Death is scary. Some of us have some beliefs and thoughts about what happens once you die. Perhaps you believe that there’s a heaven or a hell, and you’ll go to one or the other based on the actions and decisions you make on earth. Maybe you think nothing happens when you die, and everything goes black like when you’re dreaming. Perhaps you believe in reincarnation and think that once your life ends now, you’ll start a new life in a different body. Whatever you might believe to be true, no matter what your thoughts, religions, or beliefs are, there is only one truth to the entire situation that is true for all of us all over the world: one day we will all die.
One day, everyone you know and love, as well as those you hate and loathe, will die. We don’t know how, when, where, or why, but we do know who will be taking us. The Grim Reaper, death himself, the black cloaked figure that stalks you moments before you die. Of course, not everyone believes in the grim reaper, but it is scary to personify an action that all of us will partake in one day, and personifying such a complex thought can sometimes help us to understand it a little better. No matter what you might honestly believe to be true about life and death, you have to admit that these alleged pictures of the Grim Reaper are pretty terrifying!
Here are 15 Haunting Images That Claim To Capture The Grim Reaper:
15 Hiding On The Cliff
The photograph above looks like any other you’d see pop up on your social media of someone who went for a hike and wanted to share the beautiful sights that they had seen along the way. they surely shared something a bit more, when people started to realize that there might be some sort of disturbing hooded man lurking in the trees behind the guy on the cliff! It’s hard to see at first, but you soon realize after staring at the bushed area that there’s a hooded figure standing on the cliff as well. some have suggested that this could be Death himself, waiting for his next victim standing around the cliff. The man didn’t die in the photograph, but who knows what his fate might have become once the camera snapped the image. No matter what might be the explanation of the photograph, it’s still a disturbing one.
14 Peeping Behind The Boy
The little boy’s face has been blurred out in the picture above, and although that’s creepy enough as it is, what really makes this photograph disturbing is the hooded figure in the wooded area behind him. This photograph was just meant to capture a little boy walking around exploring nature. It’s a picture-perfect scene with the colorful trees and fall feeling that engulfs the boy in the picture. It was only later, after reviewing the photographs, that the photographer realized there might have been someone else waiting for them in the trees this fall afternoon. Some critics of the photograph have stated that it’s nothing more than a blur in the trees, but others have gone as far to suggest that this is Mr. Reaper, waiting for his time to strike an unsuspecting victim on the path that day. What do you believe?
13 Visiting A Sick Patient
Hospitals seem like a place that a grim reaper, or the spirit responsible for a death, would hang around. Sometimes people see hospitals as saving grounds, where sick people go to get better and lives are saved on a daily basis. What we sometimes forget, however, is that unfortunately, these places are full of death. The picture above comes from a late-night working nurse who noticed something strange on the security camera that night. She snapped the pic of a patient who looks as though is being visited by a dark figure standing over their bed. Later that night, this patient died! many people have stated since this photograph started getting shared around the web, that this could indeed be proof of a grim reaper’s existence. It’s definitely scary to see a photograph like this, and even if it wasn’t a visit from Death, it was a creepy encounter that we won’t soon be able to forget.
12 Captured By A Drone
The photograph above came from a drone that had been taking a video of a wooded area. after the drone had finished taking the pictures and the photos were being reviewed, the person who had captured the images realized they might have also captured something disturbing stalking the forests! As we’ve already seen in some of the other pictures on the list, Death likes to hang out in wooded areas. The woods are secluded, and there are definitely a lot of accidents that occur within the trees that take the lives of unsuspecting victims. Although no one associated with this drone photograph ended up dying, who knows what the hooded figure might have been there for. Of course, there’s always the chance that it was just a glitch in the camera or someone’s shadow that had been walking around at the time. Death or not, this photograph still gives us the chills.
11 Taking A Nap
The photograph above is another that was taken from a security camera of a hospital. This time it was a mental hospital, and although sick people still go there to get help, people don’t die there as often as they might at a regular hospital. That doesn’t mean that whoever took this photograph didn’t think that they might have actually captured the grim reaper hanging out in a hospital bed! Sometimes, death is long and painful, and we just have to remember that maybe that’s because Death fell asleep in the hospital bed one room over! No one had reportedly died after this photograph was taken, but that doesn’t mean that someone didn’t come close! Who really knows what this photograph could have captured. Perhaps it was just some smoke lingering in a foggy room. No matter what, it still disturbs us to think of all the possibilities that it could be.
10 In The Smoke
Cemeteries are pretty creepy places. They’re empty spaces literally to hold dead bodies. Although everyone who enters the cemetery is already dead, that doesn’t mean that cemeteries might not be filled with ghosts and spirits. The person who captured this photograph has stated that they claimed it was a photograph of the grim reaper. If that were the case, however, many critics wonder why on Earth he would be frequenting a cemetery? If everyone there is already dead, who is here there to drag back to hell? Perhaps he’s just checking in on the final resting place of others that he had taken there. No matter what the truth may be, this is definitely just another reason that we’ll be staying far away from graveyards. If not the grim reaper, perhaps it’s another ghost checking in on their body. What on earth do you believe it could be?
9 Who Is He?
The photograph above is a zoomed in a photograph of what was once supposed to be a family photograph. Instead, it turned out to be potential photographic evidence that the grim reaper is real. In some of the other photographs, it’s easy to dispute claims of them being Death by claiming it’s just a trick of the camera or something n the background that makes it look like a black hooded figure. When it comes to this photograph, however, it’s harder to claim that it’s anything other than a black hooded figure. The figure is standing against the light stone, and it’s very hard to make out a face beneath the hood. There’s no denying that something was going on in the is a photograph. It’s also grainy and pixelated like the rest of the picture, which makes it even harder to claim that it was an image shopped in later. What do you believe?
