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Outstanding Spooky Photos

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Ghostly photos are easy to fake, but some scary images happen by accident, too. Are they real or are they cleverly created using slow shutter speeds, reflections and post processing tricks? Here are a few outstanding examples of spooky photos - do you think any of them might be real?


[ Top image Fleeting by Flickr user RaffaLUCE]

  • Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
  • 100
  • f/3.5
  • 45
  • 18 mm

Darkness falls by Flickr user U_SF

  • FinePix S7000
  • 200
  • f/8.0
  • 0.8
  • 7.8 mm

Fade away by Flickr user Kevin Day

  • Sony DSLR-A350
  • 100
  • f/5.6
  • 1
  • 18 mm

Nightmare escape by Flickr user Arianna_M

  • Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT
  • 200
  • f/7.1
  • 25
  • 17 mm

Did you see something? by Flickr user katachthonios

  • Sony DSLR-A350
  • 100
  • f/4.5
  • 13
  • 18 mm

Floating away in every directions by Flickr user Arianna_M


THE GHOST OF YOU by Flickr user Lauren Withrow


  • Nikon D200
  • 100
  • f/8.0
  • 6
  • 28 mm

they're coming for YOU!!! DRI + Selective Orton by Flickr user David Giral | davidgiralphoto.com

  • Nikon D40
  • 400
  • f/5.0
  • 0.01 sec (1/100)
  • 30 mm

Ghostly Orbs by Flickr user Duffala

  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • 800
  • f/4.0
  • 0.004 sec (1/250)
  • 4.3 mm

Rise & Spook! by Flickr user Little_Karen

  • Nikon D3100
  • 100
  • f/22.0
  • 5
  • 18 mm

Spooky by Flickr user Neil W2011

  • CanoScan 9000F

The Warming Room, Lacock Abbey by Flickr user Ó Súilleabháin

  • Panasonic DMC-G1
  • 100
  • f/16.0
  • 40
  • 14 mm

POLTERGEIST by Flickr user kenny barker


Ghost Town ~ 219:365 by Flickr user Bunny Spice



out of the Void by Flickr user kamphora


  • HTC PC36100
  • 123
  • 4.9 mm

Almost Dead by Flickr user Keoni Cabral

  • Canon EOS 450D
  • 200
  • f/11.0
  • 13
  • 24 mm

None Shall Pass by Flickr user Stefano Jim


“We should meet in another life, we should meet in air, me and you.” ― Sylvia Plath by Flickr user joekennedy52


  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • 400
  • f/2.8
  • 0.3
  • 100 mm

Take Me to Your Leader by Flickr user Jomak1

  • Nikon D90
  • 200
  • f/16.0
  • 8
  • 34 mm

Ghostly Apparition from the Fog by Flickr user wafwot


    Ghostly Movements by Flickr user Photosurish


    The Aura by Flickr user No One Writes to The Colonel


    • Canon EOS 40D
    • 400
    • f/18.0
    • 0.04 sec (1/25)
    • 45 mm

    De La Warrr Experience by Flickr user Gaclab

    • Holga

    the ghostly descent by Flickr user manyfires

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