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Orbs: The Veil Is Lifting (2007)

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We live in the midst of other dimensions that our eyes alone cannot perceive. New technological advances are allowing us to confirm what many have believed: that there is more to our world than meets the eye. The veil between dimensions is thinning with our increase in consciousness.

Modern digital photography allows us to observe the hidden world of light spheres known as orbs. Bringing together scientists, spiritualists and experts, Orbs is the first full-length documentary to address and explore the orb phenomenon. What are these orbs, and what does their presence mean?

Seth Mead, Hope Mead

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phil-focus, posted on September 30, 2015

I watched half of this, so maybe this was addressed in the second half, but if one is making a documentary on this phenomena doesn't it seem like the very first step you would take is to take the best 10 or 20 photo examples and have them analyzed by a professional photo analyst to eliminate any doubts about lens flare, etc? I'm not saying this isn't a real phenomena as claimed but not doing due diligence seems like a serious omission if you really want your documentary to be taken seriously. The fact this (apparently) wasn't done casts doubt over the whole subject. My apologies if this was addressed in the second half. Honestly I lost patience to wade through the whole thing to see. My other question as to the fast moving ones, why no videos showing this?

maxedmedia1, posted on October 6, 2015


I am one of the film makers of this film and perhaps I can shed a little light on the subject. Basically, this was an extremely limited budget film and resources were limited. The phenomenon is so common that we had assumed that people could simply experience it for themselves by taking their own photos. At least that invitation was the intention. At the end of the day, if someone doesn't want to believe something is possible no amount of evidence will convince them. I appreciate you at least watching half of the film, but I think you are missing out by not watching the last half. If it makes you feel any better, I was brought into the project by a close friend who's family was producing the film. Until that point I had never even heard of the phenomenon and was very skeptical. That is why they invited me to co-produce the film because they wanted the 'devil's advocate' perspective to be of some influence in the film. By the end of filming and having had countless of my own orb photo experiences along the way, I was and still am convinced that there is something to this phenomenon that expands beyond our five 'physical' senses. To answer your final question about getting video footage of the orbs, at the time of filming there had been so little investigation into the phenomenon that we weren't sure how to capture them on film. However, just one year after filming ECETI began using infrared cameras to capture the orbs. You can see one video here: https://youtu.be/-hWxKpcnLaU (and many others if you google: ECETI orb video)

Thanks for your feedback. Perhaps we will do a follow up film with better equipment and resources in the future.

id.alinaraluca, posted on September 23, 2015

I can see them with my naked eye...no camera involved. And they show up in different colors, and sounds..when they appear. :)

BonHeinrich, posted on September 17, 2015

While at Joshua Tree National Park in California and visiting Giant Rock, I witnessed orbs during a small group gathering on a crystal mountain. Two separate visits to this area have both resulted in orb photographs. I will try and copy one for your review. This one was centered around a woman who was involved in ghost hunting activities and her boyfriend, in the background, was a known spiritual psychic from Great Britain. This area where we found many orbs is in a very ancient Native American sacred site.

chantspire, posted on August 7, 2015

A member of our intentional group has taken absolutely amazing images of orbs over the last year or so. Even more surprising to everyone are the images he caught on digital camera of, what appear to be, animal-like presences--ducks, cats, bats and even little Elementals as well as things without description. It's truly eye-opening. We've been sending them out to others in the hope they will ask questions that lead them to further awakening.

bobcolwell, posted on July 25, 2015

I attend drum circles and take pictures while we are playing. I've managed to catch many orbs in my pictures. Here are some: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10203568895442351&set=a.10202773...

~ Bob

quantumjohn, posted on April 30, 2015

orbs are teachers and students .they respond to our thoughts and intentions . where they come from does not matter , their presence is special . clear and protect your conscience . what can you do and share with your own personnel perspective to a loving eternity.

fixitdee, posted on March 22, 2015

Yes this is the beginning. The Unveiling!

