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What is the spookiest/creepiest photo you have ever seen?







I've seen a few, so hard to fully narrow it down - One of the most unsettling ones was the picture of Regina Kay Walters taken by a serial killer before he ended her life. Or the photo of Omayra Sánchez Garzón.







As for a more paranormal aspect, I thought this was pretty eerie. A picture a parent took of their daughter at a play spot:






Whether it is authentic or not I will let you decide, but nevertheless, yikes of it is real!








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I'm someone that's pretty into real crime and the likes. So I've seen some crimescene pictures, corpses, mutilations and the likes. I did my final secondary school final project on the human experiments conducted during WWII, so that contained a lot of gruesome pictures as well. No one particular jumps out at me.
Also pictures of some wounds can be pretty creepy I guess. We had a small project on leprosy, and that did kinda creep me out I guess.
 

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Working in law enforcement for over 25 years, I've seen some gruesome photos but I am jaded and I'm not freaked out by much now. Dead bodies, dismembered bodies, autopsy photos, morgue photos, head shot suicide photos, etc. Doesn't bother me in the least. :lol:
 

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I think most, if not all, of the "face where a face shouldn't be" pics are cases of pareidolia. Wadded-up clothes, some item at a weird angle, shadows, heat shimmer not visible in person but shows up in the pic, etc. There are some REALLY weird ones out there though, that's for sure.

I don't know if it's the creepiest, but you know that well-known picture where the Viet Cong guy is being shot in the head? Creepy enough on it's own, I suppose, but I saw the video that came from and that's super creepy. I'm sure watching someone die violently is always going to be rather disturbing, but I try not to fill my brain with that stuff so that's one of the few things like that I have floating around in there.
 
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I don't get into creepy; but in high school someone sent my mom a very old photograph from a relative's wedding. One of the groomsmen (unnamed) looked EXACTLY like this guy from another school had been part of our prom group a couple weeks before. Even the haircut was right!
 

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I can't really think of the creepiest photo I've ever seen as I have seen quite a few.
This one is definitely not the creepiest, but it is personal...
I have several wedding photos with an orb floating next to me. And I can't see it being a trick of the light because of where the photos were taken and that there are more than one. I don't think it's "creepy" per se, but I do wonder who it might have been in the photo with me.
 

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A freind of mine took a picture couple of months ago from a beach over looking a pier with an angry sea and angry stormy sky..its a excellent picture but every one who looks at it makes them uncomfortable, vunerable and uneasy, shows the photographers skill but man its hard to look at.
 

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I can see photos of all sorts of gruesome stuff but for some reason the old Victorian family portraits always creep me out. Something very unsettling about the way they all stare without smiling, haha.
 

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Greetings! 🎃 🎃 🎃









What is the spookiest/creepiest photo you have ever seen?







I've seen a few, so hard to fully narrow it down - One of the most unsettling ones was the picture of Regina Kay Walters taken by a serial killer before he ended her life. Or the photo of Omayra Sánchez Garzón.







As for a more paranormal aspect, I thought this was pretty eerie. A picture a parent took of their daughter at a play spot:






Whether it is authentic or not I will let you decide, but nevertheless, yikes of it is real!








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these photos sent chills down my spine.
And I cannot seem to unsee it. :(
 

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I can see photos of all sorts of gruesome stuff but for some reason the old Victorian family portraits always creep me out. Something very unsettling about the way they all stare without smiling, haha.
And also "portrait" photos of those folks AFTER they died. Have you seen one of those? Their eyes are still open! So creepy!
 

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The end scene of Paranormal Activity I when Katie looks into the camera...I can't look at again...freaks me out too much
 

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Post mortem photos from years ago when families would pose with the deceased or the deceased would be by themselves. Photos back then were uncommon so many times it was the only photo the family had of the person.

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I've been watching a bunch of YouTube videos and this one channel I watch has a series about creepy back stories of pictures, so there are quite a few that have been pretty creepy.
 

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I have always gotten the willies from pictures of the shroud of Turin. The classic "surgeon's photo" of the Loch Ness monster (wasn't it just a toy submarine with some modelling clay stuck on the top?) and the Solway Firth spaceman - even though it's just the girl's mother with her back turned to the camera - also give me the creeps.
 

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This well known shot gives me the willies as I've been at sea in big storms and it's very scary. From what I can find out, the lighthouse keeper heard the helicopter and thought it was a rescue, but it was the media capturing the dangerous situation.. I'm sure the keeper is glad he just looked out briefly and got back inside.
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Post mortem photos from years ago when families would pose with the deceased or the deceased would be by themselves. Photos back then were uncommon so many times it was the only photo the family had of the person.

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That is so morbid. How could people do that?

I loved John Lennon. When he was murdered The National Enquirer had a picture on their cover of him in his coffin. I was standing in line at the grocery store when I saw the picture and I was horrified. Only the Enquirer could stoop so low to sell their trash.

They did the same thing when Elvis died. Recently on You Tube they had a picture of Tiny Tim in his coffin. It gives me the creeps every time I see the video posted on their site.
 

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That is so morbid. How could people do that?

I loved John Lennon. When he was murdered The National Enquirer had a picture on their cover of him in his coffin. I was standing in line at the grocery store when I saw the picture and I was horrified. Only the Enquirer could stoop so low to sell their trash.

They did the same thing when Elvis died. Recently on You Tube they had a picture of Tiny Tim in his coffin. It gives me the creeps every time I see the video posted on their site.
Very few people owned cameras in the 19th Century. Especially with young children, this may have been their only chance to have a photo or image of their child. Photographers often came to your house to do this, so you wouldn't have to carry a corpse to their studio. It does seem creepy to us, but we're so used to photographing our loved ones in life.

I used to collect 19th Century photographs, and also collected these.
 
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