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Surveillance Photo Contest: How good are your Eyes?

By The ITS Crew

Surveillance Photo Contest

Due to the overwhelming amount of questions that have been pouring in about the photo we used in our article PSD Concepts: How to Detect Surveillance and Counter, we’ve decided to come up with a contest.

In this contest we want you to name each item in the photo as well as what kind of vehicle (make & model) is shown in the photo.

This isn’t going to be our typical reader appreciation contest, so keep reading to find out all the requirements and details.

Contest

First off, let’s get into what we need in your entry:

  • Visit and Join our Flickr ITS Reader Photos Group! Feel free to share a photo while you’re there too.
  • Look and Observe in the Group, where you’ll find a hi-res image from our article you can use. There’s also an important hint in the photo description!
  • Post your Entry either back here in the comments, or in the photo comments on Flickr. List all the items in the photo (see the hint)
  • Win Big with the first correct answer naming all the items!

Prizes

The first correct answer stating all of the items wins a free ITS Tactical Challenge Coin, ITS Tactical Patch (your choice of color) and ITS Tactical Sticker. We’re going to let this contest go until someone wins!

Winner must be a member of the Flickr ITS Reader Photos Group to be eligible to win.

Thanks for your participation and supporting ITS Tactical! Good Luck!

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Discussion

  • Patrick Skinner

    1.) Bedside Urinal
    2.) Diet Mountain Dew
    3.) Glock26 with Magazine in
    4.) Nikon Action Series Binoculars (Either the 10x50CF or the 16x50CF… not sure)
    5.) Sun Shade for Front Window
    6.) Half full bottle of Zephyrhills Water
    7.) Cheeze-its and Pretzel Sticks
    8.) Uhhm an old photo of Eric S.?
    9.) Clipboard
    10.) Photo of Targets Home
    11.) Photo of the AO
    12.) Black Pen
    13.) Olympus Digital Camera (Looks like one of the Stylus Tough Shockproof waterproof cameras)
    14.) Toyota FJ Cruiser
    15.) Notepad
    16.) I can’t tell if that’s a lunch box or a CD case… I’m gonna go with CD case

    • Patrick Skinner

      Now that I look at it I’m pretty sure it’s not Eric S.
      Oh Well I gave it a pretty good shot.

    • Patrick Skinner

      I totally missed the multitool…

  • Ed O’Shea

    You forgot the piss bottle!

    • Patrick Skinner

      Nah I didn’t

      1.) Bedside Urinal

    • Ed O’Shea

      I need to eat more carrots… good obs on your part.

  • 1. Large reflective sunshade for car window
    2. Black capped pen, appears to be a generic design, either a ballpoint or a roller. Looks rather like a pilot fineliner.
    3. Yellow lined Notepad to take notes about activities of subject etc. Some items appear to repeat a bit, hard to see.
    4. Nikon Action 10×50 6.5° binoculars
    5. 9MM Glock 26 + night sights, with 12 a round magazine
    6. Something like “Cheez-It Baked Snack Assortment Party Mix” in a Ziploc bag
    7. Google maps split-pane view, Street view and map. Sat map printout showing a subject route, + spots where subject frequents (chokepoints). Picture with bridge in it a possible chokepoint, or where the subject lives. Lines on paper, looks like the printer had problems or that the ink is running out… possibly a laser printer
    8. Caselogic blue/gray 72 cd wallet
    9. Leatherman multitool (or other, but I think it’s an old leatherman)
    10. Silver 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser , does not appear to have the upgrade package
    11. Olympus stylus 720 SW
    12. Photo of Eric S. (CentcomSurvivor)
    13. 20 FL Oz (591ML) ‘Honor the Code’ Diet Mountain Dew
    14. Zephyrhills Natural Spring Water 0.5 liter – eco shape bottle
    15. Plastic Male urinal with lid, marked up to 1000cc’s
    16. 9×12 inch brown clipboard, metal clamp.

    Just joined the flickr group as ‘SverthSolaris’.

    • Addition for number 13:
      20 FL Oz (591ML) ‘Honor the Code’ Diet Mountain Dew, from the Halo: Reach promotion.

    • LOL, should have went through my list to finish writing before I posted it, sigh:
      12. Photo of subject to be watched or followed. Brent M. Piatti of OpOutpost… come to think of it, I don’t think I found a single photo of Eric S. with long facial hair, so there.

