25 Mysterious And Creepy Photos That Might Never Be Explained

Posted by on November 13, 2015

Since the invention of photography back in the 19th century, numerous mysterious photos featuring unexplainable things have been taken. These days, with all the modern technologies, and sophisticated photo editing programs, almost every “mysterious photography” is immediately accused of being fake or a hoax. In past decades though, there was no such thing as Photoshop and yet, a number of old, in some cases even black and white photos with disturbingly baffling content have survived until the present day. As these pictures could not have been edited back in the time when they were taken, some of them have never been explained (at least not convincingly). We have searched the web through and compiled a list with 25 Mysterious Photos That Might Never Be Explained. From eerie ghostly figures and time travelers to unexplainable natural phenomena, sea monsters and extremely strange deaths, all of the photos featured in this post have left experts baffled, lacking any definite explanations to what really happened in them. If you like eerie stories and creepy mysteries, you will certainly enjoy watching these 25 Mysterious And Creepy Photos That Might Never Be Explained. And if you want even more spooky photos check out these 25 Creepy Vintage Halloween Photos Too Scary To Handle.


Hook Island sea monster

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In 1964, French photographer Robert Serrec spotted and took a quick picture of what resembled a giant snake-like creature resting on the sea floor off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Some sources claimed it could have been a long tarp or something similar. However, no credible explanation has ever been found for this bizarre photo.


Hessdalen lights

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Since the 1940’s (possibly earlier) there has been a strange light phenomenon observed in the Hessdalen Valley, Norway. The spectacle has a form of white or yellow light of unknown origin standing or floating above ground level. Between 1981 and 1984, the lights were observed up to 20 times per week but have drastically reduced in frequency since then to about 10–20 times per year. Despite ongoing research and numerous working hypotheses, there is no convincing explanation of the origin of these lights.


Coopers´ family photo

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Back in the 1950´s, the Cooper family from Texas moved into their new house. Once there, they took a family photo but when the picture was developed, the image of a body falling from the ceiling was clearly visible. As further investigation on this story has brought no plausible explanation, there exist many speculations; including one that argues that the shadow is the ghost of the previous owner of the house.


Time traveler

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On footage from a Charlie Chaplin´s promotional film shot in 1928, there is a woman who appears to be talking into a cell phone. Needless to say, back in the 1920´s mobile phones were yet to be invented. Nevertheless, even the lady´s gestures and behavior is eerily familiar to what we see on the streets nowadays.


Falcon Lake incident

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In 1967, Stefan Michalak reportedly encountered an unidentified flying object near Falcon Lake, Canada. Michalak was close enough to touch the object but then, it suddenly lifted off, knocking him on his back. Michalak claimed to have been burnt by the object´s exhaust vent that was covered with a grid. The hot gases even left burn marks on his chest as it can be seen in the photo. After this bizarre accident, Michalak got very sick, suffering from symptoms typical of radiation but the nature of the burns has remained a mystery.