The Priest

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© Jessica Hardin
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UploadedSeptember 29, 2008
TakenSeptember 28, 2008
Exposure1/13 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length96 mm
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When I first saw this challenge open up I became so excited and I knew in that second what I wanted to do for it. Being on a budget of zero dollars I knew I would have to get really creative and use the resources I had available to me! One of the best most classic horror films ever (in my opinion).

William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist came out in 1973. I was born in 1978 so I don't know exactly when I first watched it but when I did, it implanted a deep love for the horror genre within me and it has been that way ever since. Whenever I think of this movie this is the photo that comes to my mind. I plan on doing a photo essay about making this photo so look out for it.

I hope my homage does it justice.

37 responses

  • Natalie Franco

    Natalie Franco (Deleted) gave props (28 Sep 2008):

    This will definitely make it !! Excellent !!!!!!

  • LeRoy Hink

    LeRoy Hink said (29 Sep 2008):

    Very nice homage...If it wasn't already out there they could use this one.

  • Pilar Coll i Gatells

    Pilar Coll i Gatells said (29 Sep 2008):

    Molt bona!

  • Noah

    Noah (Deleted) gave props (29 Sep 2008):


  • Jason Hink

    Jason Hink said (29 Sep 2008):

    It is definitely 1973 all over again. This came out great!

  • Jason Hink

    Jason Hink gave props (29 Sep 2008):

    This is eerier than the original movie still!

  • Spectre Photo

    Spectre Photo gave props (29 Sep 2008):

    Wowow!! This is amazing...I'm sitting here shaking my head, it's that good.

  • Doug Maddock

    Doug Maddock said (29 Sep 2008):

    you were right.......Great shot!!!

  • sasha ormond

    sasha ormond said (29 Sep 2008):

    ooooh good one!

  • Mig

    Mig said (29 Sep 2008):

    This is a screamer!! You must be thrilled!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    Jessica this is awesome!!!

  • Amy Taggart

    Amy Taggart gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    Very, very nice!

  • marilu

    marilu (Deleted) gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    Great composition and very mysterious!

  • Camille Susak

    Camille Susak gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    Turned out awesome-great shot!

  • John Raptis

    John Raptis (Deleted) gave props (2 Oct 2008):

    Freaking amazing!

  • Joseph

    Joseph (Deleted) gave props (2 Oct 2008):

    well done, The Exorcist is my favourite movie (horror) of all time, nothing has ever scared me as much and this, this shot was one of my favourites. Such a presence of foreboding

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (3 Oct 2008):

    Great composition

  • Brian Grunst

    Brian Grunst gave props (3 Oct 2008):

    Very cool I like it

  • Hannah DeYoung

    Hannah DeYoung gave props (3 Oct 2008):


  • Diane Peterson

    Diane Peterson gave props (5 Oct 2008):


  • Oscar Martinez

    Oscar Martinez gave props (8 Oct 2008):


  • Eric Finster

    Eric Finster (Deleted) gave props (10 Oct 2008):

    that movie still gives me the creeps! Great entry.

  • markus zundel

    markus zundel gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    No words needed...

  • A F

    A F gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    You hit this one out of the park.

  • d s

    d s gave props (6 Nov 2008):


  • Mark Krajnak

    Mark Krajnak said (10 Nov 2008):


  • Pilar Coll i Gatells

    Pilar Coll i Gatells said (11 Nov 2008):

    Feliçitacions, Jessica.

  • M. Matthew

    M. Matthew (Deleted) gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    Exceptional...well all that stuff ^ they said!

  • René Damen

    René Damen   gave props (23 Jul 2009):

    you hit the theme, great

  • Peter Hauri

    Peter Hauri said (28 Nov 2009):

    very fine compo.

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (4 Jan 2010):


  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (26 Jan 2010):

    Well done!

  • Michael Scott O'Neal

    Michael Scott O'Neal said (29 May 2010):

    My mother saw it when it premiered in London; she said that people ran out of the theater into the streets screaming their heads off.

    Your photo hits that chord- Bravo!

  • Cheryl Dumcum

    Cheryl Dumcum gave props (31 May 2010):

    Excellent shot for the theme!

  • Holly L

    Holly L gave props (11 Sep 2013):


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