    • Patrick Skinner

      Eric S. Was the one that took the photo I think, so that was my best guess. I honestly couldn’t find photos of anyone, not Bryan Black, Brent, or anyone…

    • Same here, I looked through every single photo I could find by Eric (photobucket, flickr, its tactical, mil photos, and so on) without finding anyone who looked like the guy in the photo. His facial structure looks wider than Eric’s, could just be the washed out photo tho.
      Maybe it’s an ITS photo, not one by Eric… But it’s his car, so I don’t know. Either way, good exercise.

  • Grant D

    this is a picture of
    ~ Black interior of a Toyota FJ Cruser
    ~ the farmost Air location knob is turned to the far-most counter clockwise possition
    ~Middle temp. knob is set to the 3rd coolest setting
    ~ front window sun shade reflector
    ~Passanger door shut
    ~ glove box is shut
    ~both front seats are in the up right position
    ~Shifter is in P
    ~ E brake is off
    ~ blue cooler in back seat
    ~What appears to be a empty Diet Mtn Dew Honor the code bottle with lid in place
    ~ a half full Zephyrhills water bottle with lid in place
    ~an empty bed side urnal with lid in place
    ~a set of Nikon Action Series Binoculars
    ~a Olympus Digital Camera with wrist strap
    ~a yellow note pad with page(s) folded over top( notes half way down page, a few highleted in red)
    ~a small bag of Cheese-its( closed)
    ~a blue cd case( closed)
    ~a wooden clipboaard with a picture of a house and a map of a development of houses and a picture of a white male with dark hair and a larger goti has a hat on, Black pen cliped to clipboard
    ~ a black Glock 26 with magazine in
    ~Sound system is off

  • Grant D

    also an exterior source of light is coming in to the care such as the sun

  • You guys are doing great but the picture of the dude is still throwing everyone off.
    Heres a hint: I got the idea while watching Bryan in the ITS videos.
    Happy hunting and while you’re on Youtube go ahead and subscribe to ITS Tactical!!

  • To add to Eric’s hint, I just threw one of my own up on the Flickr Photo. Go check it out!

    Good Luck!

  • Patrick Skinner

    When I thought it was narrowed down, I was wrong… I think I’ve watched 2 hours of ITS Tactical youtube videos… haha

  • Patrick Skinner

    Is it Alan Winters?

    • Patrick Skinner

      Correction, sorry… the person I’m thinking of played the part as Alan Winters of Slash Skateboarding in the movie “The Search for Animal Chin.” But I don’t know his real name.

    • Patrick, you’re getting warmer… Just think of everyone involved in that movie…

      ~ Bryan

  • Patrick Skinner

    Is that Stacy Peralta?

  • 1.Large reflective sunshade for car window
    2.Black capped pen, appears to be a generic design, either a ballpoint or a roller. Looks rather like a pilot fineliner.
    3.Yellow lined Notepad to take notes about activities of subject etc. Some items appear to repeat a bit, hard to see.
    4.Nikon Action 10×50 6.5° binoculars
    5. 9MM Glock 26 + night sights, with a 12 round magazine
    6.Something like “Cheez-It Baked Snack Assortment Party Mix” in a Ziploc bag
    7.Google maps split-pane view, Street view and map. Sat map printout showing a subject route, + spots where subject frequents
    (chokepoints). Picture with bridge in it a possible chokepoint, or where the subject lives. Lines on paper, looks like the printer had problems or that the ink is running out… possibly a laser printer
    8.Caselogic blue/gray 72 cd wallet
    9.Leatherman multitool (or other, but I think it’s an old leatherman)
    10.Silver 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser , does not appear to have the upgrade package
    11.Olympus stylus 720 SW
    12.Photo of Mike Vallely from The Search for Animal Chin
    13.20 FL Oz (591ML) ‘Honor the Code’ Diet Mountain Dew, from the Halo: Reach promotion.
    14.Zephyrhills Natural Spring Water 0.5 liter – eco shape bottle
    15.Plastic Male urinal with lid, marked up to 1000cc’s
    16.9×12 inch brown clipboard, metal clamp.

  • Patrick Skinner

    If that’s mike vallely I’m going to be so mad… I looked all over to find a pic of mike vallely with his hair like that and couldn’t find one for the life of me… haha

    • This is about as close as I found, scroll down to see the pic:
      http://www.juicemagazine.com/ANIMALCHINDVDPREMIER.html

      I was looking at face shapes, and the guy in the pic in the car ‘looks’ like he has a roundish or heart-shaped face, which matches Mike well enough.

