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Dejavu book covers

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Lisa
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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby Lisa » Mon January 30th, 2017, 12:10 pm

Mythica wrote:I don't think the eyeliner is photoshopped after all. Unless the photographer photoshopped it in and only made that version available for the stock images (which I think is really unlikely), there's no way it got photoshopped twice exactly the same.

I think that is the same lady, and I agree about the eyeliner. Anyway why would someone photoshop it in for a book set in 1916, I am sure they didn't do cat eye flicks back then!

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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby Mythica » Wed February 1st, 2017, 3:10 am

Mythica wrote:Am I imagining it or have I seen this woman before? I feel like she's on another cover with some airplanes but I have no idea what it was called.

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So I found this one, but it's not the one I was thinking of (I guess I'll still be on the look out for that):

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Interestingly, the same author also had this one:

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Maybe the same woman as:

Mythica wrote:Has this been posted? I really feel like this is the woman from that Elizabethan ruff, but I think it's just the same model in a different photoshoot, not the Elizabethan photo with major photoshopping:

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But it's hard to tell, maybe they just have the same hair style - the woman from Flickers looks like her eyebrows are much more severely angled.

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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby Misfit » Wed February 1st, 2017, 8:51 am

The model in the Flickers cover sure reminds me of the one in the Tudor dress with the ruff. At least all that makeup reminds me of her. Too lazy to go and check, time to attempt to go back to sleep.
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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed February 1st, 2017, 4:28 pm

Mythica wrote:Am I imagining it or have I seen this woman before? I feel like she's on another cover with some airplanes but I have no idea what it was called.
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My comment on this cover involves the grammar of the title. I realize that the familiar form of the second-person pronoun (thou, thee, thy, and thine) is not much used anymore. But the equivalent is you (in the subject use) you (in the object use) yours (subject) and yours (object). So the correct phrasing of this is Love THY Enemy, not 'love thine enemy'. Even though people may not be able to parse it anymore, they can 'feel' that it isn't quite right. And if the title is that badly done, it doesn't bode well for the rest of the book.
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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby Mythica » Thu February 2nd, 2017, 3:25 am

MLE (Emily Cotton) wrote:
Mythica wrote:Am I imagining it or have I seen this woman before? I feel like she's on another cover with some airplanes but I have no idea what it was called.
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My comment on this cover involves the grammar of the title. I realize that the familiar form of the second-person pronoun (thou, thee, thy, and thine) is not much used anymore. But the equivalent is you (in the subject use) you (in the object use) yours (subject) and yours (object). So the correct phrasing of this is Love THY Enemy, not 'love thine enemy'. Even though people may not be able to parse it anymore, they can 'feel' that it isn't quite right. And if the title is that badly done, it doesn't bode well for the rest of the book.


I didn't even read the title, but you're right. Isn't "Love thy enemy" in the Bible? Not sure how someone can get that wrong when it's a well known phrase...

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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby Misfit » Fri February 10th, 2017, 10:08 pm

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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby Mythica » Mon February 13th, 2017, 2:04 am

Okay, only one of these is a book cover but they are just so similar I had to wonder whether the book cover image was specifically designed after this promo image of James Purefoy in the movie Ironclad:

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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby Madeleine » Mon February 13th, 2017, 10:04 am

Possibly, although I think the guy on Lionheart looks more like Clive Owen. I suppose it's a fairly bog standard moody pose.
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Re: Dejavu book covers

Postby Mythica » Fri February 17th, 2017, 5:08 pm

Madeleine wrote: I suppose it's a fairly bog standard moody pose.


Probably, but even the background looks similar.

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Postby Mythica » Fri February 17th, 2017, 6:06 pm

Mythica wrote:Some adaptions but I'm pretty sure this was the same photoshoot. I want to say some of the details of the dress were removed on the second one, not that they were added to the first one:

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I really had to dig to find my original post. Looks like I was right about which direction the photoshopping went:

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