Friday, 19 October 2018

Steve Feltham - The Film




I have been wondering if Steve would ever write a book on his life at Loch Ness in pursuit of the monster, but it appears the film of his life will appear first! According to the Herald, Ridley Scott's advertising company will shoot a seven minute advert of his life for computer hard drive companies Lacie and Seagate with the theme "nothing is impossible - dream big". I look forward to seeing this.




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32 comments:

  1. Looks like those 26 years at loch Ness finally paid off. Good luck in Hollywood Steve, don't let it go to your head. ;)

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  2. Exciting times for Steve, good luck to him and i just hope its a good one without catfish involved.

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  3. I agree its great for mr feltham and also good for the loch nes mystery!his dedication is good for the mystery and his debunking of hoaxes are important..ie the bird shite on the window! But i agree about the catfish theory..i remember mr feltham ruling out sturgeon cus they didnt resemble the witness's description..but in my humble neither do catfish as they come up head first and look nothing like the sightings reports..so i find that a strange one! But good luck to him and i look forward to the film...cheers Roy

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    1. He didn't debunk it in my opinion. But its all about opinions, eh Roy?

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    2. Yeah of course its about opinons..but in my opinion the whole story was rather muddled and mr felthams holiday house fitted the foto bob on! Great work by him!! Another one bites the dust...Roy

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    3. You agree about the catfish theory,THEN you disagree about it being a catfish...which is it then???

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  4. He's already the subject of a 'Great Big Story' short:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbOKVnpEBgI

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    1. With his new found prosperity from his life story rights, adverts and royalties, Steve can now upgrade to a more luxurious lifestyle on the Loch. I wish him well and good fortune, he deserves it.

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  5. Its good to know that someone is watching the loch 24/7 although i think Steve is limited in having a chance of a sighting with his permanant post in Dores.

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    1. I don't think anyone can do 24/7 watching - especially when half of that 24 is night time. :)
      I don't know how often Steve is there 12 months a year, I think he is married now and that does require some time as well!

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    2. Oh that's right! Somewhere I had heard that he was married now, so they both couldn't possibly be living in that mobile library! I don't think his missus would stand for that! I would assume he's only there occasionally now, when he needs some time to himself and do some Nessie lookout.

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  6. Well by 24/7 i meant full time. Obviously nobody can watch it every hour of every day.Its good to know there is someone there watching full time, if you know what i mean.

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  7. married ?

    to another person ?

    hes no longer a nessie geek then, have him hand in his union card, badge and ceremonial apron.

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    1. * Married? To another person? * Umm, I think that's how it works John. :)

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  8. Steve Feltham is a top bloke, good luck to him.

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  9. Thanks for the words of support here. let me put a few details right.
    Firstly, yes I have just spent the last two weeks filming with Alexander Farrell. He is making a ten minute portrait of a monster hunter that turns into an advert. The type you see in the cinema when by accident you have arrived too early for the film. It is filmed specifically for that big screen feel, very high quality.
    He has a wish to make it into a film but as yet no plans.
    This was all told to Mike merritt the reporter, but he chose to write his story instead, playing up the future film, and playing down what we are currently up to.
    You should bare in mind that it was Mike 3 years ago that told the world that I was quiting hunting because I was convinced nessie is a catfish, again he got the wrong end of the stick, on that occasion I only said to him that catfish was my best current guess, not the final solution. Also I never told him that I was quiting, nor returning to dorset. That was his creative additions.
    I think that last time I posted in this group I mentioned that most of the current pictures that are making it into the media are coming via this same reporter.
    As to my private life, myself and Hilary have been partners for about 12 or 13 years now, maybe more. We once had a "wedding ceremony" in an inflatable church at RockNess Festival, not recognised legally an unofficial bonding in front of a large number of our friends. Enough for us. So no iam not 'married'
    Hilary has a house in town, I have my home here on Dores beach. Everything I own is here in my van, this is my home. A couple of nights a week I may stay at hilarys once or twice a week she might stay here at dores, well she will if its sunny anyway.
    So to put your minds at rest, my home is here on Dores beach, the vast amount of my time is spent watching and pondering this beautiful loch,hunting for answers here is what I consider I do, nothings set in stone about a film, don't believe all that Mike merritt writes... and that Dodd of shite on the holiday cottage window does clearly demonstrate the most plausible explanation ofwhat must have happened, a landscape photograph can only line up correctly to one point, and that photograph only lines up on that cottage. All you have to do is walk up to it and you will be forced to agree.... Maybe next time your up?

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  10. Nice to clear things up Steve, but catfish in loch ness? I doubt it.

