Digital cameras CAN see buried gold

Charlie P. (NY)

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We know there is gold in the asteroid belt. Millions of tons. Enough to devalue the currently available gold on Earth. 16 Psyche is the asteroid. At this point it is not cost effective to go and try and bring a chunk of it back.
 

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We know there is gold in the asteroid belt. Millions of tons. Enough to devalue the currently available gold on Earth. 16 Psyche is the asteroid. At this point it is not cost effective to go and try and bring a chunk of it back.

Exactly, even if it were possible to easily bring back , we wouldn't want to bring it back, because if we brought back millions of tons of it, it'd make your $1800 1 ounce bullion bar worth about $5 bucks!
 

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Here is a picture I took today of 90 ($90) buried Susan B Anthony one dollar ($1) gold plated coins. I have been taking pictures like this for the last two months or so and decided to start showing some today.

I first buried them last year so they were in the ground all winter long. Yesterday, I dug them up to see how they looked then reburied them within an hour after that.

I will be digging them up again then burry a hand full of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters to see what happens with them.

Enjoy this picture.

YES, I know the gold plating on these coins is not real gold.
 

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bfloyd4445

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Here is a picture I took today of 90 ($90) buried Susan B Anthony one dollar ($1) gold plated coins. I have been taking pictures like this for the last two months or so and decided to start showing some today.

I first buried them last year so they were in the ground all winter long. Yesterday, I dug them up to see how they looked then reburied them within an hour after that.

I will be digging them up again then burry a hand full of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters to see what happens with them.

Enjoy this picture.

YES, I know the gold plating on these coins is not real gold.
It works for me. I learned how in the late seventies while working at Rancho Seco atomic power plant as an electrician. The company that ran the plant had had a couple of accidents the last one when a back hoe hit a buried 4160 volt line that was not supposed to be there and this was the straw that broke the camels back and the company began seeking better methods to locate underground things. Now this company was a public utility company and I'm not gonna list the name of.This company had all the prints since they built the plant and were confident they knew were everything was until this series of accidents ending in the incident above. One of the electricians volunteered to solve their problem for them by pinpointing exactly where all buried electrical conductors were along the line they wished to dig. I discovered this because i became curious about this fellow electrician that was seemingly doing nothing all day but walking around with the labor crew and a back hoe with empty hands except for a couple of welding rods. He was an old codger that had been in the local for decades so i went over and asked him what he was doing and he explained. He was not onlt able to locate the buried conduets cables he could ascertain there exact depth. Chuckle..what he said that i boke out laughing he just smiled. He would first locate the exact location with his welding rods then make a 2nd or 3rd pass pointing them a bit down which he claimed was to determine the exact depth. Worked like a charm. I was lucky enough to have some free time to follow him around for a bit while a couple of things were pinpointed then the BH would dig. He would stop the bh driver when he had dug down to within a couple of inches and he would call over some pick and shovel laborers to finsih. I was amazed. He taught me how it worked and i can still dowser what ever i wish to this day. I am no where as good as he but i can find sewer pipes buried electrical etc. without much effort. He actually had a well drilling business on the side he had had since he was a kid and told me how he used to hand dig wells before he learned dowsing.
 

Charlie P. (NY)

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Here is a picture I took today of 90 ($90) buried Susan B Anthony one dollar ($1) gold plated coins. I have been taking pictures like this for the last two months or so and decided to start showing some today.

I first buried them last year so they were in the ground all winter long. Yesterday, I dug them up to see how they looked then reburied them within an hour after that.

I will be digging them up again then burry a hand full of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters to see what happens with them.

Enjoy this picture.

YES, I know the gold plating on these coins is not real gold.
There is no gold plating on Susan B. Anthony dollars. Nada. Zip. None. They are copper and nickel. That's it.
 

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Here is a picture I took today of 90 ($90) buried Susan B Anthony one dollar ($1) gold plated coins. I have been taking pictures like this for the last two months or so and decided to start showing some today.

I first buried them last year so they were in the ground all winter long. Yesterday, I dug them up to see how they looked then reburied them within an hour after that.

I will be digging them up again then burry a hand full of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters to see what happens with them.

Enjoy this picture.

YES, I know the gold plating on these coins is not real gold.
You say pictures you take of buried coins. You fail to say how deep you buried them and how the pictures were taken under what conditions, what type of camera or even what type of film or the time of day. Have you taken any pictures at night using no flash or using a flash? A lot of unanswered questions. What you posting does no one any good without the information I requested above.
 

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Here is a picture I took today of 90 ($90) buried Susan B Anthony one dollar ($1) gold plated coins. I have been taking pictures like this for the last two months or so and decided to start showing some today.
Whatever you did to get that photo will give the same results whether there are coins buried or not.
 

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Whatever you did to get that photo will give the same results whether there are coins buried or not.
Let's see if it's repeatable. I'm thinking if he dug them up then took the photo the halo in the soil is disturbed. No halo no aura. Just my 2.5 cents worth from playing with this technique.
 

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David Villanueva, has discovered that digital cameras can be easily adapted to reveal the location of buried treasure from up to several hundred yards away.

Having successfully used a Polaroid camera for photographing auras given off by buried metal for a number of years, David was horrified when Polaroid stopped making the film in 2005 and usable original film quickly became unavailable at any price. In the short-term alternative film is available, which photographs treasure auras at least as well as the original film but Polaroid’s recent decision to cease all instant film production would make photographing treasure auras history…unless digital cameras could be used.

However, digital camera technology is very different to that of film cameras and what worked with Polaroid failed with digital. A complete re-think was needed! The breakthrough came after David learned of treasure hunters successfully using a highly specialised digital camera to locate caches buried along Spanish mule-train trails. So clearly it was possible to photograph auras digitally but could it be done without spending a fortune on high-tech equipment? After three years of intensive research the answer is absolutely yes! Some, possibly many, popular digital cameras are up to the task.

Using readily available photographic accessories that anyone can easily attach, without causing damage, the digital cameras tested were able to record an aura, from a distance, on a single quarter-ounce (seven-gram) gold sovereign coin buried six inches (150mm) underground. In extensive field trials cameras located buried metal over two feet (610mm) deep and could discriminate between different metals. The cameras could be hand-held or tripod-mounted and could capture auras anytime during daylight hours in a wide range of weather conditions. A colleague invited to test the system, with his own camera, clearly demonstrated that no special skill or ability was necessary by obtaining an aura on the first attempt.

The attached digital photograph shows an aura from one ounce of buried gold.
interesting
 

Chingon559

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Here is a picture I took today of 90 ($90) buried Susan B Anthony one dollar ($1) gold plated coins. I have been taking pictures like this for the last two months or so and decided to start showing some today.

I first buried them last year so they were in the ground all winter long. Yesterday, I dug them up to see how they looked then reburied them within an hour after that.

I will be digging them up again then burry a hand full of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters to see what happens with them.

Enjoy this picture.

YES, I know the gold plating on these coins is not real gold.
Good day!!! I have been trying to get good results and no luck. I have the Canon rebel 350d. I also have filters 680, 720, 820 and 007. Can you tell me what settings are you using on your camara.? After 4 months of pics I don't have good results. I also don't have a good photo app on my chrome book. Please help.
 

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