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Just because it's called ghosting doesn't make it paranormal
7th August 2016 Sarah Chumacero 849 views. 2 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Not all orbs are dust. Some are the results of a photography term called ghosting which is really a form of lens flare. Here is all you need to know about ghosting and how to spot it and why it appears in your photos. The most important thing to note is just because it is called ghosting by photographers, doesn't mean it is paranormal!

Enfield Haunting - Real or Hoax?
15th July 2016 Sarah Chumacero 3254 views. 0 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
The Enfield Haunting is one of the most well known paranormal cases to this day. Movies and TV shows have been 'inspired' by the events. What is the real story behind this haunting? Was one of the most famous hauntings really a hoax?

Misconceptions of a paranormal investigator
7th July 2016 Sarah Chumacero 1168 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
People think a lot of different things about paranormal investigators thanks to television. Here is what it is really like to be a paranormal investigator

Stuff I've learnt along the way
6th June 2016 Sarah Chumacero 277 views. 0 comments. General.
For some of you, you may be ready to take the jump from being a regular that attends paranormal tours to going and starting or joining a paranormal group and conducting your own investigations. Here are a bunch of things I have learned along the way.

When it comes to paranormal equipment, keep it simple!
9th May 2016 Sarah Chumacero 377 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
You don't need a massive kit of equipment if you want to conduct your own investigation. It's fun, but also expensive and un-necessary

Show and Hell with Calvin Von Crush
17th March 2016 Sarah Chumacero 348 views. 0 comments. General, Interviews.
Ahead of his upcoming talk at Paracon 2016, here is an interview with Calvin Crush about his special collection and if ouija boards are really the portal to hell

What do you wear to a paranormal investigation?
29th February 2016 Sarah Chumacero 599 views. 2 comments. General.
It's not a fashion show, it is an investigation. For a bit of fun, here are my tips to be warm, comfortable and practical for your next paranormal investigation.

Tales of J Ward
14th February 2016 Sarah Chumacero 1175 views. 1 comments. Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Locations, General.
J Ward prison for the criminally insane is a location most investigators in Victoria know of. Here are some of my experiences during my many investigations at J Ward

You have a fancy piece of equipment in your hands, but do you really know how it works?
16th January 2016 Sarah Chumacero 401 views. 0 comments. Paranormal Equipment.
If you are going to use a piece of equipment to aide your paranormal investigations, you need to know in detail how it works and more importantly how it can fail you. If you know how a piece of equipment works and measures the environment around you and how false readings can occur, only then can you begin to properly interpret the results.

Working private cases can be emotionally taxing
8th January 2016 Sarah Chumacero 294 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
Sometimes investigators with no locations to investigate take on private cases without truely knowing the responsibility and how involved you need to be. It is more than just an investigation and it can take it's toll on you.

Day investigation of Point Nepean Quarantine station ... the struggle was real
6th January 2016 Sarah Chumacero 1123 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Locations, Paranormal Investigation.
The Quarantine station at Point Nepean is a popular location for enthusiasts in south east Melbourne. The only problem is, you can only access it during the day. So that is what we did!

When I am unmotivated, what is it that drives me to keep pushing on in the world of paranormal?
22nd December 2015 Sarah Chumacero 275 views. 0 comments. General.
We all have our slumps and sometimes we just can't be bothered. So how do we get back into that paranormal state of mind?

When your partner doesn't quite get the whole paranormal investigating thing ....
2nd December 2015 Sarah Chumacero 300 views. 0 comments. General.
I often see many couples investigating together which is lovely ... But what if your partner just isn't into it?

Why I won't watch paranormal movies
19th July 2015 Sarah Chumacero 353 views. 0 comments. General.
Besides being petrified of paranormal movies, I also won't watch them because they are a very fake representation of what a 'haunting' is really like!

Should you research before an investigation?
15th June 2015 Sarah Chumacero 658 views. 0 comments. Paranormal Investigation, General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Some like to go in blind and some like to research before an investigation. Why is it important to research before an investigation?

This one time, at an investigation ...... I ran out
5th June 2015 Sarah Chumacero 404 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Locations.
Most investigators have some kind of experience that shakes them to their core. This is mine and it scared me so much I had to leave the room.

First encounter with a paranormal celebrity
4th June 2015 Sarah Chumacero 353 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Events.
Recap of my day and night with the famous Klinge Brothers from the hit show Ghost Lab

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    Ethics, grief and the paranormal.

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    EVP Burst Sessions

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    The Amityville Horror

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    Are we ready for 'Ghosts' to be proven as real?

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    Why flash photography should not be used on paranormal investigations

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    Digital VS Film Photography .... Which is Better?

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    The power of suggestion is not always obvious, but it is there

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    What do you wear to a paranormal investigation?

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    Tales of Black Rock House - The Drawing Room

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    Very long distance phone calls ..... from the other side

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    EVP and Frequency

    17th April 2018

    Is it paranormal or is it nature?

    17th April 2018

    Slender Man, a blurred line between fiction and reality

    15th April 2018

    Should we be avoiding the energy drinks and surgary treats when we go investigating?

    14th April 2018

    The mystery of the J Ward painting

    13th April 2018

    Is the paranormal supposed to be just experienced and not recorded?

    10th April 2018

    Different ways to work with EVP

    5th April 2018

    Harry Houdini - Magician AND Paranormal Debunker

    3rd April 2018

    What is an EM Pump and why do investigators use them?

    30th March 2018

    I want to believe

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    Don't let fear hold you back

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    Worlds Beyond TV

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    Conversations with a paranormal investigator .... Cat From Spirit Paranormal Investigations

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    Top tips for paranormal investigating

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    Politeness VS Provocation

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    Tesla's 'Supernatural' inventions

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    The effects of white noise

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    Being sensitive to different cultures and the deceased’s privacy during a public paranormal investigation

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    There is always that one annoying person on tour

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    Ethics, grief and the paranormal.