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Obake in the Woods
We spent months searching these woods for a legend. Nearby villagers said once in a great while, when the sky becomes like fire, at the edge of a body of water you may see it but only for a second.

My trusted dog and I were ready to give up, as we were exhausted, hungry and done with the mosquitos that relentlessly pursued us.
As I stated into the water as if in a daydream Sebastian growled next to me and I look up and saw it.

How long have you been here I wondered? How have you survived all this time?

No longer a story, I saw this legend staring back at me, or perhaps through me and I felt my heart race and I held my breath. Suddenly there was this serenity that came across that pond and washed over us and Sebastion and I woke up many hours later.

The Obake was gone but wait, it seems that in my hand the remote camera trigger was pressed and yes there immortalized in a frame was the ghost of this great forest.  I cannot wait to show the world but we must wait until dawn to find our way out of here.

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I hope you enjoyed the image and story. I have been heavily experimenting with compositing, color and illustration.

The image was made with a combination of Corel Painter, Photoshop, and Paintshop.

Some stock from the wonderful deviant art community was used to help bring this legend to life:
Many thanks for the inspiration:
Rhabwar-Troll-stock =   rhabwar-troll-stock.deviantart.com/art/Werewolf-stock-487...
Cynthetic = www.deviantart.com/art/Springbuck-Horns-11584046
CoyoteMange =  www.deviantart.com/art/Wildlife-Texture-Brushes-270391308
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Jesse James Allen
United States
Jesse James Allen (AKA as Savage Land Pictures) is a multi-media renaissance man based out of Orlando Florida. Jesse is known for completely different achievements depending on what circle you follow him in:

In photography his photos of Exotic cars have been featured prominently in association with the Festivals of Speed. On the other side of the spectrum his images of a real life a Mirrors Edge video game character got him international attention on Flicker from the Cosplay community spawning several magazine features on hundreds of thousands of hits to his Flickr Page.

Jesse is known to the video game world as a veteran sound designer who has played a huge part in the audio experience of over 38 AAA video games created or distributed by Electronic Arts from “Madden” to “Need for Speed Underground”

There is a strong musical side of Jesse who in 1996 remixed a #1 Billboard dance hit EP for Joi Cardwell under the alias Kid Sonic. Since that time Jesse has composed a number of tunes for Film, Television and Video games none probably better known than the lower club “Afterlife” music featured in the mega-hit video game Mass Effect 2 that has inspired countless “Wanna Dance” videos on You Tube

In the import automotive world Jesse is known as a filmmaker pioneering three American based car documentaries on the import tuning scene in the years before “The Fast and the Furious”.

Locally Jesse spends a great deal of time teaching aspiring photographers, working with other artists on co-ops and giving guest lectures on sound design at collages and game conventions.

More info here: www.savagelandpictures.com/

Current Residence: Florida

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:iconewan159:
ewan159 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi!
I've used your wonderful stock here: [link]

Thank you so much! :highfive: :heart:
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timcer Featured By Owner May 18, 2011
Nice to see you Sir on DA :) .
btw Awesome music ( your tracks in ME2 are epic! )
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TheArt0fMe Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011
Thak you for your stock pics :hug:
I used one in my picture here [link]
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cloistering Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011  Professional General Artist
:fusionrock::fusionrock: Thank you so much for your inspiring stock used in Divine-Magic [link] :heart:
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jdehaven Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009  Professional Photographer
Whats up buddy! Welcome to DA- glad to see you on here!
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