Why film rather than a digital camera ?
Film is very hard to manipulate and
makes for more concrete undisputable
evidence, where as digital can easily be
manipulated using programs such as
you own a " Film Camera " use it,
if all you have is a digital camera and
you doing it for fun...use it, but do it
with integrity and don't add, subtract
or manipulate the actual photo in
Why use an Analog or cassette recorder?
For the same reasons you want to use
film rather than digital cameras.
Cassettes or any taping device can
easily detect if some one has tried to
manipulate the recording, where again
dropping in additional sound effects
after the fact is easy to do using a
Again, if all you have is digital
recorder then use it and have fun. I
have even used an MP3 player to record
with and had very good luck, but I
highly recommend that at sometime if you
wish be taken seriously you need to
purchase a device capable of making
Flash lights are cheap and more than
likely you already own one but later
down the road you may want to upgrade to
a GOOD L.E.D. hand held version. They
run around $7 buck up but withstand
being dropped and last for 1000's of
hours on a single bulb.
wear a L.E.D. headset made by Coleman,
It has 3 White L.E.D. lights and with
the flick of a switch can go to Red for
night vision. You can snag one for
yourself in the sporting goods dept. at
Wal-Mart for around $15 bucks.
And last but not least a descent
EMF detector will help detect any
electro magnetic fluctuations or
disturbances in a given area. The
disturbances don't necessarily have to
EMF or Electro Magnetic Field can
be found any where that has electric
electricity to operate.
High EMF can cause a variety of effects,
things like nausea, headaches, skin
irritations and rashes. Often when
placed in confined areas people report
mood swings, feelings of being watched
and overall uneasiness.
Using a good EMF detector can help
to find "probable causes" of many
paranormal events and could enable you
to give an alternative scientific
explanation other than something
the other hand should something
paranormal try to manifest itself the
EMF detector will tell you if an areas
magnetic field is, or has changed thus
making you aware of the possibility of
There are hundreds of EMF detectors
available starting from as low as $20
bucks and upward to well over $700. My
suggestion would be, Not to purchase a
cheap $20 model as you typically
get what you pay for.
Stick to what you can afford the $ 50.00
range work great and for the most part
will be all you'll ever need.
own 2, Both (at the time I purchased
them) were under $70 dollars one has an
alarm and a meter type gauge the other
is digital and gives more precise
measurements. I have yet to need
anything more than what either of these
two devises provide and feel spending
any more money than what these cost is
only a waste of your hard earned money.
Look to the right and you can see a
variety of EMF detectors I would
purchase and would recommend you use.
The 5 listed are priced from $30 to
around $80 bucks at the time I wrote
Check them all out and see which suits
your budget best...and buy one. I have
watched the price on all of them raise 3
times in less than a year, they aren't any
cheaper than you'll find here.
Check back in at the home page as I will
be adding more information on how to
conduct a successful ghost hunt without
breaking the bank.
Until next time, be safe and God