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Mystical world of spirit orb photography

Updated on June 24, 2012

The many faces of orb images

A guardian teacher drops in to say hello. This image was catured on a clear cold evening, and has not been adjusted or modified in any way.
A guardian teacher drops in to say hello. This image was catured on a clear cold evening, and has not been adjusted or modified in any way. | Source

The spirit orb adventure begins with an open mind

It’s a strange mystical occurrence!

As you look at a digitally captured image on your camera monitor, you’re blown away by what you've captured. After taking several flash assisted shots, as dusk fades to dark; you hope that you've caught that exact moment of personal admittance through the visual gate as it opens onto a possibly parallel dimension world of spirit generated orbs.

Excitement grows as you capture initial images,hardly believing what you’re seeing. After-all, conventional wisdom, as well as the often impressed programed logic of parents, peers, etc., for many of us- creates a question of perceived reality.

Am I truly seeing these images on my viewing screen? Or is this the result of a malfunctioning $200 point and shoot?

Neither…Both !

It takes courage as well as an acquired belief in “The possibility of all things possible,” to share orb photography with others. I coined the phrase in 2010, in response to an ever-growing reality check as expressed by family and friends.

Orbs… What are they? Where do they come from? Can you actually see them? And why can’t I capture them with my camera?

Good questions all !

Personally, I've never questioned their existence. I forgot about the orbs for several decades, and then I caught perhaps the greatest group orb shot captured by digital camera; at a Nordic Fairy Festival in Eugene, Oregon. It was'nt an intentional act. It just happened, That was in 2009, and I was hooked! Unknown to me on that day,my life, and personal outlook, had changed for the better.

Looking back through the shadows of my memorie, I recall a child laying in the pitch dark confines of his small room. As he watched the bright green dots bounce around the room in the darkness; he found this to be fascinating. At times a bit annoying, but never odd or scary,

Today, as I talk with children and their parents as to orbs and such, it's the children that accepts without question the existence of spirit generated orbs. And then, when I hand a camera to a little person, the images they capture are generally of the brightest in color; as well as the clearest in definition.

The orbs come to children because they don't question their existence.

For me, there is no need of explanation as to the existence of nature, as well as spirit energy generated orbs. As to the science behind this phenomenon? I shall leave that to the scientist.

According to one prominent San Francisco Bay area physicist, after conducting painstaking research, measuring the movement of orbs; through the study of photographs, as well as video, he has substantiated, as well as validated, what he believes to be an intelligent source projecting Orb images; by producing a minute generated electric pulse.

Estimated to be no greater than 1/16thousands of the energy required to light a small incandescent bulb, the generated orb image reflection, is captured by the flash of a digital camera in the blink of the shutter. I find that an auto focus setting, no zoom, with a 2-3 second flash time, works best for the capturing of spirit generated Orb images.

Orb validity detractors; would suggest that a flash set within 6 inches of the lens, can cause a false image recording. However, I've been reassured by several professional photographers, that this is not a concern when capturing images in the dark.

I prefer utilizing the process of elimination gained through the capturing of thousands of orb images over 3 years or so.

*In my case, unless you specifically( mentally) call the orbs to the camera, the results are often less than impressive. Ask for the orbs... And they shall come.

Moving orbs have been estimated to travel at no less than 14-1600 miles per hour.

Therefore, capturing one on camera is a shot in the dark (no pun intended), and requires positive intent on behalf of the photographer, as well as a bit of luck.

The world of spirit orb photography is an exciting one. Anyone with an open mind and an inexpensive camera can participate. If you don’t capture orb images immediately, no worries! This may take some time. But it will happen.

The school ground down the road from my home is alive at night with Orbs. Old Homestead site.
The school ground down the road from my home is alive at night with Orbs. Old Homestead site. | Source


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      Sue Pratt 

      5 years ago from New Orleans


      Beautiful hub. I always enjoy your work. The orbs that appeared here during Isaac mixed with the rain were amazing. I have no idea what that was all about!

      I especially like the photo of the school in this hub surrounded with orbs, protecting the children, I hope. And I agree, I think the photographer's attitude makes a difference as to whether the orbs appear or not, at least it does for me.

      Thanks for this.


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      Brian Leekley 

      5 years ago from Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

      Interesting experience. Do you ever see spirit orbs with your own eyes? What is the biggest and the smallest they get? In the air, do they have two or three dimensions? Do they ever flash on and off or get dimmer and brighter -- which would make Morse code possible? What significance, if any, have you noted in their colors and their brightness? How far back in history, and where in the world, have there been reportings of spirit orb sightings? If you can communicate with the orbs, to the extent that more of them come to get their pictures taken if you ask them to come than if you don't, what is the next step in communication? Telepathy? Are spirit orbs elementals? Up, Interesting, and shared.

    • Parks McCants profile imageAUTHOR

      Parks McCants 

      6 years ago from Eugene Oregon U.S.A.

      Thank you Frog Prince. It's a blast. Give it a shot...

    • The Frog Prince profile image

      The Frog Prince 

      6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Great Hub Parks. I've never noticed but will start looking closer for what you describe here.

      The Frog

    • Parks McCants profile imageAUTHOR

      Parks McCants 

      6 years ago from Eugene Oregon U.S.A.

      Thank you Dale. I appreciate your interest, amd wish you much success in your new adventure.

    • Dale Hyde profile image

      Dale Hyde 

      6 years ago from Tropical Paradise on Planet X

      I have yet to experience Orbs. However, after reading this great hub, my mind is thinking of various places that myself and my camera need to visit! Voted up, interesting and useful.

    • Shawn May Scott profile image

      Shawn May Scott 

      6 years ago

      I'll do what I can to post them. I do choose to keep private and my children as well but I think I can crop out their faces for the most part.

    • Parks McCants profile imageAUTHOR

      Parks McCants 

      6 years ago from Eugene Oregon U.S.A.

      I'd love to see them Shawn. Thank you for youe comment.

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      Shawn May Scott 

      6 years ago

      I find Orbs in my photos all the time. Usually around my children. There were Obs in my wedding photos and we were given those ones for free. The photographers had never seen so many and in colours like rainbows!!! :)

    • Parks McCants profile imageAUTHOR

      Parks McCants 

      6 years ago from Eugene Oregon U.S.A.

      Orb photography is fun as well as mind expanding. The possibilities are limitless. Nature,Spirit,Alien. I've captured all. Share your ideas here. We're in the adventure together.Questions?


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