Is The Proof In The Photo?
We must look at thousands of photos that people send to us that look like paranormal anomalies. My favourites are the orbs and ectos. Most of the time it can be explained as camera movement or camera flaws of some kind. We can never be sure. We have caught several "anomalies" ourselves, but 99% of the time we can explain our own photos as camera quirks. We have come to the conclusion that even if we capture a full blown apparition on film or digital, it will prove nothing except to us. So why do we keep doing this you ask?
This is one of our field investigators. He is not a ghost, just a fault of the camera because of his quick movement. The camera caught the original shot showing the background and then caught part of the movement while the aperture was still open. This particular photo was taken with a digital camera.
We have here what looks like an orb light whizzing through the air. I could call it that and a few would question it, however, what it is, is our investigator holding a flashlight as he moved out of camera range. What you see is the light from the flashlight, but no investigator. Northing paranormal about this pic.
We have been fortunate in compiling a team of people in our organization that are enthusiastic about what they do, regardless of their opinion with respect to spirits/ghosts. Some of us are believers in the afterlife and some of us are still questioning whether spirits exist at all. It makes for a good balance with respect to what we do. Although we have, as a group, seen various phenomena that are indeed questionable, we still process it differently. I have no doubt as to the existence of spirit whereas Steve will have to be smacked in the head by a spirit in order to quench any doubts he has and even at that I have my reservations on whether or not he would accept that as proof.
We enjoy sharing our views and opinions with the public through our website and we, at no time, ask you to believe what we present or report. It is totally up to you to come to your own conclusions. We do these investigations to answer our own questions, which are obviously numerous and vary because of the number of people on our team. We simply try to report our findings on this site as best we can and share with you what we have found as accurately as possible. We have come to the realization that even if we were to post a photo of a full-blown apparition that we have seen with our own eyes, as a group, there would still be those out there that would say "balderdash" and not in any way believe what they are seeing. So what it comes down to is that no matter what equipment and/or gadgets that we use in an investigation, the public is not going to be convinced that our evidence is real. We however will know what we have captured and it will be up to any individual reader to accept or deny what we share.
Here we have a nice black blob which I have seen in thousands of paranormal photos, described as black ecto. Again there is nothing paranormal here. This was on of our team moving quickly through the woods, as well as me moving while I took the photo. The bit of red you see to the right of the black blob is the team member's flashlight.
We do not wish to 'convince' anyone that ghosts do or do not exist. We believe that we have relayed that precise message to our readers, in that we have yet to receive any mail that takes us to task for insisting that ghosts either do or do not exist. The bottom line is that we know what we have experienced as a group and as individuals and we draw our personal conclusions from those experiences. Although we go to great lengths to report what we find accurately, we do not ask anyone to believe us. It is entirely up to you to review this website as the truth, fiction or plain entertainment. We can't control what information you wish to use or discard.
Although we have been asked to expand and franchise our organization in Vancouver and Alberta, we have declined to do so because we do not want to lose our initiative or the controls we use to attain the information we do gather. We do this to provide ourselves with answers to our questions. What about the media? Yes, we have used it to get our opinions across, but we will never be one of the big sites because of it. We realize that there are a million new ghost sites out there offering all sorts of things. Some are in it for the money; some are in it for the prestige, others to be the biggest and best known but a lot of the websites are there for the sake of research, as are we. We are in it to satisfy our own curiosities and in the meantime share what we find with you. If others don't agree with that we aren't particularly worried about it.
We do however, encourage you to go to as many and varying websites on the paranormal and read whatever you can get your hands on. Use whatever information you see fit. Keep in mind that no one has a definite answer in this game, as it is all speculation in the end whichever way you want to dress it. To be armed with knowledge of all kinds is the best way to draw a conclusion you can live with and there is definitely no shortage of information out there on the paranormal. Use it to your satisfaction.
Check out our links page for other sites. Some of the sites you will find there are excellent, others not so great, however there is information for you to peruse on all.
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