eaglewray, posted on March 12, 2015

I've taken photos and videos of UFOs at night, for years using auto-focus and the results were exactly the same circular, but organic, diatom-like, cookie-textured orbs pulsing and changing colors internally with Bio-Luminescent properties. They are out here in the woods all the time, during the evening hours, and can be detected visually as bright, stellar-like independent entities hovering in the sky or even the tree canopies. When I learned to sharpen the focus, in manual mode, a remarkable transformation took place. What I witnessed and filmed using manual focus, were living beings of light, shape-shifting and changing colors with a number of eyes, changing position, in a mutable, flexible state, of flux. I started to interact with them on a daily basis and they would show up, in their favorite posts or positions, hovering in certain tree canopies, appearing as my camera was setup on a tripod, awaiting their presence, around the same time each night. They are waiting for us to notice them, but most people are indoors in front of the television at night. If interested in my genuine videos of this phenomena, check out Walter Wray Jr. Channel on YouTube.

fletchercolette, posted on March 2, 2015

I have been seeing these for so long and trying desperately to share and always being told Im crazy. To have such beautiful souls and brilliant minds discuss this, just blew my socks off. Thank you, a millions times on a million vibrational dimensions...thank you!

jg.wicker, posted on February 23, 2015

I've been getting orbs in my pictures for years, I find they really like the holidays, so now I'm use to them coming, I talk to them and more show up. I have wondered if they were our family & friends that have passed. It doesn't really matter anymore, their are a few that think I'm crasy, that my camera is defective. I wonder why they can't believe. I feel very peaceful when there here and they make life here more interesting.

sj2, posted on February 8, 2015

I congratulate Seth and Hope Mead for making this lovely documentary on Orbs, and thank you both, as well as the individuals interviewed, for taking the time to share these great truths with the world. This documentary provides beautiful insight into the inter dimensional, subtle energy of Orbs. I have taken thousands of photographs of Orbs over the years, and felt inspired to research the quantum physics behind this phenomenon to help me understand the beautiful experience I was having. As I progressed in my awakening the information conveyed by the Orbs accelerated exponentially. The Orbs would convene very direct messages in the photographs with letters, numbers, faces and inter dimensional wormholes opening, with clearly visible Beings of Light inside at the gateway. Last year I published a book called "Cosmic Wheel: A Journey of Photonic Consciousness". I have made this book and all my books available as free PDF downloads at www.smokeandmirrorsbook.com. I have many photographs within the book and provide the quantum physics explaining the extraordinary truth of the expansiveness of the conscious, creative force of light, which I call "Photonic Consciousness". Photonic Consciousness is a higher dimensional consciousness visibly expressed in the third dimension as biophotons, which are the carriers of electromagnetic radiation at varying wavelengths. In the physics of subtle energy "like attracts like", therefore when we raise our frequency into high states of consciousness expressed by energetic states of love, joy, happiness, excitement, peace etc... we attract the higher dimensional Photonic Consciousness into our reality to experience this great truth. And, as we ascend in frequency we absorb higher frequency light at the molecular level triggering a body and mind ascension. This process exponentially increases as we allow for the continued absorption of higher frequency light. The blueprints of creation of the physical world come from higher dimensional realms passing into this reality as Light and Sound, which manifest as matter. Photonic Consciousness is the macrocosmic conduit by which information is transferred into our DNA through the absorption and emission at the biophotonic level. Thus in all things physical, it can be understood as frozen light, meaning light in its densest state, and DNA being the library of this frozen light information. DNA is both the story and song of Photonics Consciousness frozen within the time-space continuum of the third dimension. We are this infinite and eternal expression of Photonic Consciousness frozen within the dense physical world. One day we will return to the higher dimensions. Indeed Orbs are our cosmic inter dimensional family illuminating our path home to the Treasury of Light, and helping humanity realize the birth of the Golden Age. May God bless you on your journey...

emartin770, posted on January 24, 2015

For many years now (as a student of Keylontic Science) orbs have been a regular part of our techniques, psonns, and daily lives. I feel resonant with their thoughts of the veil lifting since we are fully into the Stellar Activation Cycle (S.A.C.). Since the Earth is shifting her frequency for the SAC we're all experiencing this shift as well. You can begin to really see the orbs by working with your own frequencies. These are very interesting times indeed. With the three day particle conversion period approaching a great many things will be revealed. I look forward to huge positive interactions.

ojibwelightwarrior, posted on January 23, 2015

In the year 2011 during the month of December I would take digital still shots of thousands of these orbs. I was living in the country, far from the city. At first my photos showed nothing, then a few, then hundreds, then thousands, then a few. It was like a herd was coming through. Recently my vibration increased to the point where I could see them with my eyes, only one time and not since then. I find them amazing.

