Images In Orbs In Pictures: Is it Paranormal or Pareidolia?
March 26, 2020
Images Inside Orbs in Photographs: Is it Paranormal or Pareidolia?
What do you see in this picture?
I am not a huge believer in paranormal and supernatural things.
I am not one of those people that travels to a city to go on haunted tours or to see its famous haunted locations.
But, I have had my share of weird, unexplainable experiences.
I think I have seen an unidentified flying object (UFO) on 3 occasions:
1. from my bedroom window (probably a light reflection in the window),
2. driving home with my kids from soccer (probably a satellite), and
3. out of an airplane window while approaching the Denver airport (probably just an unusually shaped airplane).
The creepiest thing that ever happened to Kevin
I have no explanation for the strangest thing that ever happened to me.
I was working on my computer in the basement around 10 years ago.
I was the only one home.
I was sitting on a chair near the middle of the room with nothing above me or near me except the table in front of me.
Suddenly, something dropped into my lap from high above.
I jumped a bit and my hair stood on end.
I looked down and saw an AOL software disk which I had never seen before. Thinking back, it had probably been sent as a junk mail advertisement at least 10 years before that.
This event made me question what I believed about reality and the supernatural and baffles me to this day.
The orb image capture
This post has very little to do with travel other than the fact that this picture was taken at night just before the fireworks in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
We pointed the camera towards the coloured spotlights used to illuminate the Horseshoe falls at night, which a spectacular sight to see.
Of course, there was mist everywhere from the waterfalls, which naturally would create orbs.
However, we have had orbs in many other pictures where there should not have been dust or mist in the air.
What do you think?
Has anyone reading this also noticed strange orbs in their pictures?
Do you think it is paranormal? Or just a technical glitch of some sort?
I am posting this photograph and sharing it with you because it has always freaked me out.
Look closely at the small orb with the arrow pointing at it (blown up in the lower image) and tell me what you see.
I see the nativity scene with Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus in a manger.
I know that our brains naturally look at objects to fill in the gaps to make shapes and patterns (called “Pareidolia” or “Apophenia”), but what do you think?
I welcome all of your comments.
Happy and Scare-Free Travels,
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