80 entries in Photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Die Rache des Zauberers The Revenge of the Magician, story about how a heckler (photographer) was found next day, face of performer appears as skull, invisible painting on the face
Jan. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Harry Blackstone Spirit Cartography selected card appears on initialed "photographic paper"
1938 500
Paul Morris Lady in Red picture of a dressed lady is folded, clothes removed and she is seen undressed on the picture
June 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 11)
Jean Marc Bujard Il est minuit photo with watch is signed, two cards are chosen to form an hour, handles on photo moved to match cards
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 6 No. 3)
Glendi Glendi's Mental Photography - The Dream Photograph paper to photograph in envelope, comedy presentation
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947)
H. Levenson Stage Size out to Lunch Trick picture transformation, signed on both sides, with clipboard
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948)
Bill Simon Minicam image of card appears on little "photographic paper"
Also published here Sep. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 159)
Cy Endfield Sub Aqua image of card appears on little "photographic paper"
Apr. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 201)
Cy Endfield Sub Aqua image of card appears on little "photographic paper"
1955 35
Bill Simon Minicam image of card appears on little "photographic paper"
Also published here 1956 146
Edwin Leist-Bernini Welche Miss gefällt Ihnen am besten one of four pictures is predicted, various outs
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 23 No. 4)
Arthur Setterington The First Post cards with sights of London, chosen one is predicted, half forcing stack
1968 16
Al Portwood Thought Picture ghost photo à la Ted Serious, index of selection appears, fake camera
Magick (Issue 20)
Tony "Doc" Shiels The Man Who Was Not There polaroid picture of performer is sent by mail, performer vanishes on photograph
Inspired by
  • George Arrowsmith's "Remote Control Vanish"
Magick (Issue 86)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott PolaRay! ghost photography, selfie with polaroid camera
Magick (Issue 94)
Bob Stephens Psychic Exposure card appears on polaroid photograph
Related to July 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11)
Karrell Fox Fox's "Hang-Ups" method to hang up photographs with the need of a frame
1976 193
Tom Powell Der Bilderrahmen oder neuer Wein in alten Schläuchen chosen photograph is torn and appears restored in frame, matching corner
Also published here
  • "Linking Ring" 1962.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 38 No. 1)
Mark Weston Double Exposure combination
Inspired by Mar. 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Chip Cotton Shutter Bug spirit photograph presentation, covered lens of photograph, picture of ghostly hand
Magick (Issue 196)
Larry Becker Lorayne's Mental Masterpiece That Even Harry Knows Nothing About using Lorayne's Memory Game, fifteen photos are put in frame, one is selected and image divined by performer
1978 18
Thomas Alan Waters Mailefactor postcard with picture of the performer is sent to spectator, when he receives the card, the picture is gone
Inspired by 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr)
Thomas Alan Waters Chronomadic "impromptu" seance at staged party, picture transforms and guest vanishes
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr)
Dennis Draginis Photo Session photos of members of the audience are made with polaroid camera, then wrapped in foil and put in envelope, pseudo psychometry
Mar. 1983
Magick (Issue 317)
Ali Bongo Photo Phorce forcing a photo from a photo album
1983 6
Ali Bongo Instant Art empty frame is wrapped in newspaper, picture appears
Related to 1983 7
Thomas Alan Waters Pholder prediction of a celebrity
Inspired by 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys)
Gerald Kosky Star Gazing photograph placed inside envelope is divined
Oct. 1986
Magick (Issue 379)
Richard Sanders Trick Photography card appears on photograph of performer, selection
Variations May 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Perkeo Materialisation picture of lady with medallion in frame, medallion is produced and vanishes on picture, sand frame
Magische Blätter (Vol. 1 No. 8)
Al Bertini Das Album folder with pictures, pictures are numbered on the back and number is named, picture is predicted
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Ted Karmilovich Sense-Sations! photos are placed inside envelopes, spectator selects one with sad story among happy pictures
July 1989
Magick (Issue 425)
Steve Cohen Mood Photo facial Expression an Photo changes
Dec. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 12)
Ben Harris Mental Photography three photographs are introduced, three spectators each select one, performer divines who has which one
1990 34
Steve Beam Trade in Time car key changes into different brand as well as picture of a car on a photo
1992 786
Scott Robinson Slideways Production slide appears in empty mount
1992 794
Scott Robinson Slideways Penetration slide in mount is put in envelope and is penetrated with a pencil
1992 796
Alexander de Cova Das Photo-Konzept image on photograph changes to match selection or prediction, only as idea
1994 12
David Acer Money for Nothing photo of performer holding a dollar bill is shown, $20 bill changes into a $1 bill, bill on photograph has changed into $20
VariationsAlso published here 1995 118
Jack Dean Affinity polaroid picture of couple placed inside envelope and mixed with other envelopes, envelope is found by spectator
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Chuck Hickok Verbal Influence prediction of chosen postcard
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 16)
Richard Sanders Employee of the Month card appears on photograph of performer
