This Creepy Paranormal Picture Was Found Decades Ago – And It’s Still Freaking People Out

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In October 1972 a photographer stood at the entry of a wedding reception in Paisley, Scotland, snapping pictures of everyone who arrived to celebrate. A pair of couples stood for their snapshot, and nothing seemed amiss until the photographer developed the photo – and it revealed a sight that still terrifies viewers to this day.

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If you’ve ever captured a photo with a translucent white sphere floating in it, some believe that you have snapped a photo of the unliving. On the website Skeptoid – an award-winning, science-focused podcast – host Brian Dunning tries to explain the phenomenon, writing, “The usual hypothesis presented by believers is that orbs represent spirits of dead people…”

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But this claim comes with little evidence to back it up. Dunning continued, “There are no plausible hypotheses that describe the mechanism by which a person who dies will become a hovering ball of light that appears on film but is invisible to the eye,” he explained. “There are lots of other things that a dead person might become, presumably.”

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