A little chill went down my spine when I saw the orb in a photo I took of my grand daughters last Christmas. It is one of my favorite pictures and I looked at it many times but I never seen the orb until now.
Mary Ann Winkowski, a person that has seen and worked with ghost since she was 4 years old, says orbs are just family members who have passed over. The non-scary kind of spirit. These are the ones who have gone to the other side and just drop by from time to time to see how their loved ones are doing. The scary kind of ghost are the ones who have decided to stay earth-bound. They do not manifest as orbs. Mary Ann Winkowski says our family, who are in Spirit, always attend family gatherings so it is very likely you will capture orbs in the pictures you take.
I used to get upset when I would find a spot in my picture and wonder why I didn’t see the spot at the time of taking the pictures or why I didn’t clean my lens. It was later I discovered the spots could be orbs.
So what is the difference between a dust spot or an orb? Mary Ann Winkowski explains that an orb has a design in it, while dust has nothing in it. I wasn’t so sure of that so I went searching for orb pictures on the internet. I found orbs with designs and ones without. They both look pretty convincing to me but I am no expert.
I became curious about the “spots” I had seen in my pictures so I went and checked them out. I found orbs all over them and amazingly only in family gatherings. I also found that the first picture I would take would have an orb and the second wouldn’t. One set of pictures really surprised me. It was a generational picture of my husband’s family. One picture showed a bunch of orbs but not in the other. Did the past generations of the Schaub family show up? It wouldn’t surprise me, the land we live on has been in the family for the last 3 generations.
It was fun looking for orbs in old family pictures. Below are some of the pictures I found that had orbs. I have also included some orb pictures I found on the internet.
Look through your family photos see if you can find some orbs. I bet you will.
For fun I have included a talk by Joshua P Warren on orbs.
Here is the website for Mary Ann Winkowski.