8 Watching Over A Sleeping Bus Rider
The photograph above was taken by a friend of his friend on the bus that they were traveling on. After he had taken the photograph and was reviewing pictures, he realized he might have accidentally just captured what they both now believe to be Death himself, also known as the Grim Reaper! Neither of them died, and no one that they know of on the bus passed either. That doesn’t mean that this still couldn’t be something paranormal. This photograph has also been examined by some photograph experts who can tell the difference between something photoshopped and the real deal. They said that there was no image altering here and that this is the real deal. That means that it’s either actually something freaky and paranormal, or they caught some sort of decoration or other figure hanging on the bus and didn’t have time to realize it was fake. What do you think?
7 In The Fire?
Fire is a mysterious phenomenon. Without it, we wouldn’t have most of the things we did today. Even though it’s helpful and extremely necessary for daily life, it’s still a rather creepy thing. Take the fire in the photograph above, for instance. If you look at the flames, you can make out what looks to be a hooded black figure, much like the rest of the hooded black figures in the other photographs on this list. The person who took this picture claims that they saw the grim reaper in this fire, although no one died. That makes us wonder that if it were not the grim reaper, what kind of creepy figure are we seeing here? Our mind is very good at playing tricks on us, and since fire is so unpredictable, who knows what we might be seeing in the flames.
6 Making A Public Appearance
The photograph above was taken at a high school assembly. It’s a still that was taken from someone’s video recording. They realized for a split second in the video, they can see what looks to be a grim reaper sitting in the audience! This is creepy indeed! It really just looks like he’s just relaxing with the rest of the audience watching whatever is going on at the assembly. The fact that everyone else around him is so chill and not at all concerned with his presence makes us wonder if anyone could actually see him at the time this was recorded or if perhaps he was only caught on the video camera for a split second. It’s certainly a chilling discovery that none of us would ever want to make on our own home video recordings. There were so many people there that day who knows what the fate of everyone was.
5 Watching A Sleeping Patient
The photograph above shows a dark room in which a patient is sleeping in a hospital bed. If you look at the patient, you can see what looks to be a white figure standing over the patient. Most people have the image in their head that the grim reaper is some figure in a hooded black cape. Who knows if anything like that is even real, let alone what he would look like. Some believe that perhaps this ghastly figure could be Death himself and that he isn’t the black cloaked figure that we’ve come to know and fear. There’s always a chance that he’s lurking around hospitals looking like a ghost-like in this picture above. Maybe we shouldn’t even fear death like we already do. Perhaps, for some ill patients who are very sick and in pain, death is a blessing and a sweet relief to a greater life.
4 Visiting A Crash Site
The picture above shows a street in which a black figure is running right in front of another car. Apparently, this was a crash sight in which someone actually died. Those who have seen the photograph have made several explanations as to what the black figure might be. Some have said that it is the grim reaper coming to get his next victim and drag them away to the afterlife. Others have said that it is the dead soul of the person who lost their lives in the accident. The rest of those who have seen the photograph has said that it’s just Photoshop and an untasteful manipulation of a tragic scenario in order to gain internet attention. No matter what the truth of the photograph might be, it’s definitely a disturbing image for those who have seen it. Until we come face to face with Death ourselves, we might never know the truth.
3 Lurking Behind These Boys
The photograph above looks like three boys, probably a father/uncle and his sons/nephews all laughing and looking into the camera. It’s pretty dark outside, or wherever they’re hanging out, but the flash from the photograph helps to illuminate the scene. It also helps shine a light on a ghastly figure flying close to the above in the top left corner. Those who have reviewed this photograph once it was taken have claimed that this is photographic evidence of a grim reaper. It seems kind of hard to see at first, but once you make out the floating caped figure, you won’t be able to forget it. it’s terrifying indeed. There’s also a chance that it’s not Death, and rather something just regularly paranormal. No matter what the truth is, we hope that these three boys are OK and Death or any other paranormal figure hasn’t haunted them anytime in the recent past.
2 Visiting On The Day Of Their Mother's Funeral
The photograph above shows three women all wearing white standing together in front of their house. this picture was taken on the day of their mother’s funeral. If you look at the three women, you can see what looks to be a black figure wearing a hat. Some have said that this figure could be the grim reaper standing behind the ladies. They claimed no one else walked on the sidewalk while they were taking the photograph, and the shape is different from any of them, so it’s not like it’s their shadow standing behind them. perhaps Death came to visit the ladies on this tragic day because He is evil and wanted to see the grief he had caused. There’s always a chance it was a fake picture taken for attention, but what would be to gain from that, especially on the day of their mother’s funeral.
1 Waiting Outside A Store
This photograph was taken of what looks to be some sort of store on the street. If you look next to the store, you can see what looks to be a hooded black figure circled standing in the alley. The person who took this picture claim they have no idea who, or what, could have been standing next to that convenience store that day. Could it have been Death waiting to follow someone home on the street that day, looking for an unsuspecting victim to pop out of the alley behind as they try to make their way home from work? Perhaps it wasn’t anything paranormal or supernatural at all. Maybe they ended up capturing a mugger waiting for someone with a fancy purse or nice suit to walk by and rob. We might never know the truth of what happened on the street that day, but a photograph like this gives us plenty of horrifying images.