“Hidden Mother” was a 19th century portrait trend where mothers, who were basically dressed a “ghost,” would hold their young children still while being photographed. The end result was, well… haunting and creepy.
The thing about paranormal experiences that I tried to capture in The Harrowing is that the smallest manifestation can be wildly frightening under the circumstances. The table moves and you lose ten years off your life. It's the intensity of concentration, I think. --- (Table Turning Seance Gets out of Hand in Lyon France)