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Photos of orbs and anomalies.
Is it Dust, Rain, Snow, or Dirty Camera Lens?
What are these balls of light we keep capturing in photos? No one has the answer to this question yet. That is part of the job of paranormal researchers and investigators. One theory is that they are not the spirit at all. I think of an orb as energy being transferred from a source (i.e. power lines, batteries, people, etc) to the spirit so it can manifest. That would seem more likely because of the battery and equipment problems that we encounter in reported haunted locations. According to the laws of physics the energy being transferring would take the shape of a sphere (or circle). This may explain why the orbs are round and why we also get EMF readings during spirit activity.
Most groups do not get paid for researching the orb phenomena so they do not devote any time to it. Ghost/Spirit photography has become an exciting new hobby for many people and paranormal groups. I believe that photos taken under the right conditions can document paranormal phenomena, but not everything captured is of paranormal nature. Please remember that all the word paranormal means is above the normal.
Some of the strange images showing up in photos have a rational explanation if you take the time to look for it. In our photo gallery you will see many pictures of orbs and some combined with dust, can you tell the difference? There are many reasons why orbs show up in many different photos, here are a few: dirty camera lens, dust, rain, snow, insects, pollen, etc. Just because you can not see anything before you take a photo and then when you do something it is there does not mean that it is paranormal.
Certain weather conditions can present their own set of problems. Photos showing ectoplasm and apparitions may be fog, smoke, breath, etc. Try to recreate these things on your own before you call it paranormal. Take photos in all different weather conditions so that you can learn about lens flare, how rain reflects, and what dust looks like. There is no better way to learn your camera, don't be afraid to experiment with it.
In our photo gallery we have a few photos that we cannot explain. We at Warrenton Paranormal Research Society do not claim any photos or EVP's as evidence, they are published exactly how they were captured. We would like you to decide what you see or hear. We hope you enjoy our photos and EVP's along with the rest of our site. Thank you for visiting us on our website and please stop back to check for updates on a regular basis.