Thanks to modern technology and sophisticated photo editing programs, almost every mysterious or creepy photo is accused of being fake. In past decades though, there was no such thing as Photoshop and yet, a number of old creepy pictures with stories have survived. As these pictures could not have been edited back in those days, some of them have never been fully explained (at least not convincingly). Are the scariest photos in history real or are they fake? We’ll let you be the judge. Get ready because you’re about to see creepy things hidden in pictures, ghost pictures, disturbing death photos and much more. If you like eerie stories and creepy mysteries, you will certainly enjoy 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.
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Hampton Court ghost
This ghostly figure was captured on a security camera at the Hampton Court, a royal palace located in the Greater London area. The figure appeared to be closing one of the palace´s doors but when the guards arrived at the place, nobody was there. As the palace has a long and violent history, the figure is believed to be one of several ghosts that are rumored to haunt the building.
Found in the arid grasslands of the western part of Southern Africa, the fairy circles are circular patches of barren land. Typically occurring in monospecific grassy vegetation, the circles vary between 2 and 15 meters (7 and 49 feet) in diameter. The origin and history of fairy circles have long been a puzzle and even now, scientists are still not sure who or what create them. One favored assumption is that a sand termite is responsible for the circles, but the range of the phenomena is much wider than that of the termite species.
Solway Firth spaceman
One of the world´s most famous mysterious photos, this image was taken by Jim Templeton near Solway Firth in Cumbria, England in 1964. Behind Templeton´s daughter who was supposed to be the only figure in the picture, there is another entity resembling a spaceman. But Templeton insisted he did not see anyone else present when the photograph was taken. Modern analysis suggested that the figure might have been the photographer’s wife, standing with her back towards the camera, but not even this explanation is convincing enough.
Pyramid on the Moon
This image was taken by Apollo 17 in December 1972 during its flight to the Moon near the area known as Geophone Rock. NASA listed this image as “blank”. But after retouching the photo, you can see that is not completely blank. Turning up the contrast, a pyramidal structure can be observed. NASA has never given a credible version of the issue which has led to some speculations about what else can actually be on the Moon, hidden to public awareness.
Freddy Jackson picture
In 1919, Freddy Jackson was accidentally killed by an airplane propeller while working as an air mechanic. Two days later, his squadron took a group photo but when the photo was developed, Freddy Jackson was in the photo. The shocked crew confirmed that the man in the photo was indeed, Jackson. In fact, the picture was taken on the same day as Jackson’s funeral was held. It is believed that Jackson’s spirit was unaware of his death and showed up to have his picture taken as scheduled.