Ghost photographer and researcher Tim Scullion discusses his new book

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Tim Scullion, Author of Haunted Historic Colonial Williamsburg Virginia: with Breakthrough Ghost Photography joined Kathlynn Stone on Good Day Virginia.

He gave an in-depth explanation of how he gathered his photographers and what readers can expect from the book.

We have the book's press release information below.

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PRESS RELEASE

 Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., is pleased to announce the release of Haunted Historic Colonial Williamsburg Virginia: with Breakthrough Ghost Photography by Tim Scullion featuring groundbreaking ghostly photos of America's largest living museum. This book is a look into a world we cannot see with the naked eye. The advanced electronics of the digital camera have become the eyes through which we can see evidence of the paranormal! Most ghosts, apparitions, phantoms, wraiths, or whatever you choose to call them, have an appearance like nothing you have ever imagined—are you ready for proof of an alternate reality?

Join ghost photographer and researcher Tim Scullion on a two-year tour of Colonial Williamsburg, America’s haunted historic city of ghosts. Visit 43 creepy locations where Scullion describes his paranormal odyssey to capture and explain each apparition, a bit of historical and paranormal background of the building it appears in or over, and insights about these ghostly beings that he has learned from careful observation. With more eighteenth-century buildings and homes than any other place in America, Scullion has learned the secret to consistently capturing ghostly apparitions of all kinds on camera. Examine 230 paranormal images that are beautiful, ugly (if not horrifying!), bizarre, and defy explanation. He also provides historic accounts, ghost sightings, and narrative, insights, and introspection for each location. Colonial Williamsburg is a hotspot for ghosts!

Author Tim Scullion specializes in fine art photography as well as the paranormal. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from William and Mary and is a published author/photographer. Among his works is a novel called Nick—which removes all of the commercial trappings of Christmas and takes the reader to a place where giving oneself is the real meaning of the holiday. Tim has written and illustrated a children’s book, called the Kids Forever Club, with an emphasis on safe and educational activities for parents to participate in with their children. He has also written a guitar instruction series of four books on advanced lead guitar. "About 5 years ago while working at Colonial Williamsburg as a tour guide, I was asked to give ghost tours. I was a profound skeptic about ghosts, but I did it because it sounded like fun. On these ghost tours, every once-in-a-while someone would take a photo (usually with just a cell phone) and capture something paranormal that no one could see with the naked eye. As a photographer myself I thought, if a random tourist could capture something on a cheap cell phone camera, what could I do with my equipment? So over the next two years I began to experiment with my techniques and with the technology. I began to get ghost photos of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Out of over 10,000 photos taken in a 2-year span, I have selected 230 of the very best to include in this book. I have classified these photos into three different categories: Geo-lights—apparitions of various colors and geometric shapes of light, Classic whites—with an appearance of a white, ephemeral face with eyespots and sometimes a nose and/or mouth feature, and Visages—faces with distinguishable human features. However, there are some photos which defy a rational description and for which I have no explanation—perhaps only God does. The great thing about Colonial Williamsburg is that there is a concentration of ghosts here due to the area’s amazing history and its role in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. For those that are skeptical of the veracity of the photographs, I have set aside a folder of some of my best photos to be released at the proper time to be examined by experts so that they can determine that they have not been tampered with or altered in any way! This book not only is proof that life continues after death, but also that the forms that it can take are boundless. It has profoundly changed the way I look at life and death, and I believe that it will do the same for anyone that reads it. Existentialism is no longer a viable belief system; here is proof that there is life after death, along with an infinite number of questions that we know no answers to . . . yet!"—Tim Scullion

About the Publisher Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is a family-owned, independent publisher of high-quality books. Since 1974, Schiffer has published thousands of titles on the diverse subjects that fuel our readers' passions. From our traditional subjects of antiques and collectibles, arts and crafts, and military history, Schiffer has expanded its catalog to publish books on contemporary art and artists; architecture and design; food and entertaining; the metaphysical, paranormal and folklore; and pop and fringe culture, as well as books for children. Visit www.schifferbooks.com to explore our backlist of more than 5,800 titles.

For more information or to request a review copy or interview with the author, please contact Tracee Groff at 610-593-1777 or traceeg@schifferbooks.com. To receive regular announcements about new releases from Schiffer Publishing, sign up for our e-newsletter. Tracee Groff Marketing Manager Schiffer Publishing, Ltd 4880 Lower Valley Rd. Atglen, PA 19310 USA (610) 593-1777 www.schifferbooks.com Digital Catalogs


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