Recent congressional hearings about UFOs and UAPs have had X-Files fans screaming, “I told you so!” at every alien skeptic around. The topic is a polarizing one for most people. It could be years before there’s any definitive clarity from the government. No one on the staff here has taken any photos of UFOs, but here are some articles on related topics that we’ve featured before.
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The CIA Checklist On UFO Sightings
A series of outstanding, high-resolution images taken by a man in the 1950s prompted the CIA to look closer at UFO sightings happening in the USA. They also started getting floods of queries about UFOs when they declassified a Flying Saucer report in 1953. This prompted them to issue guidelines on how the public could take better UFO photos. Read more about this in our article here.
Lars Stieger’s Spaceships
A clever reimagining of buildings and architectural elements makes Lars Stieger’s photos from his series Spaceships, look like actual alien aircraft. Some images even remind me of scenes from spacecraft seen in science fiction movies. The muted colors help add to the mystery of what the structures really are.
Amr Elshamy And His “House”
Some really clever handiwork and camera placement went into the making of this UFO abduction photograph. It took him around two months to create this. Read the article to find out more about what went into the creation.
Icy Out-Of-This-World Landscapes
No, this isn’t a scene from the Xenomorph Queen’s hive in the film Aliens. Julien Palast says his series Stellar was entirely made of images of ice formations. The neon lighting definitely had me confused.
Otherworldly Abstracts By Katinka Schuett
Her photo series Cosmis Drive consists of conceptual images intersecting realistic scientific components. It developed out of a strong interest for science during her artistic career.
Expired Films Turns Earthly Landscapes Into Other Planets
The aptly named TWILIGHT series was shot across Europe between 2014 and 2016. But look at the photos, and you might be instantly reminded of science fiction TV shows from the 60s and 70s. Øystein Sture Aspelund creates an intricate body of nostalgic images with expired analog films.
Explore Space Fashion In “Mission To Mars”
Creativity for some photographers knows no bounds, and Colin Anderson is one such talented artist. His limitless imagination comes to life in a space-themed series called Mission To Mars. Many countries have already begun official programs to see how to inhabit the Red Planet, so Colin’s vision might be a reality in the near future.
All images are the copyright of the respective photographers. The lead image is by Katinka Schuett