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The Plague Doctor

By K_T  
This image tells the story of a world infested with disease...a far off city burn their dead to try and contain the illness.

The plague doctor is the only one that can save them, traveling from city to city, he whispers in the ear of the sick. Will they be saved?

The image:

The gravel puddle floor was taken in Yorkshire, UK. The rocks and city are from Marrakech. The birds are a brush I made for Storm Siren. The God rays are a pixel bend with softlight and the guy was the last photo I took at Whitby in October....so glad I spotted him!
Used quite muted colour pallet for this as I wanted to give it a bit of a spooky cold feel.

Have a good weekend. There is a free tutorial on my website on Lightroom if your interested on the iShare page.
Website link is on my profile.

Tags: General Digitally manipulated Digital art Portraits and people Flash and lighting

Voters: gajewski, Philip_H, WindowonWildlife and 87 more

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Comments


gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
2 Feb 2013 9:05PM
A fantastic image. Thanks for including the list of all the elements used to create this final composite.
-=\Walter

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Philo Plus
6 99 83 England
2 Feb 2013 10:02PM
Seamless blending of the separate images and I love the rays of light.
Phil
arhb Plus
9 3.0k 68 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 10:51PM
Excellent imagery!
alistairfarrugia 3 164 88 Malta
3 Feb 2013 12:08AM
A very interesting back story and composition, well done.
LV426 7 7 4 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 1:46AM
Beautifully crafted!
Love your style and imagination.
Tarek
johnke 3 223 15
3 Feb 2013 6:14AM
Nicely Manipulated
Wonderful creation, KT.

Deep
bluesandtwos 6 126 1 England
3 Feb 2013 11:43AM
Absolutely brilliant, as usual! Grin

From the 'Old Dud, with a partner called 'Jo'. Remember me??
3 Feb 2013 1:13PM
Superb creativity.
Alun
alistairfarrugia 3 164 88 Malta
3 Feb 2013 1:41PM
I decided to award a User Award to you as well - it was the most striking image in my opinion amongst the pictures that I've voted for recently. You earned it with this wonderful piece. Keep them coming! Smile
saltireblue Plus
6 5.8k 33 Norway
3 Feb 2013 2:10PM
Good to read what the elements in this are, KT, and many thnaks for the link to the tutorial.Smile

Malc
marktc 5 85 14 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 3:43PM
Supremely good
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
3 Feb 2013 7:58PM
Congrats on the EC KT
Regards Richard
andmolliethedog 10 120 11 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2013 8:23AM
simply stunninc
jameswburke 14 13 Ireland
4 Feb 2013 12:40PM
Beautifully done, intriguing image. v
5 Feb 2013 6:49PM
Brilliant work, so very clever. And so well produced.......Sandy
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 12:02PM
Truly amazing SmileSmile
Helen
tepot 11 4.4k United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 7:51PM
Very depressing and thought provoking.......love this!

Terry.
derrymaine 3 17 Greece
23 Mar 2013 12:30PM
very creative
andyf3050 2 11 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 9:03AM
Very impressive. Well constructed and tells a somewhat macabre story! Love it

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