Nationally known historical investigator Joe Nickell tells us how to identify and date old photos and how to distinguish originals from copies and fakes. He addresses forensic application, qsurreptitious photography, q and legal concerns. Particularly intriguing is his discussion of camera tricks, darkroom deceptions, retouching techniques, computer technology, and trickery detection. Nickell concludes with an exciting look at qparanormalq photography: alleged photographs of ghosts, UFOs, and legendary creatures, qmiracle pictures, q and psychokinetic (ESP-produced) photos.Some claims a of levitation, for instance a may be performed either as an illusion for an audience, as a magiciana#39;s stage trick, or for the camera. Only those phenomena meeting the latter criterion will be included in the following discussion:anbsp;...
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