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What is Kirlian photography?
16th October 2017 Sarah Chumacero 3381 views. 0 comments. General.
Kirlian photography is also known as aura photography. You don't even need a camera to get a picture. Where did the concept come from and how does it work? Is it spiritual or is it science?

Should we be trying to communicate in languages other than English?
16th October 2017 Sarah Chumacero 868 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
You know when you goto a foreign country where people speak little to no English and it can be a task just to ask where the bathroom is? Did you ever think maybe that is how a spirit feels sometimes? Is a language barrier hindering investigations or in the afterlife, do we magically become bilingual? Here are my thoughts and experience on the subject.

What is infrasound?
15th October 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1544 views. 3 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Infrasound is yet another phenomenon that can cause us to believe we are having a paranormal experience. Having an understanding of how it works is actually beneficial to investigators not only to help us debunk hauntings, but we can use it to aid our experiments as well.

Does the lunar cycle influence paranormal activity?
11th October 2017 Sarah Chumacero 5068 views. 0 comments. General.
We often claim that paranormal activity is at it's highest around the full moon. What does the moon do and does it influence paranormal activity?

A personal experience is that just that ..... It's personal
7th October 2017 Sarah Chumacero 827 views. 2 comments. General.
We all started somewhere and usually it has stemmed from some sort of personal experience. While it is not something can be used as evidence, it is an important part of being an investigator because it reminds us why we are out there seeking these answers.

The fight or flight response
4th October 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1326 views. 0 comments. General.
When put under stress or confronted with something that you fear, what is your natural reaction? Your body goes into what is known as 'fight or flight' mode.  What is it and why do we react this way?

Why we should be logging data to back up our claims
26th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 539 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
The paranormal field is full of theories and claims, but how many of them are actually backed up by data?

Poltergeists
25th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1961 views. 1 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation.
No doubt you have come across the term 'Poltergeist' during your investigating travels. What does it mean? What is a typical 'poltergeist' haunting and can it be attributed to pre teen hormones?

Activity occurs any time of day (even when the sun is out!)
24th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1225 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
While as investigators we investigate at night for a variety of reasons, phenomena is reported to occur at all times of day. If you are investigating the paranormal, there is also no rule you have to turn the lights off.

EVP Burst Sessions
19th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 939 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation, EVP.
When it comes to EVP, Burst sessions are the way to go and I'm going to tell you why, , how to do one and what to be mindful of

Investigation of Como House
15th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 748 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Events.
Find out why Como House always seems to make it onto the bucket list of paranormal investigators across Victoria. A bit of history and of course, a bit of investigating!

The Devil of Glenluce - Satan's invisible world discovered
15th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1331 views. 1 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
Thought to be the earliest documented account of poltergeist activity dating back to 1655. Hear the tale of Gilbert Campbell who danced with the Devil himself

Observation is an important investigating technique
14th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1941 views. 0 comments. General.
There are lots of fancy gadgets and lots of articles out there telling you the steps to getting a great EVP (I even wrote one ;p) but there is one technique that is often missed ..... the art of observation

The Do's and Don'ts of photography during a paranormal investigation
10th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 3038 views. 2 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation.
There are a number of things that can affect a photo - and all of them are a natural phenomena. Being aware of them and adapting some simple techniques can help your cause if you are planning to take photos during a paranormal investigation. Here are the Do's and Dont's of photography during a paranormal investigation.

Don't knock it till you try it!
10th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 760 views. 0 comments. General.
Do you quite often form an opinion about equipment or technique without actually trying it? Yep me too ... guilty as charged. Here is why though, we shouldn't knock it until we actually try it!

Spirit Box Experiments
10th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1514 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
Spirit boxes, ghost boxes etc - you either use them or you don't. Either way they are not going away anytime soon. Here are some different experiments you can try to spice things up a little bit!

Your full spectrum camera doesn't really see the full spectrum
5th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 2542 views. 1 comments. Photography, General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
A common paranormal investigator's term is 'I took this photo with my full spectrum camera'. While you are using a converted camera that can see deeper into light our eyes cannot see, it DOES NOT see the full spectrum of light.

Paranormal investigating and pregnant women, can they mix?
28th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 810 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
There are two sides of the fence when it comes to pregnant women and paranormal investigating. I look at the risks and asked my followers their thoughts on the issue as well.

The Drummer of Tedworth
23rd August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1395 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
We love a good ghost story, this famous story dates back to 1661 and is thought to be a real account of poltergeist activity, summoned by witchcraft.

What are the odds?
13th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 2026 views. 4 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
The Ovilus is a controversial yet popular piece of ghost hunting equipment. Most commonly used in dictionary mode, it is almost a game of odds. So what are the odds the word you are looking for will appear?

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    Faraday shields

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    I want to believe

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    The secret word is .......

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    Friedrich Jürgenson - EVP Pioneer and The Jürgenson Frequency

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    The Rabbit Illusion

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    Develop a thick skin, and learn to accept criticism

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    A lot of the time, nothing happens during an investigation

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    Why we should avoid recording EVP sessions in MP3 format

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    EVP Burst Sessions

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    The Osterhase (Easter Bunny)

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    The ghost frequency

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    Disembodied voices

    19th September 2018

    Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Josh from Midnight Paranormal

    17th September 2018

    Does the paranormal field help salvage our history?

    17th September 2018

    The book of the dead

    16th September 2018

    Effectiveness of baseline readings

    13th September 2018

    Conversations with a paranormal investigator .... Cat From Spirit Paranormal Investigations

    10th September 2018

    Fortune Telling from the 1970's

    7th September 2018

    Conversations with a paranormal investigator ... Brian from GhostQuest.net

    7th September 2018

    Females and the paranormal

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    What exactly are we looking for?

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    Real life gets in the way!

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    Tales of Black Rock House - Looks can be deceiving

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    Island of the Dolls

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    Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Josh from Midnight Paranormal

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    You don't have to fake it till you make it! In fact don't!

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    The famous case of the 'evil' crying boys paintings

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    The answers aren't all on the internet

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    Develop a thick skin, and learn to accept criticism

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    Poltergeists