Wednesday, September 18, 2013

That Time I Photographed A Spirit

As a general rule I regularly carry around one camera or another. You never know when you're going to catch something unbelievable. This was no exception.

My husband and I were attempting to get out of my parent's house (since we were living with them while transitioning between California and Utah) and we decided to go for a little drive. Just up the road from my parent's home there was an old bridge that had recently been washed out and removed. For some reason I thought it was a perfect spot to snap some pictures.

I can't say there was anything exceptionally exciting about this bridge but it just peaked my interest. After I snapped the first shot I noticed that there were spots on the lens. I know people say that those little dots are spirits but I'm not quite sure about that. I always carry a cleaning kit with me when I take a camera anywhere so I cleaned off the lens and snapped another picture.

I didn't see any spots. Do you? So I came up on the bridge from the left side and snapped another photo. I pulled back the camera to to admire my photo and what do I see?

There on the left portion of the bridge, 3 railings from the left side of this photo, what looks like a child's silhouette. I can't tell you if that's just another set of spots that I missed but it's conspicuously shaped and really quite eerie. 

To this day I truly believe that's the spirit of a child. Maybe a child that lost his/her life on that bridge. All I know is that this photo makes me look harder at every photo I've ever taken.

1 comment:

  1. I've heard those are called Orbs. For some reason digital cameras catch them and film cameras don't. I wonder about them, too! Why are they in some images and not others? There must be something to it, don't you suppose?


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