Instrumental Trans Communication (ITC) is the name for the technique of contacting the SubConscious, the UnConscious & the SuperConscious, using any electronic means to capture images or to record voices (EVP : Electronic Voice Phenomenon). Listening to the sounds and the music, you go in a trance and start channeling spiritual entities, making "Blackout Poetry" (= automatic writing in reverse: you don't write words, you erase words), finding their voices on an old MP3-player.
Some of you might remember a blog I did last year, Only the Creepiest Photos Ever Taken. It was a small collection of something I’d just discovered — Victorian mourning photography, in which the dead are posed as if they were “just sleeping” and photographed, creating an expensive memento mori that was often the only photograph a family would have of the deceased loved one.
Well, I just found something creepier. A lot creepier. It’s a sub-genre of the Victorian mourning portrait, in which photographers clamp and pose the dearly departed in such a way that they look fully awake — usually standing up, eyes either held open by some unknown mechanism (shudder) or with pupils painted over closed eyes, to very, very creepy effect. They’re too crazy and weird not to share with you guys, but I’ll do the nightmare-prone among you a favor and save the first image until after the jump. (There’s nothing lose-your-lunch gross about these — this ain’t rotten.com, after all — they’re just deeply unsettling.)
The girl’s rigid hands and painted-on pupils — not to mention the edge of a stand behind her left leg — give it away.