dragonwchimes, posted on January 18, 2015

I have been photographing them for years now and I have found them in heavy concentration around animals, especially horses. I discovered filming them quite by accident around Christmas 2014 and since then, I film them almost every day. My home is loaded with them. I've filmed in other homes in lesser concentrations. I live on the side of an ancient mountain and there is an energy vortex here. I can film hundreds of them flitting by fast, some slow, some flashing like traffic lights as they go by..some have even come around me, checking my feet. Some will be brilliant white, some transparent and some have colours like flashing pink! Some will be big, come right up to me and then stop and fly off in a different direction. I have noticed that they are more numerous at certain times of the day especially in the middle of the night and their directions vary. For several days, they come from the south at night, north during the day, now they are coming in from the southeast for the past few days..amazing! I have them up on youtube now.

ZackLMiles, posted on January 15, 2015

I had never heard of orbs until I saw this video. But I think I had seen orbs before without a camera. ( I was lying in bed with a neck injury. ( fracture in a vertebrae c5 and c6) And I am not big on pain killers because think I am allergic to them. I get itching problems with pain killers, so I never take them. So I had been lying there meditating trying to calm my pain for quite sometime and when I opened my eyes I saw several clear blue spheres floating around above me. I watched them for a long time above me and even slowly floating through the wall behind me. I wondered what they were for so long now. This video just totally explained that for me. :-) I had thought they were what people star angels. But this is closer to what I had perceived that day. I love this site. Thank you.

sonya.girard, posted on January 7, 2015

The first time I truly observed orbs on a photo was when a group of us went to stay with indigenous people in the Amazon (ecotourism with the wonderful Pachamama Alliance) - there were literally thousands!! At first, I thought they were condensation from the humidity on the lens but my friend Michael told me these were orbs, he was really excited and said he's seen them before but never this many! I have to say I was a bit skeptical, although enticed to know more... now I see them often, even without a camera in the corner of my eyes, around when I am in a deep sate of love & gratitude, meditation or dancing. Thank you for this movie which continues to open our consciousness and knowledge - what exciting times we live in!

lauraburnell2681, posted on September 24, 2014

I decided to sit in my living room in the dark and video with my cell phone, with the flash on. I started to see the moving lights. I put on some meditative music and they became more prevalent. It was awesome! Everyone should try this. Orbs are real! This is so exciting to have first hand experience of this other dimension of energy beings. Yes, they are all around us. I find this comforting and awe inspiring!

Shyann7772002, posted on April 18, 2014

I knew the comment section would b full. This film was very nice to watch. My cat is seeing orbs or spirit
all the time, he looks in certain spots and stares lol Tonight I took a pic of him and sure enough an orb was behind him.
Plus, for the first time I got a moving light, a thick cylindrical shape. I heard cracking sounds in that spot of my home
and that's where the orb streak was :) I have taken pics where there were hundreds of orbs around me, I know its not
dust because the next pic will have a lot fewer or none, they can be gone that fast :) I loved reading others experiences too.

karen.co, posted on March 26, 2014

Many years ago I bought a box camera at a school fair. I think it must have been from the 1930's and I only paid a nickle! Anyway....
I took a photo of a friend of mine and I always loved the photo because it looked like he was twirling with hundreds of "balls of light" all around him. I always thought the photo was overexposed in spots or something.
My friend took his own life about a year after the photo was taken and I have since lost the photo. Hmmmm
A great film, thank you so much!

ceritasfgp, posted on March 11, 2014

I have done photography for many years and have shot and understand sun & or light flares. I did intentionally shoot some early morning shots with sun and also fill from flash and they were certainly not what I would call normal refraction. Interesting becaue I gave them file names like angel lights and divine light.
I really enjoyed watching this and I am a Reilki Master, I had second level attunement at the time I took the photos, I just went back and looked at the pictures again and some are slightly differant and also there are some that have alot of color as well as a few with an unusual shape almost like a square wing on each side of an orb.

A few were in front of part of the picture causing some diffusion in that area indicating depth.

