In this series of articles, I’ll post some of my out-of-the-ordinary photographs along with their symbolism. These pictures were photographed on the Michigan side of the Lake Michigan Triangle. Check out Lake Michigan Sunset: Part 1, Part 2, Lake Michigan Clouds, and Lake Michigan Moon for previously posted out-of-the-ordinary photographs.
I’ve also included the title picture below and two additional orb pictures that I photographed with my Sony A65 SLR Camera.
Photographed on January 5, 2014, Ferrysberg, Michigan.
Photographed on September 19, 2014, North Beach Park, Ferrysberg, Michigan.
Photographed on June 18, 2015, Ferrysberg, Michigan.
Since I mentioned photographing orbs in my last post, I thought I would share a few of my orb pictures. So far, I have only photographed the semi-transparent and white orbs. However, I’ve been told there are other colors.
In my opinion, the title picture is spectacular, it’s filled with orbs. I’ve yet to duplicate that volume of orbs in other pictures. The second picture at the beach has three, maybe four orbs in it. The third has at least ten, maybe more. If you view these pictures on your smart-phone, you can expand the image and see more detail.
I went out on the internet and searched for articles on orbs from both non-professional photographers and professional photographers. Unfortunately, there are more opinions and disinformation than facts. Some tell you orbs are disembodied spirits. They’ll also tell you about each color and what those colors mean. There are those who say it is nonsense and use words like lens flare, flash reflections, airborne dust, water droplets, etc.
From my perspective, the orbs I see in my photography are a real phenomenon. I also accept that orbs are departed humans, possibly departed animals, and they come in different colors. I look forward to photographing the other colors.
From my experience, I see a difference in my photographs between orbs and lens flair, flash reflections, airborne dust, water droplets, etc. I photographed with a film camera back in the 80s and early 90s. I never captured an orb in one of my pictures. In regards to the title picture, I have the photos I took just before and just after this spectacular show of orbs. Those pictures are without orbs.
Remember, keep this in mind, digital cameras capture things that our unaided human eyes cannot see.
What do you think? Have you captured any orbs in your photography? What about any other colors? As always, I appreciate it, and I’m very much interested in your thoughts and comments.