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William H. Mumler, the First Photographer Ever Who Captured Spirit Photographs

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On August - 29 - 2017
William H Mumler

William H Mumler

Whether it’s from internet or televisions, we often see pictures of spirits. Moreover, there are some of them published in books and magazines as well. However, do you know when was it started?

Amateur ghost hunter claimed to capture thousands and thousands photographs of spirits. Some of them appear like shadows and humans’ figures while the others look like the phenomena of orbs.

However, those scary photos were actually started from hoax photography created by a photographer. He was William H. Mumler, an amateur photographer who worked in New York and Boston that became the first one to claim his success capturing the first ever “spirit’s photograph” in 1861. He created more than a dozen of images until the next decade. Read the rest of this entry »

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