I shot these pictures at Elk Lake about 6;30 AM outside of Bed,OR I'll bet the producers aren't a bit surprised!

themayan, posted on March 10, 2014

i took some pictures in my apt. and got no orbs, but when I asked if there were any spirits here I got orbs of light . I was amazed. I live in phoenix area.. I will be taking more picts.. in the future and learning more about higher vibrations.

loubet, posted on March 3, 2014

Saw my first orb last night after thinking of my father yesterday. I created a meme borrowed from someone else that said, "A silent whisper, a silent tear, with all my heart, I wish you were here." Posted it and spoke to several people about it. Thinking of my wonderful father and missing him. Later that night I was pulling the covers over me and there it appeared at the foot of my bed to the right, raised up then shot to the left and disappeared. I wondered if it was Dad.

ladymorosan, posted on February 19, 2014

I like Orbs, I just don't want them giggling at me in the bathroom.

wittmank, posted on February 19, 2014

2 years ago, about 10 ft above my apartment I witnessed a blue, perfect circle orb. It moved in a steady, slow and straight line. It was early evening, Maui HI. I followed it until my path would not allow me to continue, and it never changed it's pattern of speed or direction. I was hoping this would help explain more.... it does to a degree, though my inquiry is still so grand. I wish for a moment like that again. It was remarkable.

jbrand1997, posted on February 15, 2014

This was fun. For many years now, we have had lots and lots of orbs show up in our family photos. I have seen orbs in my home and most importantly at the moment of my mother's last breathe. Thank you for producing this!

Universal60640, posted on February 12, 2014

I loved it! Thank you!

maxedmedia1, posted on January 27, 2014

I helped produce this film and just subscribe to GaiamTV a few days ago. I'm very pleased to see it available here. I hope you all enjoy it.

booklover1969, posted on February 1, 2014

I watched this and was totally transfixed. I have seen pictures with Orbs but didn't know what they were. I have begun to see them in the sunlight. But the most profound thing - was when I was listening to a very high frequency music track I slipped into either an OBE or a different dimension I wrote a poem titled Colorful Orbs. I was amazed because I wasn't physically seeing them sitting at my desk at work during lunch but more from my Third Eye and communicated love telepathically with them. The akashic records downloaded information into my consciousness where I learned, felt, saw that we are never alone and Orbs only love. The ones I saw were blue and sparkled like diamonds and then changed to royal purple. I felt a bliss and a sense of Oneness. Then I touched one which was warm and soft. It puffed out a bit and then turned pink. I felt this incredible love wash over and through me. It was so profound I had tears streaming down my face.

Thank you so much! This movie was such a gift to me!! Sending you much love!


maxedmedia1, posted on February 18, 2014

That sounds like an amazing experience. I'm glad our film has inspired some new astral travels for you. Blessings.

egyptiansoul, posted on October 27, 2013

They don't just show up in photos. U can see them in motion on baby monitor video screens. Some if them fly around and I saw a large one sitting behind someone's head who was in Hospice.

apriel, posted on October 25, 2013

I have many orbs taken in-around my home here in Oregon...living next to a beautiful river. Some have animals in them. Entities-angels, and family members that have passed on. I always request them to please be still long enough so to get a clear likeness of their essence and joy. I can tell if they're uneasy, shy or down right mischievous... I take the pictures anyway, unless they chose to interfere with the camera ;)

laughingdoe2, posted on February 10, 2014

Apriel ,
I took some pictures of Orbs in my apt, near a river, i had so many in my apt at a time that it looked smoky.
I live in Portland area, I smudged my apt, it was clear for a day or so then a very large white one appeared, that wiggled in the side of my camera, I have moved since then and they have reappeared, there was one that my dog was growling atit was yellowish, green and seemed to be moving, that was last year. Then several nights ago and last night she was hiding under my desk, or in the closet, like she was afraid of something, so I turned off the lights, and snapped some pictures and the smoky orbs are back. they are big !

juliotorres2006, posted on October 21, 2013

Six years ago while in NY with my ex-girlfriend, she noticed in the picture she took of me sitting on a wooden chair in a church, I was surrounded by several orbs. She then sat on the same chair and nothing appeared for her. I returned to sit on the chair and the orbs appeared again. I'm guessing, her energy was not as full of light as mine was, which I totally get -- knowing who she was.

txpist, posted on December 4, 2013

Dearest Julio, I naturally did not know your girlfriend but your comment seems to infer that you having orbs around you were indicative of your "spiritual superiority". In my experience, such things are not so easily cut and dried, so to speak. Perhaps there are other explanations for you not being able to capture orbs around her on film..maybe you needed them more than she did on that particular day, for instance! I find that our egos are capable of muddying the water in matters of spiritual growth just as easily as in more earthly and mundane concerns. We all should be wary of playing the "I'm more evolved than you are!" games. Just a thought. Take care.

