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In Pictures: Gun-wielding Hong Kong cop triggers Photoshop battle

Netizens on Reddit have showcased their skills in a “Photoshop battle” based on an image of a police officer pointing his Glock pistol at the press and protesters during Saturday’s standoff in Mong Kok.

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Photo: Studio Incendo.

The original photo was captured by a photojournalist from Studio Incendo.

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Photo: RambleTamble2, via reddit.

The battle required users to remix the snap in a creative manner. The image with the most “upvotes” wins the contest. Themes range from cyberpunk to role-playing shooter games.

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Photo: LBGreer, via Reddit.

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Photo: Fallthrough and Freddykruugs, via Reddit.

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Photo: Username670, via reddit.

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Photo: ichinnyace, via Reddit.

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Photo: jesusoulz, via reddit.

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Photo: Bert_the_Avenger, via reddit.

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Photo: arajay, via reddit.

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Photo: gnostic_cat, via reddit.

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Photo: BajingoLingo, via reddit.

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Photo: dystopika, via Reddit.

In Pictures: Gun-wielding Hong Kong cop triggers Photoshop battle