Post by paranormalis50 on Jun 24, 2010 11:31:45 GMT -5
When not being present when a photo is taken, any after-the fact opinion is simply an educated guess. When a photo is taken, we often are not aware of objects immediately in front of the lens (very close). In this case, the shadow seems to extend from the upper-left corner, downward to the right, and seems to be rounded with a slight bulging roundness on the bottom. Holding your hand outward/downward, this is the same profile of the human finger, which, when inadvertently placed in front of a lens, and will produce a shot that is entirely consistent with this image. I do not know this is what happened, but only my first impression, having seen photos w/ fingers placed in front of the lens, it produces a very similar result. If you know this did NOT happen, please supply me with any other info you may have, and I will see what else I can come up with.
Post by flutterby70710 on Jun 24, 2010 18:24:55 GMT -5
I was not there when the picture was taken but they said that isn't what happened. We also have photos from the home that appear to have many orbs in them, as well as one that looks like a full apparition shape in a chair.
Assuming this would be the effect you were talking about, then what do you think about the wispy type thing that appears to be on the door area.... behind the black area? I can't for the life of me come up with any relevant guess.
Post by paranormalis50 on Jun 25, 2010 8:35:25 GMT -5
I am at work, but will look later tonight when I can get the photo into some analysis software to look at the wispy area. In reagrds to orbs, some may possibly be a form of paranormal activity, but the vast majority are light reflections from the camera flash off of dust, moisture, insects, or other items in the air, and close to the camera lens. The closer the flash is to the lens, the higher the probability of getting this type of false positive. I use exclusively a raised flash, and almost never get orbs, even though I seem to get my fair share of evidence when paranormal activity is on-site. As far as the apparition in the chair, I would love to see you post this one, or, if you want, send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you don't want to make a public post of the image. If sent to me privately, I will reply only privately, unless otherwise instructed. More, later.