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    1. A thirty foot or more catfish at that, yes unlikely, with all due respect to Steve. As unlikely as Steve Plambeck's Giant Salamander, unlikely, but not impossible in that case. Adrian Shine has his Sturgeon in lieu of a better candidate, Dick Raynor has nothing, but continues to search for an explanation. At least they're not as closed minded as other staunch skeptics who proclaim absolutely nothing there but hallucinations, imaginations and mistaken identities. I may be wrong, but I think GB has surmised once or twice that it could be a big fish type creature with an appendage breaking the surface that could be mistaken for a neck, one of his best guesses. But that doesn't account for the land sightings! He may be pulling my leg on that one. I am more apt to think in terms of a giant eel like creature a la Roy Mackal's mutated, thick bodied eel. So, you see, everybody has they're own opinions and best guesses. Anything but a Plesiosaur, please! OK, an evolved Plesiosaur, happy? As far as I'm concerned it's still up in the air. But anything is possible!...I guess... except me winning the lottery and living to 150 to enjoy it. If it finally turned out to be Steve's giant catfish, within my lifetime, I'll personally go up there to Loch Ness and kiss his arse!

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  11. Just my best guess at the moment, iam not exclusively hunting for a catfish, it just ticks more boxes for me than a.. . Well what is your best guess?

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  12. For me it has to ve a creature that fits the sightings reports...otherewise we may as well say they are all mistakes or lies! I think it is an unknown creature..maybe an evolved one of one we know..cud be a strange shaped fish( like one washed up after tsunami) that looks like the shape of sightings or maybe an amphibian with a newt thpe shape where stretching out cud give off a thicker middle therefore making the front look like a neck! Plus we cant rule out an unknown reptile as they have prooved they can adapt to colder waters ie.terrapins and turtles and some have adapted other ways to breathe and stay under water for long long periods! Also ted holiday prooved that there is things out out there with similar shapes to sightings that we dont know about! Catfish dont fit any sighting reports and no history of them bin introduced that far up! Thats my humble anyway...an unknown creature..cheers Roy

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  13. Im on the big amphibian side.Some eye witness accounts describle a long thin neck standing up whilst others say slightly thicker and more straight out.The tail could be responsible for the long neck sightings whilst a thicker bodied amphibian could indeed make the front portion of the animal more neck like, matching the other witness accounts. The truth is nobody knows and all the different opinions are fantastic. One of us is right and maybe one day we will find out who.

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  14. Sounds like you've been visiting Steve Plambeck's site Gezza. Specifically:

    http://thelochnessgiantsalamander.blogspot.com/2013/02/a-new-morphology-vs-classic-sightings.html

    And he does make some good arguments. I suppose it's possible...but, unlikely in my humble opinion :)

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  15. I have always felt it could be an amphibian John Alvarado.I remember reading Mackal's book and thinking the amphibian fitted the bill because they could breathe underwater.

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    1. Yeah, could be amphibian. I was just referring to your tail as head and neck comment as an answer to such sightings. And yes Mackal was a proponent of the amphibian theory. His list of candidates ran the gamut from mollusk, sirenian, amphibian, thick bodied eel (my favorite), to the zeuglodon. I think he finally gave up on Nessie and went looking for Mokele-mbembe in deep darkest Africa.

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  16. I think we have a large creature which isn’t a plesiosaur, but has one or two anatomical features which when seen in a certain way enable an eyewitness to fill in the blanks based on the ever-present plesiosaur-shape theory. I believe we have something which breathes underwater, displays at least one large protruding hump, and also a pole-like appendage. Due to the latter I think there’s something more than large catfish in there. Though I concede that a number of hump sightings could possibly be down to catfish. I’ve arrived at the conclusion that land sightings are in the most part mistakes and hoaxes, but I remain open to the possibility that a small percentage may be genuine.

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  17. It looks like a plesiosaur but doesnt mean it is one! I believe there cud be a few things that resemble the shape of a plesiosaur that we havnt discovered. The tullimunstrem was a new one..thought not as big of course!! And i believe an ageing big newt type of amphibian thats thickened in the midrift cud look plesiosaur like when moving in certain ways especially if the middle rises( which happpens) to give off a hump! An intrestin sighting u will find was mid 90's near dores ..seen by 3 diffrent parties at same time in evening...2 of the groups drew what they saw..intrestingly the neck wasnt swan like it was more straight on with big hump behind it...i can imagine a large newt type creature giving offf this image. Yeah roy( great name) makal favoured a large amphibian in beginning but for me he tried to fit a long neck in saying it was evolved so it cud fit nessie description...he then changed his mind a few times..classic example of none of us knowing wat it is..guesswork really.new discovery for me jn my humble..cheerrs Roy

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  18. It could be an unknown unknown, rather than an unknown known. That's my guess anyhow. Maybe that's why we've gotten nowhere with the whole mystery.

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  19. I saw Tim Dinsdale on the In Search Of TV Series say that he believed it was an evolved species of plesiosaur. Anyway, how did we get away from talking about Steve Feltham? Oh well, he's probably tired about us carrying on about him. He's no big mystery anymore. LOL

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  20. We got away from Steve Feltham because of the catfish. I think most of us agree that there are no big catfish in the loch.

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  21. Could be a undiscoverd seal that can reach the ocean and back into the loch and a lot of them too...It's not just in loch Ness but in other lakes connected to oceans..

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