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Where the Evidence Leads

Posted by Karen Frazier on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, In : Evidence 
by Karen Frazier

Rob at the Walker Ames House in Port Gamble, WA
Sometimes paranormal investigation can break your heart. Ultimately, our job as paranormal investigators is get to the truth - regardless of what that truth is. Often, we come up with an exciting bit of evidence, only to realize it has a decidedly un-paranormal explanation.

Case in point - SSPR recently investigated the Walker Ames house in Port Gamble, WA with Black Wolf Paranormal. One of the stories about the house involves a ...
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Non-Paranormal Photographic Artifacts

Posted by Karen Frazier on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, In : Evidence 
by Karen Frazier

A moving bug glowing from IR
Earlier, we discussed orbs and why I don't feel I can ever call an orb in a photo paranormal evidence. Now, I'd like to go over some other very common causes of photographic artifacts that are often mistaken for paranormal phenomena. It's important to take all of these into account in order to critically evaluate photographs you think might be paranormal.


People often misidentify a mist in a photograph as paranormal. Actually, mists are quite c...

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The Obligatory Conversation About Orbs

Posted by Karen Frazier on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, In : Evidence 
by Karen Frazier

If you pay much attention to popular subjects in the paranormal, then you may notice there’s quite a conversation going on about orbs. The subject of these little round balls of light is quite controversial in the paranormal field. I believe, however, this controversy comes from a simple misunderstanding about what the term “orbs” actually means.

A friend of SSPR, Darren Thompson of WSPIR (Washington State Paranormal Investigation and Research) is a frequent speaker a...

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Ghost Photo - What Do You Think

Posted by Karen Frazier on Monday, November 19, 2012, In : Evidence 
Team member Lori received this photo from a friend. It is taken in Twickenham, Oregon. Ignore the orbs - those are probably dust and other objects in the air. Instead, look at the woman in the picture. Do you see someone asking her to dance?

What do you think? Is this matrixing or could it be an apparition? Leave your comments below.

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The Technology Trap & The Evidence Conundrum

Posted by Karen Frazier on Monday, November 5, 2012, In : Evidence 
by Karen Frazier

As anyone at SSPR will tell you (particularly our fabulous technical lead, Billi), I'm not great with the equipment. Some might even suggest I am somewhat of a disaster with it. When I speak at conferences, I often joke about not being allowed to touch the team's equipment because I inevitably drop it, break it, or flat out can't use it. So far, no one has corrected me.

Billi, wisely keeping me away from the technical equipment
I'm the same way around the house. I can use our b...
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