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Thursday, April 28, 2011

April's A - Z Challenge: The Letter "X" is for "X-Files"

The Letter "X" is for "X-Files"

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No, this is not a review about the old t.v. show of the same name.  Sometimes, when I download my photos, I get more than I bargained for in the picture that I took.  Here are some of those "otherwordly" pictures ... random shots that have orbs, streaks of light, energy or faint faces peeking back at me.  These aren't scary, just interesting, at least to me.  I hope that you will enjoy them too.  Do you guys find things in your photos too?

It may be just my imagination, but can any of you guys see things in these photos?  It is like a Highlights Magazine's Hidden Pictures page ... keep on looking for the faces.  Some are tiny, pretty little faces and some are pretty creepy!  Hint, look inside the orbs or the blurry spots.  I always look for eyes, and then can see faces around those.

Sometimes I see a lot of things in one picture, and then later can only find a few.  If your computer room is dark or dim, you may be able to see more.  Not everybody can see the faces, but see if you can.

You can click on these photos to enlarge them, and then zoom in one more time.  Remember, these photos are mine and are copyrighted.  Please do not take them or use them without my permission.  They are copyrighted. Thanks!

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This one is so weird.  This is my first one, in 2007.  The photos before and after after it were clear.  This was taken around 7:00 in the morning, and the skies were gray.  No sun at all.  I went out to get the newspaper and decided to take a picture of  how high the snow was by the front door.  Instead, I got this.  Lots and lots of energy going down in this picture!  Sometimes I see a huge angel, and some times I see an alien looking dude who uses the windows for eyes.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
These two were taken at The Homestead Museum in Fort Rock, Oregon.  I took them through the window, and it is very possible that the orbs are just dust, but I love these pictures. They get my imagination going.

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Mist and an orb.


Really weird!  This is a snow picture that I over-exposed just for fun.  There are eyes, faces and what looks like a tiny person on the bottom left corner.


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Vapor Owl.  The dots are snow.  I was standing on the front porch, and everything was clear as I looked out into the night yard.  This was probably in 2007.


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This is a cool picture just as is, I think. It is hard to see the large face in the upper right hand corner. I can make out a set of eyes sometimes.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
I see a huge monkey looking head with big round eyes under the tree branches on the right. Actually, there are more than one of them.

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
  An orb, about 6' up, near the tall trees in our yard.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This was taken in May 2010, the night before Grandma's funeral.  Tommy walked out to the end of the grass so he could hear better (he was talking on his phone).  That orb is huge, and orange!  Wow.  And the vapor drifting by is an added touch.  There is also something blurry in the top right hand corner in the trees.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
See the bench?  Look at the orb and face (or faces) by the tree next to it.  This was during last weeks hail storm, taken in August 2010.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This is in the backyard during the hail storm. You can see a faint orb between the trees and there are lots of faces in there too, some of them are really big.


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Hanging out be their favorite set of trees again. There is a large blur in the middle ... look for the eyes.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Creepy face in the car wash, with a little face on his chin.  June 2010.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Devil face?  Car wash, June 2010.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
I see a bear creature that looks like he is blowing bubbles ... 
and in the bubbles are three faces.  There is a face in the white area too .. always look for a set of eyes.  These were taken in the car wash also.  June 2010.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
A monkey blowing bubbles and a chubby little fish?  Car wash photo, June 2010.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This was taken at Fish Lake on the upper McKenzie Highway, which used to be an old stage stop in the old days.  The day was perfectly clear.  The orb is easy to see, but there is a big blur by the porch and sometimes I see the huge head of a military soldier.  I took this picture in the summer of 2009.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This was taken across the driveway from the cabin at Fish Lake in June 2010.  The blurs have weird faces in them.


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This was taken last weekend (August 2010) at Delta Campground near Cougar Reservoir right off of the McKenzie Highway near Blue River.  For more pretty pictures similar to this, please check out my post called  If Shadows Could Talk.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
There is a blur by Cary's arm on the bridge railing. If you enlarge it, you may be able to see a fox like head near the bottom of it.  
Delta Campground, August 2010.


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Delta Campground, Rainbow, Oregon 
August 1, 2010 - check out the blurriness part on the the bottom right.


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Camp Christian, 1912 Farm House. Look in front of the green planters, and around the front door and see if you can spot anything.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
I'm not sure about this one.  It is blurry on the patio, but it may just be a bad exposure.  This was not taken on a digital camera.  This is the house where we lived and where I had my daycare.  It looks spooky in this picture. The inside was nice and cozy.  This place is the inspiration piece for my historical novel that is still inside my head.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Camp Christian, Walterville, Oregon.  Can you see the huge head/face of a woman with long dark hair?  I see her above the girls playing in the field.



