‘Orbs’ are whitish, circular patches that appear on digital photographs as a result of interaction between the camera’s sensor and particles of dust or moisture. (See our Photographic Anomalies page.) However, some people still adhere to the view that they are the preliminary stage in a manifestation of a ghost or spirit. Images presented on this basis are rife across the internet.
It’s naughty to poke fun at foibles, but I couldn’t resist a trawl for the silliest orb photos I could find — or the challenge of thinking up some equally silly captions. The following were all discovered parading in the full glare of the public domain.
‘Nobody loves me. Everybody hates me. I guess I’m gonna go and meet orbs.’
Following Christmas dinner, emanations were often traceable to Dad.
Today’s high insurance premiums are due partly to the millions of claims for haunted sofas.
The threat posed by orbs is minimal when compared to the clear and present danger of a glowing white butt-triangle.
When the glitter-ball became more interesting than the floor-show, Patrick wondered what he was doing with his life.
Raw sex-energy. Another common cause of orbs.
Since the recession and his divorce, Brian has struggled to provide his orbs with the standard of living to which they’re accustomed.
It was around the age of eleven that Damien’s skills with Photoshop took a sinister turn.
‘Fairy, my ass – get outta here! Just coz I’m a baby, don’t mean I’m a fool!’