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The Somerton Man Case. The body of a man found on an Australian beach close to a major Atomic Testing ground, he was probably poisoned, a copy of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and an unbroken Code page found and associated to him. Set against a Cold War background in 1948, was this man a spy? We think so and this blog focuses on the evidence that was left behind and in some cases missed, the Code page, Dry Cleaning numbers, A Poem and a small, torn piece of paper bearing the words TAMAM SHUD.

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

SOMERTON MAN: How to Access the Real Code

Accessing Hidden Micro Writing
In the Somerton Man Code Page

This is an overview without audio and it should be noted that in the clip I use the full code page.

You would find it better if you simply use a standard digital camera to take a close up image of a group of any 3 or 4 letters from the code in high resolution and using a fairly strong back light.

Next, load those images to your computer and then apply the tools shown in this clip adjusting the Hardness and Tolerance controls if needed,

Note that each individual letter on the code page has dark and lighter shades of grey.

The process used is aimed at making the lighter shades even lighter by using the colour change tool,

This has the effect of adding greater contrast to the darker areas which reveal the hidden micro codes.

This is a very basic method and I use other tools within the editing package plus I print out images at various stages for further close up examination.

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