In all the time I spend searching for real ghost pictures to post on our site, I have seen more fake ghost pictures than I care to remember. The thing that gets to me though is how blatantly fake most of these fake ghost pictures look.
For example, there are an increasingly large number of ghost pictures from primarily Asia featuring a female “ghost” who looks shamelessly like the ghost in “Ringu”, or “The Ring” for my fellow Americans. Now, maybe the makers of those films know something about the paranormal that I don’t, but I’m pretty sure every spirit from that region isn’t taking the same form.
Inspired by these, and the other laughable fake ghost pictures I’ve come across, as well as the poor gullible people I see falling for them, I’ve compiled a list of common sense checks I use when looking for real ghost pictures for our site. I’m not an expert on photography, and I’m not saying passing any of these benchmarks proves an image to be paranormal. However, hopefully they help you dismiss blatant frauds, giving you more time to spend on possibly real ghost pictures.
- The Spirit of Mary Bell – A True Contemporary Ghost Story (spookypics.com)
- Ghosts Have Rights Too!! (sandrawellsauthor.wordpress.com)
- Advice to Paranormal Investigation Groups (visionaryliving.com)
- Haunted Highway Q And A (scifitalk.com)
- Spirits & Ghosts (insertfootnow.com)
- Ghost Adventures’ Nick Groff Chasing Spirits in Print (dreadcentral.com)
- Five Common Sense Ways to Spot a Fake Ghost Picture (spookypics.com)