Posts tagged
‘lightning daguerreotypes’

Those Ghostly Faces in the Windows: How Were They Made?

How were the mysterious, ghostly “faces in the window” images made? I invite my readers to try their hand (or face) at creating their own. Prizes for the best (non-photo-shopped) examples.

Lightning Daguerreotypes

Lightning Daguerreotypes One of the most fortean of lightning freaks is the “lighting daguerreotype,” where pictures are found impressed upon the skin by a bolt from the blue or where a face or figure is mysteriously etched upon a window pane.