Inspired by May/June 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 35)
Doug Edwards My First Trick Photo appears on face of selection
1997 107
Karl Fulves Family Reunion "Without Words", done with twenty borrowed photos
1998 48
Andrew Mayne They Only Come Out at Night picture made of person with polaroid camera, person is not in the picture
1998 81
Karl Fulves Closed-Eyes Table Spread Force spectator should close his eyes and take a card from tabled spread, application of changing the card to a photograph of the spectator picking a card
1999 272
Just Alan Love, Aunt Doris transformation of two-dollar bill into two one-dollar bills, then into five-dollar bill, transformation of photo and stamps in (Himber) wallet
Inspired by
  • "Impossible Dream" (Bill Pryor)
Apr. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 4)
U. F. Grant Film To Life "Problems"
fan of five card on photograph, named card is taken out, only four remain on photo, posed as a problem
2001 211
Steve Cohen Mood Photo a photo of the performer changes from neutral look to surprised look, mood chosen from cards with words
Oct. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10)
Jon Allen Memento real bill and bill on polaroid transform into other bills
Also published here 2003 13
P. Howard Lyons That's What I Call Direct! spectator holds card on his head, face towards him, polaroid photo is taken and the card has turned over on photo
Jan. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 1)
Michel Huot, David Acer Photo Finish Photograph of magician holding a Joker becomes magician holding selected card
2004 172
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Mein Zaubermeister torn picture vanishes in paper tube and appears restored in frame, design of sand frame
2004 60
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Die Faltkarte in der Dose signed photograph and cap from a pen to box
2004 97
Brian Campbell Picture Perfect photo of spectator appears on bill
Also published here July 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 7)
David Acer Picturesque photo of performer holding a dollar bill is shown and put in Himber wallet, $20 bill changes into a $1 bill, bill on photograph has changed into $20
Inspired byAlso published here
  • This is a Circle, 2001 lecture notes
2006 278
Jon Allen Memento real bill and bill on polaroid transform into other bills
Also published here 2006 279
Brian Campbell Picture Perfect photo of spectator appears on bill
Also published here 2006 294
Tom Stone Mood Swings
  • A presentation for Roy Walton’s "Cascade"
photographs of the performer with different expressions of moods change
2007 10
Karl Fulves Familiar Face two almost identical photos, spectator choses the one he prefers, mark put on back, photos exchanged and question asked again, mark now on other photo
Prolix (Issue 5)
David Acer Camera Payphone photo with flash made in public payphone booth
July 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 7)
Oliver Meech X-ray Coin Magician swallows initialled coin, picture of coin with initials appears on an X-ray photograph
2009 30
Oliver Meech On With His Head! Photo of person has head cut off, photo is given a tap and the head comes into view
2009 68
Oliver Meech Changing Expressions Wild Card routine with passport photographs
2010 62
Bill Abbott The Boyd Mystery Complete photo transforms in buddha papers, story presentation
2010 25
David Acer Money for Nothing photo of performer holding a dollar bill is shown, $20 bill changes into a $1 bill, bill on photograph has changed into $20
Also published here 2011 137
Cameron Francis Space Saver five photos of objects are shown, chosen object vanishes from photo and appears in pocket
Jan. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 1)
Christoph Borer, Alexander Römer, Joachim Rau, Charly Dörries Der Zahn der Zeit pictures of buildings put in a box, they all age except chosen photograph, time traveling machine
2012 25
Alexandra Duvivier The Polaroids of Amélie polaroids with garden gnome, one chosen, it is predicted
June 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 6)
Tomas Blomberg The Konami Code bunch of photographs shuffled by spectator are disposed at the table, spectator ends up on the predicted one via pointing/arrows on photos
2014 13
Tomas Blomberg Photo Vibrations spectator mixes a large stack of photographs, performer is able to describe one of them without looking
2014 145
Alex Ng 幽冥鬼手 (Spirit Ghost Hand) Little hand appears to emerge from creepy photo of doll, hand grabs a coin placed on hand, coin later appears printed on the photograph
2015 1
Christoph Borer Kloincidence matching routine with toilet signs, male / female
2016 39
Tom Cutts The Gift spectator selects a picture with different presents, the same picture is found in an envelope and the person receives the gift as a climax
2016 19
G iCON (照骗) Magician borrows phone, pulls camera icon out of phone, takes a picture (flash of light appears) with the icon, then places it back in phone. Photo can be found in camera roll
2016 41
Josh Janousky DMV
  • Right-Handed
photo on driver's license changes, sun glasses vanish
Sep. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 9)
Alexander de Cova Oma Hilfinger Nine Card Monte with story presentation, photo appears in frame
Inspired by 2016 125
Wayne Houchin Houdini's Influence Magician shows different photos of different playing cards, spectator freely chooses one, magician shows prediction matches
2019 2
Patrick Kun Modern Biddle
  • Left-Handed (Jeff Prace)
biddle trick version, spectator holds the five cards and a photo is taken of him with the fan, then card vanishes from packet and reappears in deck, card also vanishes on photograph
Related to Apr. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 4)
Alberto de Figueiredo El viaje de los espectadores photographs of spectators are made before the show and printed, two are selected and they travel from one envelope to another
2019 85