Driving along a road in Northern Thailand Frank spotted this spooky deserted house. It is very old and made from wood. There seemed to be noone around to ask about it so we decided to investigate. Some people I know would advise not to go in there because of spirits and ghosts etc. but we... Continue Reading →
Below is a set of photos taken with a Full Spectrum digital camera (see my earlier post). This camera can record light outside the visible spectrum all the way from ultraviolet through to infrared (UV through visible to IR). The photos, which look very pink straight out of the camera, have been converted to black... Continue Reading →
What is a ghost ? There are many different ideas ranging from a scary apparition draped in a sheet to a subtle temperature change noticed in a room. Ghosts are sometimes thought of as wandering spirits or earthbound entities that have not managed to leave the earthly plane, but they can also be energy or... Continue Reading →
This is a temple near to Nakhon Chaisi just outside of Bangkok, Thailand. The temple seems to be dedicated to some quite unusual deities and also performs the function of dealing with spiritual refuse or waste. There are broken boats here and other disused objects which cannot be simply disposed of because of "attached spirits".... Continue Reading →
EVP or Electronic Voice Phenomena are accidental reception of spirit voices by electronic equipment. A famous example was the Panasonic RR-DR60 dictation recorder which caused complaints from users that it was recording unwanted sounds and voices which users preferred not to hear. The device was recalled by the manufacturer and an updated version with improved... Continue Reading →
The Thai city of Kanchanaburi is famous for the "Bridge Over the River Kwai" which also became the title of a film showing how the bridge and railway line were constructed under devastating conditions during WW2. Instead of a photo of the bridge, I show you one of the many cemeteries dedicated to those tens... Continue Reading →
This festival is celebrated in the village of Dansai in Loei Province, Thailand in June every year. It's all about ghosts. Some people are afraid to go there. A huge crowd still goes and the place comes alive with a wonderful party atmosphere punctuated by clanging and crashing costumes. Read more about it here.
I have modified this camera to make it sensitive to a wider spectrum of light than just the visible spectrum. In particular, the camera is now sensitive to infrared light. Because the camera is rebuilt to full-spectrum sensitivity, no normal colours are expected from the camera. For example, green leaves turn pink / red, (white... Continue Reading →