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              <!-- Container -->
<div class="thumb">
	<!-- Image -->
	<a href="#">
		<!-- Label -->
		<span>Nigel Finley</span>
	</a>
</div>
            
          
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              /*custom font - Montserrat*/
@import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Montserrat);
/*basic reset*/
* {margin: 0; padding: 0;}
/*forcing the body to take 100% height*/
html, body {min-height: 100%;}
/*a nice BG*/
body {
	background: #544; /*fallback*/
	background: linear-gradient(#544, #565);
}

/*Thumbnail Background*/
.thumb {
	width: 400px; height: 450px; margin: 70px auto;
	perspective: 1000px;
}
.thumb a {
	display: block; width: 100%; height: 100%;
	/*double layered BG for lighting effect*/
	background: 
		linear-gradient(rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.4), rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.4)), 
		url("https://res.cloudinary.com/thefinleycode/image/fetch/https://res.cloudinary.com/thefinleycode/image/upload/v1470537316/Blog%20Posts/NigelPic.jpg");
	/*disabling the translucent black bg on the main image*/
	background-size: 0, cover;
	/*3d space for children*/
	transform-style: preserve-3d;
	transition: all 2.5s;
}
.thumb:hover a {transform: rotateX(60deg); transform-origin: bottom;}
/*bottom surface */
.thumb a:after {
	/*36px high element positioned at the bottom of the image*/
	content: ''; position: absolute; left: 0; bottom: 0; 
	width: 100%; height: 50px;
	/*inherit the main BG*/
	background: inherit; background-size: cover, cover;
	/*draw the BG bottom up*/
	background-position: bottom;
	/*rotate the surface 90deg on the bottom axis*/
	transform: rotateX(90deg); transform-origin: bottom;
}
/*label style*/
.thumb a span {
	color: white; text-transform: uppercase;
	position: absolute; top: 100%; left: 0; width: 100%;
	font: bold 12px/36px Montserrat; text-align: center;
	/*the rotation is a bit less than the bottom surface to avoid flickering*/
	transform: rotateX(-89.99deg); transform-origin: top;
	z-index: 1;
}
/*shadow*/
.thumb a:before {
	content: ''; position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0;
	width: 100%; height: 100%;
	background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5); 
	box-shadow: 0 0 100px 50px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5);
	transition: all 0.5s; 
	/*by default the shadow will be almost flat, very transparent, scaled down with a large blur*/
	opacity: 0.15;
	transform: rotateX(95deg) translateZ(-80px) scale(0.75);
	transform-origin: bottom;
}
.thumb:hover a:before {
	opacity: 1;
	/*blurred effect using box shadow as filter: blur is not supported in all browsers*/
	box-shadow: 0 0 25px 25px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5);
	/*pushing the shadow down and scaling it down to size*/
	transform: rotateX(0) translateZ(-60px) scale(0.85);
}
            
          
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