Thursday, January 28, 2010

Ted Serios - "Thoughtography"

Ted Serios was a Chicago bellhop who became known in the 1960s by producing "thoughtographs" on Polaroid film. He claimed these were produced using psychic powers.
Ted Serios was a humble bell-hop from Chicago, a hard drinking, hard smoking working man. For years, he lived a fairly ordinary life, but Ted was nothing but ordinary.

What set Ted apart was his incredible claims that he could 'think' images onto ordinary photographic film. A process that Ted dubbed 'Thoughtography'.

So called 'psychic photographers' were far from uncommon, and a great many of them who claimed to have this ability were exposed as fakes or charlatans. Because of this, Ted's claims were widely rubbished. Read more

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