s... start a scare!

    5/5*, time to fool everyone >:)

    even better is get yourself 3 helium ballons some string a 3 flairs.

    i used to do this with aluminum foil circles and held it up by fishing wire, nobody could see the fishing wire... it was awesome.

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    there is wire out there wich is stronger than fishing wire, and more invisible. they are available in any magic store, cost about $2/10-20 feet