Thalie, posted on October 21, 2013

I have enjoyed this film for it shows that people want to understand spiritual realities. The spirit guides that accompany me on this journey have told me that we, human beings, create these orbs with our emotions and thoughts. So we don't attract them, we create them! There was even a man in this film who affirmed that he could project his own consciousness out of his body and he was photographed with an orb beside his head. It's like that for all of us. Children create more of them for they are more spontaneous, joyful, loving and expressive. People in this film where saying that there are more and more orbs but it is quite normal for us to see more and more of them, for digital photography has made it possible for us to witness this. We feel, we create orbs. We think, we create orbs. That simple! We ARE spiritual beings after all and creators of energetic forms!

go2mark, posted on August 19, 2013

i have hundreds of pictures. they will show up no matter what. has nothing to do with music or thoughts or woop de do. they show up in cemeterys, empty buildings, prisons and anywhere they feel like showing up.

SHELLEYS, posted on August 15, 2013

There will always be mysteries. I love the pictures and the ideas about what orbs might be.

Rudyarana, posted on May 26, 2013

buitiful, i love it. i believe in love and i am totally convinced that we are entering a new age of love.

damnedramb, posted on April 30, 2013

there could have been more information in this one and maybe somework from Joshua p warren

Gaiam_TV, posted on April 30, 2013

We actually have a whole show with Joshua Warren: http://www.gaiamtv.com/video/joshua-warren-hunting-ghosts, enjoy!

marystavrou, posted on April 25, 2013

I recently attended and evening of music, dancing and great food. I was amazed by the orbs in the pictures of the event around the band and on the dance floor...love this validation that they like music...intuitively, i sense they are relatives of the band members.

Liz Haapanen, posted on March 30, 2013

I have been photographing orbs for years and I loved this documentary! These people were friends to my heart by the end and what they said is what I too have learned from the orbs, photographing and studying them... even the same language appears, and these are deep messages we're getting. It was a great confirmation to me that we are all on the same page and we thought we were reading different books. So happy to see this beautiful illustration of this amazing phenomenon. Thank you Hope and Randy Mead. Great photos!

tapho, posted on January 30, 2013

I'm a very open-minded person and I do believe that orbs exist, but I'm rather disappointed with this film. I would have liked to have seen more science behind it. A lot of these photographs can be discounted by being outdoors (dust and particles in the air, water vapor..etc) and flash was being used constantly. Even where photographs were taken indoors, there were too many reflective areas which could cause "orbs." I would have liked to have seen a more scientific approach taken.

If orbs are self-illuminating (even if they're not on the visual spectrum of the human eye), then you should be able to catch just as many orbs without flash that you do with flash.

The constant use of flash, reflective objects, artificial light sources, and particles in the air discounted the majority of the photographs they showed. One person said that he was able to discount that they were water vapor or reflected light. I'd like to see the proof behind this statement.

The only photograph that really made any impact was the one where the Native American was able to manifest his thought to the left-hand side of his eye.

The "experts" were merely disclosing their opinions and personal beliefs without really backing it up.

loooov12, posted on November 6, 2013

What made a impact on me was when for the very first time I saw a firefly.....

marlamartenson, posted on January 26, 2013

What an awesome film. I caught orbs in 2 photos in an old hotel at night once. I still have the photos and look at them once in awhile.

jones, posted on December 27, 2012

This sound is me jumpin right into virtual reality to purchase a camera then out into the night with an open heart. Thanks so much for your inspiration.

P, posted on December 14, 2012

I have many pictures of orbs myself, and also a clear and distinctive picture of an angel...

StephDG, posted on November 2, 2012

Enjoyed this documentary especially the closeup photography of so many orbs. I see orbs in my family photos. They show up more during holiday gatherings. The veil truly is lifting.

CMighion, posted on September 18, 2012

Thought provoking, beautiful, and comforting.

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