It's the season for spookiness. And virtually since the beginning of photography, people have used cameras to capture glimpses of the supernatural--both intentionally and unintentionally. Back in 1917, for example, little girls posed with magical fairies. These days, quaint old photos featuring paranormal juxtapositions look obviously fake, but that doesn't stop people today from investigating creepy photos of supernatural phenomena as avidly as ever.
Why not celebrate Halloween by making your own "spirited" photos? It's easy. All you need is your digital camera, a tripod, some candles or flashlights, and the patience to wait until nightfall. If you want to take your photos to the next level, pick up some pumpkin carving tips from ExtremePumpkins. And when you're ready, follow along for some tips on taking spooky photos this Halloween.