Kirlian Photography? Simple English please!
We're talking about a technique in photography that captures the auras of living creatures.
To take such pictures, you need to place a sheet of photographic film on a metal discharge plate. The high voltage applied to the metal plate causes exposure. This electrical discharge between the object and the metal plate is captured by the film, resulting in pictures similar to the above.
In 1939, Semyon Kirlian and his wife developed this type of photography. The best demonstration of their work are the photographs of a leaf at several intervals. According to the experiments, the electrical charges vary depending on the voltage, frequency of stimulus, humidity and pressure of the object or person on the imaging surface.
As beautiful as the pictures taken using the Kirlian photography are, the debate and controversy surrounding the technique gets bigger by the day. Some skepticals say that these “auras” are a simple interaction between electricity, skin and air. No big or metaphysical discoveries are involved
What do you say?