The Model Spy

Lenny La Rue, IPA

Sacramento, United States

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In April of last year, I was out in Weedy Field practicing with my new Nikon D80, shooting at anything that moved; some dead stuff too. :-D I heard a noise from above and couldn’t figure out what it was because I saw the airplane but it was making far too much noise to be so high up in the sky. It took at least 15 minutes for me to get the perspective right: it was a model plane close to the ground. LOL!

I started shooting long before I started wondering why or what was going on and I actually got some great shots of it with my new telephoto lens. When my neck started hurting enough, I quit and looked around to see who was operating it and didn’t see a soul – until the plane landed by a truck isolated at the other end of the parking lot. The guy popped out of the truck and started hustling the plane into the bed. It looked really suspicious to me so I started walking towards him to see what was up. (Yeah, dumb as dirt but curiosity killed… well, you know!) The guy was furtive when I reached him but he showed me the plane and told me a bit about it. Then I saw the camera taped to the plane’s belly. He didn’t want to explain that so I didn’t press him on it but secretively got shots of him and the truck on my way back to work.

I checked with security about the man doing aerial surveillance of my place of work and was told that the photographs were being used to make pictures to hang on the walls and they showed me 5 of them. Well honestly, this plane wasn’t any more than 100 feet off the ground and the shots I was shown were from a much higher distance so someone was lying and it remains a mystery today.

Anyone wanna vote for Homeland Security? LMFAO!!!

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