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How to photograph ghosts

What you need to take a picture of the three witches of the unnamed play.

  • Dim light / Night / Dusk or Dawn
  • Camera capable of long exposures
  • Tripod
  • Pocket flashlight

Find a spot with a nice background. Set the distance and exposure time manually. Exposure time depends on the surrounding light. I’m sure the proper exposure time can be calculated, me, I simply try a few settings. For this picture I had two trials before getting it right. I tried some more after that.

It happened approximately half an hour before dawn.

  • Exposure time 30 seconds
  • Aperture F5.6
  • ISO 100

I used a remote control to trigger the camera, if you don’t have one the self-timer will do or use a model. Step in front of the camera flashlight off. Turn the light on, lightning your face and don’t move a muscle and count silently “1 Mississippi 2 Mississippi 3 Mississippi 4 Mississippi 5 Mississippi”, turn the light off, go one step to the side, turn the light back on, count 5 secs again, repeat once more. And you have three faint pictures in one.

It is a lot of fun.

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