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Ghosts of the 19th Century

In the 19th century, interest in spiritualism and the occult was at an all time high and, with the invention and widening use of photography, many unscrupulous hoaxers took the opportunity to bilk these gullible fools out of their money by faking ghost pictures through double-exposure and other tricks that were not well known at the time. Here are some examples.

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Extreme Wedding Photos

Photographer Jay Philbrick and his wife Vicki like to take their clients to Echo Lake State Park, New Hampshire, wher they then lower them down to a 350ft cliff below to take their wedding photos. Then, comes the really scary part… actually getting married!