35mm camera— always have one
to use. Make sure the film is good and not expired. The camera does
not have to be fancy. 400 speed film is recommended. Results have
come through with all types of film camera, even the disposable ones.
Black and white film can be useful also as it is more sensitive to
different UV lights.
Digital camera— always great
to get instant results, back up any results with the film camera. 8
megapixels or more is ideal.
If you are in a dark
location like a
cemetery, set camera for night shot. Take LOTS of pics. The more
you take, the better your chances of capturing an anomaly. Make
sure if you have your camera setting on night shot that you use a
tripod or solid surface to place the camera on.
Take at least 2 shots of
right after the other.
Avoid taking pics of things
surfaces to prevent a glare.
Ensure that your lens is
Keep camera strap around
your wrist or
neck or remove it to prevent false pictures
Keep hair tied back for
Pictures taken in poor
produce false pictures- ie fog, rain, snow, windy, dusty. If you
are taking a picture when its cold, hold your breath for a few
seconds to avoid capturing the vapor from your breath.
Do not take pictures of
light sources. This will produce lens flares
Talk to ghosts- ask for
photograph them, then take several pictures.
Walk around in the location
min before taking pics to get a feel for the place.
Avoid taking pictures of
will produce a lens flare or other false anomaly
If you have a “gut feeling”
spot at a certain time, take several pics.
Ghosts tend to follow people
try to take several pics with others in your group. Leave enough
room in the back ground to capture anomalies.
If you feel a presence
around you, snap
a pic over your shoulder.
Flash is only useful up to
feet, so try to take pics of things up close in the dark.
Never edit your original
you want to edit them, make a copy first.
Don’t delete any of your
could be a great back-up of another photo in the same location. When
using film, have them develop ALL pictures.
for false results
Various types of weather will affect
your results. Wind will blow around dust and other debris. Rain,
snow or other moisture in the air will be captured. If it’s cold
outside, consider holding your breath for a few seconds to prevent an
“ectoplasm” in your photo. Unseen conditions to be taken into
consideration are pollen count, humidity, bugs, etc.
Camera straps or hair in
front of lens
will cause a “vortex” in your picture. Make sure you have your
strap around your wrist or remove it. Make sure hair is tied back.
If you are in a dirty
outside, remember that you have been walking around kicking up dust.
You will get lots of “orbs” in these pictures.
Never smoke while you are
pictures to prevent “ectoplasm”.
I would suggest people
attempt to get
“false” anomalies with their equipment. Different cameras show
different results. This will give you a baseline for future photos.
July 22, 2009
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