What's in the photo?

It’s November once again which means Halloween and Halloween is about  Halloween parties, scary costumes, trick or treats, horror movies, and scary stories. Speaking of which, I will share this timely story and photo. 
It was 2008 when this photo was taken outside our Radio Lab. The guy on the photo was Harley and the one who took it was Grenald, both were my school mates. What happened was that, Harley asked Grenald to take a photo of him. Grenald did exactly that using his phone. So it was done. After several days, Grenald told Harley that there seemed to be someone/something behind his back on the photo and they were both surprised. If you look closely, you’ll notice a pair of legs behind Harley. At first we thought that maybe Grenald photoshopped it to fool us but he told us that he didn’t even know how to use Photoshop. Or maybe it was Ayen, one of my group mates because she’s wearing black skinny jeans at that time just like what the figure was wearing but she told us she didn’t remove her shoes. 
Okay, I’m can’t seem to find the perfect words to describe the photo accurately so I’m borrowing my Professor’s words
In the photo you will see the student posing for the camera. At the left side, just below his right hand, you will see a thin long stick-like figure that appear to be legs of an unknown being. The foot seems to be elevated (it's the shadow below it that causes this impression) and it seems to have six toes (not very accurate as I am not really very sure). As you can see, the legs have no upper body. From the viewer's perspective and if you have seen the location where it was shot, it appears that the physical dimension of the figure does not conform to the actual human form. If somebody stood behind the guy in the photo, his foot should not have been seen and his body should have appeared larger. In case he moves backward to show the foot, it would have been a little farther from the body of the student. The figure which doesn't have a body in the photo cannot possibly bend to hide the upper body because the physical space in the photo do not allow such.
I can vouch this photo was real because I was in the exact place when it was taken. Notice the people at the back, I was one of them. I was sitting on the floor, the one in black shirt and jeans. I was there because our group was having a meeting for our finals on Film Aesthetics class. I swear we were the only people there aside from Harley and Grenald. Harley and Grenald even asked their professor who is knowledgeable in photo post-processing for the photo’s authenticity (the same professor to whom I borrow the words above) and according to him, there is no way that the photo was edited.
Harley also asked around. He asked the janitor if there was something weird happening around the radio lab. The janitor replied that he did see a pair of legs running around when he was cleaning the area in the late hours of the evening.  There were also other scary stories happening on that floor. At some point, the photo became viral esp. with the Masscom students who regularly hold a class in the radio lab. There was also a time when I was with Harley when an English professor called him just to ask him if the photo was real. It turned out that the English professor was teaching on the fifth floor where radio lab was located and he learned about the photo when his Masscom students showed it to him.
So what or who is really behind Harley? Nobody really knows.
How about you? Do you have scary stories? I’d love to hear them.

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