Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of Dec 15, 2010

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Zak and the guys join close friend Gary Galka and his family in Connecticut to help them find closure after a tragic loss. 960 1280

  

On September 25, 2004, Gary's 17-year-old daughter Melissa struck a tree with her car and died 3 days later. 960 1280

  

A painting of Mel's prom dress that fellow students made for her. 960 1280

  

Since Melissa's death, Gary has become an award winning paranormal investigator and he started a company that produces some of the equipment Ghost Adventures uses. 960 1280

  

An employee at Gary's workshop building Mel Meters. 960 1280

  

The family puts a wreath on Mel's grave on her birthday each year. 960 1280

  

Aaron and Nick filming above a waterfall in Connecticut. 960 1280

  

The guys said a prayer for Melissa and the Galka family inside this church. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Gary inside his workshop where RT EVP Detectors are also created. 960 1280

  

Zak and Aaron first learned about the Galkas' birthday tradition in the car. 960 1280

  

The guys visited Mel's high school before the investigation. 960 1280

  

Mel's old room is still exactly the way she left it except for the photos from friends on her bed. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron check out new gear at Gary's workshop. 960 1280

  

Skateboarder
Skateboarder

Skateboarder

Aaron Goodwin captured this shot of a skateboarder in a massive drainage ditch in Henderson, NV. Aaron shot with a Canon EOS 7D.
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skateboarders in a tunnel

skateboarders in a tunnel

When shooting in a tunnel, change your setting to AV (Aperture Priority), which allows you to change your F-Stop that controls your shutter speed. Your shutter speed will slow down as it gets darker. 960 1280

  

Selfie of Aaron Goodwin

Selfie of Aaron Goodwin

In this image, Aaron used a remote trigger with his iPhone to position the camera away from him and out of reach in order to get the perfect shot. 960 1280

  

underneath shot of a skateboarders board

underneath shot of a skateboarders board

When you're shooting your subject, focus on the shadow and not the person. Here, Aaron took shots from different angles to enhance the overall quality of the photo. 960 1280

  

Selfie of Aaron Goodwin

Selfie of Aaron Goodwin

Spinning on a chair creates the perfect selfie with a motion blur background. 960 1280

  

aaron goodwin captures a selfie standing next to an RV

aaron goodwin captures a selfie standing next to an RV

Aaron shoots a reflecting selfie off the side of an Airstream RV in Las Vegas. 960 1280

  

Red Rock Canyon sunset

Red Rock Canyon sunset

Aaron captures a low shot of the cactus and the sun setting over the Red Rock Canyon. 960 1280

  

Panoramic picture of Red Rock Canyon sunset

Panoramic picture of Red Rock Canyon sunset

Using a Sony Alpha NEX-7, Aaron captures a beautiful shot of the sun setting behind the Red Rock Canyon Mountains in Nevada. Originally a full-size photo, this shot was cropped into a panoramic. 960 1280

  

BLT sanwich from Hash House A Go Go

BLT sanwich from Hash House A Go Go

Aaron shoots with a Sony DSC-RX100 to capture a high shot of a classic but extremely delicious shot of a BLT sandwich at Hash House a Go Go. 960 1280

  

Chicken and waffle at Hash House A Go Go

Chicken and waffle at Hash House A Go Go

Using natural light and different angels, Aaron captures a tasty shot of Hash House A Go Go’s Chicken and Waffles. Be creative when you shoot (i.e. from the side, at an angle). The shot doesn’t always have to be head-on. 960 1280

  

Chicken and Waffles with a colorful drink

Chicken and Waffles with a colorful drink

Adding color to a muted photo -- in this case, a colorful drink -- accentuates the photo. 960 1280

  

Lou Ruvo building in Nevada

Lou Ruvo building in Nevada

Using a Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Aaron takes the perfect shot of Lou Ruvo. When taking architectural shots, take advantage of the sun setting to capture a cool sun flare on the building. Aaron chooses to focus on the various lines on the outside of the building, rather than the entire building. 960 1280

  

Vertical shot of the inside of Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Vertical shot of the inside of Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

A vertical shot of Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, designed by Frank Gehry. While shooting, Aaron used a series of settings. In post/edit mode, the 3 shots were merged together to create the perfect shot, as pictured here. 960 1280

  

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Nick stands at attention in his Civil War uniform on the Gettysburg battlefield. 960 1280

  

Zak and Nick huddle around a campfire at Gettysburg. 960 1280

  

Aaron gets a shot of Nick among the tents at the Civil War re-enactors' encampment. 960 1280

  

This tent is the headquarters for the company of Civil War re-enactors. 960 1280

  

Nick attaches a bayonet to his rifle at the Gettysburg re-enactment. 960 1280

  

Re-enactors fire a Civil War-era cannon at Gettysburg. 960 1280

  

The state flag of Pennsylvania is planted outside the encampment at Gettysburg. 960 1280

  

19th- and 21st-century imaging technologies mingle at the Gettysburg re-enactment site. 960 1280

  

Glass-plate negatives of Zak, Nick and Aaron in Civil War uniforms are set aside to dry. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron line up with Civil War re-enactors for this old-fashioned photograph. 960 1280

  

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Zak standing next to the hospital building at Pennhurst 960 1280

  

Nick and eyewitness Briana Pietropaula in the administration building. 960 1280

  

Aaron explores the grounds outside of the hospital building. 960 1280

  

The interior of the administration building. 960 1280

  

The interior of the hospital building. 960 1280

  

Two of the 20 Jacobean Revival buildings on the Pennhurst campus. 960 1280

  

Zak and Nick examine some of the graffiti on the walls of the administration building. 960 1280

  

Nick filming in the administration building. 960 1280

  

Zak wears a mask in the tunnels under Pennhurst to protect him from the asbestos. 960 1280

  

Aaron gets spooked during the lockdown in Pennhurst. 960 1280

  

Interview with Dave Schrader

Interview with Dave Schrader

The Ghost Adventures crew speaks with paranormal investigator and Darkness Radio host Dave Schrader, who has also looked into the reported supernatural activity at Keith Linder's home. 960 1280

  

Filming in Seattle

Filming in Seattle

Zak Bagans continues his conversation with Dave Schrader on the street in Seattle. 960 1280

  

Linder Home in Seattle, WA

Linder Home in Seattle, WA

Keith Linder's rental home in Seattle, where Keith has reported being trapped by a dark spirit after a mysterious fire was set in his office, burning 3 Bibles. 960 1280

  

Inside the Linder Home

Inside the Linder Home

Zak Bagans and the rest of the Ghost Adventures crew speak with Keith's girlfriend, Tina, who's terrified of entering Keith's office. 960 1280

  

666

666

There are many unexplained markings in Keith's office, such as upside-down Native American symbols and the "666" on the closet door. 960 1280

  

Demonic Symbols at the Linder's

Demonic Symbols at the Linder's

More demonic symbols on the walls inside Keith's home. Keith and Tina’s requests for help, including to the Catholic Church of Seattle, have gone unanswered. 960 1280

  


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