      I sunk way to much time into this, I have finals in about four days lol

    • Patrick Skinner

      Well, now that I look at it again I STILL don’t think it’s him. In the photo from the car the eyes seem to wide to be Mike Vallely. Plus his hair seems to be too fine to flip like that since all the photos of him with long hair has his hair straight with no curls.

  • Like Santa says; check your list twice!

  • David Mayeur

    1. Toyota FJ Cruiser
    2. Glock Sub Compact with Trijicon Night Sights and Pearce Grip Extension
    3. Nikon Action 10 x 50 6.5* Binoculars
    4. Zephyrhills Water in the new Eco-Friendly Bottle
    5. Diet Mountain Dew Halo Reach Bottle
    6. Olympus Stylus 720 SW Digital Camera
    7. Urine Bottle
    8. Cheez-it’s and Pretzel Sticks
    9. Black Pen
    10. Legal Pad
    11. Clipboard
    12. Aerial Photo & Photos of a house
    13. Multitool
    14. Sunshade
    15. Photo of Stacy Peralta
    16. Blue & Silver Zipper Case, possibly a CD case

    Posted on the reader’s group also.

  • Stowaway Space Pen

    1.Large reflective sunshade for car window
    2. black FISHER Stowaway Space Pen
    3.Yellow lined Notepad to take notes about activities of subject etc. Some items appear to repeat a bit, hard to see.
    4.Nikon Action 10×50 6.5° binoculars
    5. 9MM Glock 26 + night sights, with a Pearce extension, 12 rounds.
    6.Something like “Cheez-It Baked Snack Assortment Party Mix” in a Ziploc bag
    7.Google maps split-pane view, Street view and map. Sat map printout showing a subject route, + spots where subject frequents
    (chokepoints). Picture with bridge in it a possible chokepoint, or where the subject lives. Lines on paper, looks like the printer had problems or that the ink is running out… possibly a laser printer
    8.Caselogic blue/gray 72 cd wallet
    9.Leatherman multitool (or other, but I think it’s an old leatherman)
    10.Silver 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser , does not appear to have the upgrade package
    11.Olympus stylus 720 SW camera
    12.Photo of Stacy Peralta
    13.20 FL Oz (591ML) ‘Honor the Code’ Diet Mountain Dew, from the Halo: Reach promotion.
    14.Zephyrhills Natural Spring Water 0.5 liter – eco shape bottle
    15.Plastic Male urinal with lid, marked up to 1000cc’s
    16.9×12 inch brown clipboard, metal clamp.

  • Sean Lawler

    Sorry, forgot to login earlier!
    1 Toyota FJ Cruiser
    2 Bottle of water
    3 Diet Mt Dew
    4 Bedside Urinal
    5 pen
    6 legal pad
    7 Reflective sun shade for front window
    8 Nikon Binoculars
    9 Glock pistol
    10 Bag of cheeze it’s party mix
    11 Clipboard
    12 Olympus Camera
    13 multi tool
    14 surveillance photos (home, overhead grid)
    15 Cd case
    16 photo of Stacy Peralta (found the link for the pic!)

  • Sheep.Dog

    If the pic is Stacy I’m going to kick myself. Found it days ago just pushed it aside!

    1) Reflective sun shade
    2) 08 Toyota FJ Cruiser
    3) Gen3 Glock, sub-compact. 9mm or .40. Neither have rails. Trijicon night sights as well.
    4) Zephyhills water bottle.
    5) Diet Mountain Dew, Halo Reach promo
    6) Olympus Camera, 720 digital.
    7) Urine Bottle.
    8) Snack mix in a ziploc style bag, cheese its and pretzels.
    9) Legal pad, a lot of colors written on it with objects crossed out.
    10) Clipboard
    11) Black pen
    12) Leatherman multi-tool
    13) CD case, case logic, black and blue.
    14) Nikon 10×50 6.5 Binoculars
    15) map view and street view of a choke point, with routes and ops data written.
    16) Stacy Peralta. target in question.

  • Sheep.Dog

    Off subject, Bryan you are about the only other person I know of that has even heard of that movie! lmao

    • What can I say… Skating will always be a big part of my life, even though I don’t do it much these days. I always wanted to be in the Bones Brigade when I was a kid 🙂

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