The Sword of Pretty Thoughts

The (Creative) Life and Times of J.G. Jerome

Of Freeways and David Fincher

I’ve been an admirer of David Fincher’s work (and by extension Jeff Cronenweth) for some time now.  The last movie I’ve seen that they Cronenweth and Fincher have worked together was Gone Girl.   If you’re curious, Satsuki Murashige (from goes into detail on what Fincher’s process is.

For House of Cards Fincher tapped Eigil Bryld to shoot Season 1’s first 2 episodes which set the style for the following episodes.  I’ve included the intro below as an example of that cinematographic style.


The gallery below is a humble attempt at flattery/imitation. These were taken near Highway 59 and Montrose Blvd in Houston, Texas around March 2017.


This last picture is me playing around with the Colorize settings in GIMP.  What do you think?  Let me know by contacting me.

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