Tasmania reportedly has the most hauntings in Australia due to the harsh conditions experienced by the early settlers and convicts …the Stanley ghost busting team of Murphy , Smith and Wise were once again called on to exorcise a spirit from the 100 year old Estowen house in Stanley ….we caught the lost soul on film but she was a slippery one and got away from us and is still floating around Stanley at the moment…….
……shot on manual with canon 400d , shutter speed of 10 seconds , apeture of 8 and iso of 400 , white balance set to tungsten and shot in raw in monochrome tripod and remote control timer used …and the assistance of model Shelley


spirits, ghosts

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  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithover 5 years ago

    Great stuff Phil, great visualisation and it turned out well too.

  • David Murphy
    David Murphyover 5 years ago

    ……………..what was that noise…….???
    aww damn, it was just me …….racing down the hall, escapin the ghooossstttsss…….!!

  • or was it you escapin shelley in the weddin dress ?

    – phillip wise

  • LorenaLo
    LorenaLoover 5 years ago

    creepy, but Oh so interesting!!

  • thanks for your great comments…1st time i,ve tried theese ghost shots and 1st time i,ve tried photographing people..check out david murphy,s and garth smiths shots of the same day…i think murphs are a bit better than mine !

    – phillip wise

  • wiz66
    wiz66over 5 years ago

    Just a bit spooky phil

  • thanks shane…i want to take it again and this time have shelleys hand covering the candle so i get more of a glow in the shot rather than a streak…..have you checked out david murphys shot of the shoot we had in estowen house ?

    – phillip wise

  • wiz66
    wiz66over 5 years ago

    Yeah has a nice old feel to it.

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyover 5 years ago

    thanks so much for the informative description – I can see now where I’ve been going wrong, trying to capture ghosts – I haven’t been using the remote timer. Of course! Silly me! Ghosts would know when you’ve got your finger on the button and not appear then. Not sure where the model came in but am assuming the key point is the remote timer. Thanks! Have you thought of entering this in the Eeerie and Enchanting group?

  • thanks nadine for the coments..the ghosts down here are slippery suckers so you,ve got to be a bit sneaky to catch them !

    – phillip wise

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 3 years ago

    great done – and in the camera too! love the sidenotes, and helpful photography tips too

  • hey thanks carol..i’m glad you like it

    – phillip wise

  • ?Laughing Bones?
    ?Laughing Bones?over 3 years ago

    I removed this from “the Dream Mechanical” Challenge, the rules were not observed, you follow the rules and then you can re-add it to the challenge, thank you, also you can delete this message

  • ?Laughing Bones?
    ?Laughing Bones?over 3 years ago

    my bad it wasnt showing it earlier, now it is, please disregard and delete both these comments thank you

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