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In True Detective Style

By davidburleson    
A composite inspired by the HBO series, True Detective. Ever since I first saw the opening sequence, I knew I had to try to get the effect. The key was to get a good portrait shot, have a few generic city scapes and get the colours right. Plenty of noise needed too.

Let me know what you think.

Tags: Photoshop Architecture Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Digital art Portraits and people

Voters: saltireblue, LDorey, Coast and 10 more

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saltireblue Plus
7 7.6k 33 Norway
14 May 2014 9:51PM
My first thought was Charles Manson . the intensity of that mad stare.
Like the way the trees are growing from the beard - well worked David.

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Coast 10 1.6k 292 United Kingdom
14 May 2014 9:55PM
Good effort and execution.

banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3840 Canada
15 May 2014 2:45AM
It works.

TanyaH Plus
14 1.3k 392 United Kingdom
15 May 2014 10:50AM
Okay, now I've got to this in the gallery I can see the relevance of the Charles Manson/Jesus thing Grin I actually really like it - I've never seen the series, so don't know what the connection/connotations is/are, but as an image in its own right, it's stark, bleak and rather good Smile
davidburleson Plus
11 3.0k 3 United Kingdom
15 May 2014 3:15PM
Thanks for all the comments so far! I'd love to see some others have a go. I put some links to a video tutorial on this topic:

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