IS IT A GHOST
YOUR GHOST STORIES
The History of Ghost Photography
During the last several years ghost photography, has made a major change.
Even in the earliest years of photography, there was the appearance of Ghosts. some of the more famous ones would include images like Raynham hall spirit of Dorothy Walpole of East Anglia, England.
It seems that for the first
several decades of this type of photography, the
ghosts always had a definite human or animal shape.
Usually photographs of spirits
were taken by using several different
techniques. The different kinds of techniques
are. Using a device to trip the shutter when
there is a sound, a change in light, a change in
temperature or electromagnetism, or by when the
photographer saw something.
Ghost photography in the past several years has become something different.
The latest ghost photos no longer include images of human or animal shapes, but now they have orbs and vortexes.
Some samples include images taken by a new breed of ghost hunter. This new photographer attempts to capture an image by taking photographs randomly in a haunted location. Usually without even researching the history of the haunt.
This is a typical image of a vortex
These newest photos have been taken with digital high tech equipment, that has yet to be certifiable to its ability to generate images that are not influenced by other sources, such as interference from other digital equipment, standard camera flashes, different sources of interior lighting and household appliances.
We need to take an open minded (Rational) approach but still have the ability to look at the evidence and examine it without a over zealous approach. One of the current problems in this field is the want for the researcher to see an image in a photograph. This can cause people to misjudge images and see things that just aren't there or can easily be explained by natural conditions or occurrences.
We have replicated some
examples by placing a digitally created flash in the same general area as the
flash in the original photograph and this was the
Please feel free to e-mail the R.M.P.R.S. your comments or photographs, we will always try to help and approach things with an open mind.