A Rash of Recent Photos

In the past few months I have had a steady stream of photos sent in to MUFON of Tennessee.  People are excited and feel that they have really captured a UFO.  Unfortunately, often, what they have captured is a Lens Flare.  This is a digital artifact of photographing a bright object such as a bright light, the sun or even a bright moon.  A good way to judge, at least initially, is to determine if the object could be seen with the naked eye.  If not,  It is highly likely that you have captured a Lens Flare.  Here are a few examples….

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