This was taken on August 8, 2010 in our front yard.  I see faces near the grass, and what looks like a hole in the grass underneath and between the two trees on the right.  There is a clump of trees by the road where these guys like to hang out at.  It isn't creepy at all, it is just old.  We live on an old major travel highway which was probably Indian route also. 


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Here, I see the huge head of a child, who seems to be crying.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
I took this from the porch, zooming in and looking into the sun, just trying to caputre the deer.   It is not the best picture, but there are faces hidden in the rainbow light.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
What is up with the long, zipper thing on the tree above the deer's head, anyway?  August 8, 2010.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Dana was such a cute baby girl when she was little.


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
I see a big dog head here!  This was taken in our yard on August 24, 2010. 


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Maybe dust?  This was taken by looking in the window of the little replica cabin at Clearwater Park next to the rest area on your way into Oakridge, Oregon.

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
I wonder about the flash of light at the very top on the left hand side?

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
The yellow orb on the right hand side, in the tree?


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Notice white orb on Collin's elbow.




Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Just a blurry photo of the sunset, but it looks like one of the Mario Brother's face in the middle.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Orb or Fairy?  This was taken by the covered bridge on your way to Fall Creek Lake, Oregon.

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This is such a pretty photo.  I pulled off the side of the road and said, okay, you guys, I want to take your picture.  This is what I got.  Otherwordly or not, what a pretty picture.  October 2010, Westfir, Oregon.  Again, here is the link to If Shadows Could Talk.


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Check out Darth Vader and Others on the bottom right. I made it into a sepia picture to make it even a bit more unsettling.  This is the bridge at Westfir crossing the North Fork of the Willamette River.



 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
I see faces in the water a lot and thank God that I don't think about them until the pictures are developed, or I would never go swimming!


Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
There is a face by the bridge and one in the green water.  The orbs are probably sunlight/reflections in this photo.  Enlarge to see more of the green water on the left ... I see faces throughout the water.

Oh, look at this surreal photo that I took December 17, 2010.  A semi had stopped in front of our house, and the driver went inside the cargo unit to make some adjustments or something.  I didn't use a flash, and it isn't the best quality, but I find it a very interesting photo.   What do you think?  You can click to enlarge it.  It looks like there is an animal across the street, and a face in the very upper right hand corner.  Weird stuff!




I have more, but need to dig around for them.  These are found on the page named:  Paranormal/Strange Photos on the top of my sidebar.  



Today is the seventeenth day of the A - Z Challenge, which is hosted by  Arlee Bird's: Tossing It Out.   Several of my blogging friends are participating, and this year there are over 1,200 participants. We post everyday, except for Sundays, and work our way through the alphabet. I am posting past photos that I have taken, and am linking them up to the posts where the photos originated from too. When you are all done here at Oregon Gifts,  please click here to visit the other bloggers who are participating in this challenge. 


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6 comments:

Talli Roland said...

Eeek! Those are some very creepy photos!

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Gloria (The Little Red House with the White Porch) said...

These are some amazing photos, Kathy! I, too, get a lot of orbs in some photos... a friend of mine says it is a loved one that has passed looking out for us! I like that idea. :)
Great post for "X" day!
Best,
Gloria

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

You already know I look for faces, too, because my Daddy always did! When he carved wood spirits (like the one I posted on my blog a few months ago) he would look for the faces first, and begin carving only after he saw the face that belonged to the wood spirit. :)

Lynn said...

Wow, some amazing photos! Thanks for sharing.

Ellie said...

Wow. Spooky photographs! And you've got loads. Is someone trying to tell you something?

Ellie Garratt

【ツ】 ⒶⓃⓃⒺ 【ツ】 said...

Gloria sent me the link to your post. We too have orbs in about 95% of the photos we take within our home. We call them our 'ghosties'. Lots of them can be explained away as dust, but what about the times when we take a photo and it's full of orbs...then we say to the 'ghosties' that we'd like to take a photo without them in it...then the next photo is orbless...then we tell them they can come back for the next photo...and that photo is full of them. That happens all the time...orbs on demand! Weird, yes...viable explanation, no. We see unexplained things in our home, and stranger things happen here too. Whatever it is, it's playful...so we've all learned to cohabitate together. Recently heard from a neighbor that she heard one of the homes had a building accident when a worked died...wonder if that was our home.

Thanks for sharing your orb photos!!!

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