"Orbs or Dust: Demystifying Alleged Paranormal Photography"

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"Orbs or Dust: Demystifying Alleged Paranormal Photography"

Postby hardindr » Sun Jan 22, 2017 3:34 pm

"Orbs or Dust: Demystifying Alleged Paranormal Photography"

Presentation by Kenny Biddle

Sponsored by CNY Skeptics

Time: Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7:00 PM

Where: Manlius Library, One Arkie Albanese Ave, Manlius, NY, 13104, USA

Event is Free and Open to the Public

Light refreshments will be served

Please contact 1-315-636-6533 or email info@cnyskeptics.org for more information

Presentation Summary:

This presentation goes into the most popular forms of "ghost & spirits" that are allegedly caught on camera & video. We'll take a look at examples from ghost hunting groups and famous ghost photos, and compare them to recreations. We'll break down how the camera - both still and video - capture these anomalies and ghost hunters misinterpret the images.

Presenter Bio:

Kenny Biddle is a science enthusiast & skeptical investigator of paranormal claims. He applies his knowledge, experience, and critical thinking skills to analyzing alleged paranormal photographs. His work has been featured in Skeptical Briefs (newsletter of Skeptical Inquirer magazine), books by Ben Radford, and several skeptical magazines overseas. He is a photography consultant for MUFON, and does a video series that tackles paranormal topics from a skeptical point of view.

Central New York Skeptics (CNY Skeptics) is a community organization dedicated to the promotion of science and reason, the investigation of paranormal and fringe-science claims, and the improvement of standards for science education and critical-thinking skills.

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Re: "Orbs or Dust: Demystifying Alleged Paranormal Photography"

Postby Gord » Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:10 am

hardindr wrote:Light refreshments will be served

"Photonic lifeforms welcome." ;)
"Knowledge grows through infinite timelessness" -- the random fictional Deepak Chopra quote site
"You are also taking my words out of context." -- Justin
"Nullius in verba" -- The Royal Society ["take nobody's word for it"]

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