False color infrared image of 1759 British Fort atCrown Point,New York © 2015 by cfastie and reused under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. I often get asked if the hot mirror should be removed from a digital camera to photograph auras. Digital cameras are as sensitive to near infrared radiation as they are […]
I get asked many questions about circles (spheres) of light or orbs some of which I can answer and some I can’t. While orbs have been seen on traditional emulsion film photographs they are mainly a phenomenon of digital photography. A digital camera has an internal ‘hot mirror’ or blocking filter to stop infrared radiation reaching […]
Many people say gold does not give off an aura and they’re absolutely right – if the gold is not influenced by an electromagnetic field. I was sent this photograph of a lady’s gold neck chain she was wearing, taken with a Canon DSLR camera fitted with an infrared filter. Had the chain been placed on a table and […]
As many of you will know, with the rapid advancements in digital cameras, Polaroid ran into difficulties and the Dutch factory was sold to the management. The factory, under the name of The Impossible Project, is again producing SX-70 film to a different formula and slightly faster speed. The first of the new film […]
I was very pleased to receive this aura photograph with the following message: Hello David, I found 13 gold coins at 185cm depth. Thank you so much. The photo, which led to the find was taken with a Canon DSLR camera with standard lens and infrared filter. the coins, I learned were pre-Roman, weighing 8.4-8.5 […]
I get quite a few questions about filters and camera settings so I have put together this short video on the subject. If the screen changes too fast you can pause the video at any point and even do a screen print. Hope this helps.
Auras can be photographed without even trying it seems. I am grateful to Rich Labate who has given me permission to publish his photograph. Using a Nikon L1 pocket digital camera on automatic, with no filter, Rich was just taking a picture of the view across a valley in New Mexico. The resulting picture shows […]
I am extremely grateful to Richard inCalifornia, who generously sent me the above book as a gift, along with a very interesting collection of aura photographs. The book was first published in 1941 as an English translation of the 1938 second French edition. Considering this was written over 70 years ago I am absolutely astounded […]