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Double Exposure Photography: 50+ Examples and Tutorials

Double Exposure Photography: 50+ Examples and Tutorials
Double Exposure, or Multiple Exposure, is a photographic technique that combines 2 different images into a single image. The technique has been practiced for several years, and it became particularly famous recently, due to the fact that graphic editor like Photoshop can help to create the identical effect. (Image Source: Elena iPhoneography) With double exposure technique, you can create certain effect like ghost image, mirror image, or simply merging a bright moon into the dark, lonely sky. The reason of using this technique varies, but they are surely created for same purposes – beauty and uniqueness. Sounds theoretical? Aisles In The Sky. Barrier Of Clouds. Between Heaven And Earth. Brad Jeff Fight. Construction. English x Name. Factory In The Sky. Feelin Dizzy. Ferndale Cemetery. Gather My Strength. Gueishan. Hideaway Hands. I Love You. In Her Course. Mirrored Downtown. Oh Sheet!. Old Man Texted. Pandora. Pathway // Ladders. Piano Peace. Power Mix. Power Station In The Sky. Ratz. Related:  Advanced Photography Tips

Creative Sharpening, Part I - Digital Photo Pro Tuesday, April 12, 2011 By John Paul Caponigro Final Sharpened Image The vast majority of photographic images benefit from sharpening. Before you decide how and when to sharpen images, you need to decide why you’re sharpening them. The goal is to enhance detail rendition without producing distracting visual artifacts. Should you sharpen once or multiple times? Capture source, output device, substrate or presentation device, presentation size, subject and artistic intention all play a role in sharpening. So, if sharpening is a complex subject, how do you simplify your sharpening workflow to one that’s practical without compromising quality? Bruce Fraser and Jeff Schewe offer the best advice in their definitive volume on sharpening, Real World Image Sharpening with Adobe Photoshop, Camera Raw, and Lightroom, which is highly recommended reading for every photographer. Their philosophy of sharpening is perhaps the soundest in the industry.

18 Photography Apps Each Smartphone Photographer Should Consider If you stop to think about it, that little eye on the world on the back of your smart phone is a technological wonder– particularly if you grew up in an era when leaving the house or office meant nobody could reach you until you surfaced somewhere with a land line. Even when compared to point-and-shoot digital cameras of just a few years ago, these cameras which are constantly with us keep advancing at an incredible rate, creating images often indistinguishable from those taken with our DSLRs. But it’s not perfect– and never can be–.since perfection means drastically different things to different people, Thanks to ambitious app creators, though, we can trick out our smart phone cameras with a seemingly endless supply of options. I don’t think there could ever be a definitive list of the best and worst– what follows are my own personal impressions. Instagram I guess this one goes pretty much without saying (yet I’m saying it anyway). Camera + This is, by far, my favorite photo app. Path On

99 Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography | Photography Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and the vantage point of the spectator or camera. There are many ways to attack photography and some are much more expensive than others. Here in this showcase, we presenting a Stunning collection of Forced Perspective Photography and Pictures taken by various artists in which all pictures are linked to the author’s pages. When it comes to inspiration then there is no limitation on resources. You may be interested in the following related articles as well. Feel free to join us and you are always welcome to share your thoughts that our readers may find helpful. Don’t forget to and follow us on Twitter — for recent updates. Brilliant Examples of Forced Perspective Photography

Doubling for the Sake of Magic I love double exposures! I can't help myself. I want you to catch the bug as well. This is one of the first double exposures I took with my LC-A+RL. I had tried it with my Holga, before but I just couldn't seem to get a solid double image. I have found that several cameras I use do very well with double exposures. I love double exposures. I'm going to talk about the cameras I use for multiple exposures. Here are the cameras I like doing doubles with: Favorite- LC-A+RL : Fuji MS 100/1000 multi-iso Cross Processed This was a shot at Penn Station in Baltimore, MD. Smena 8M Kodak Ektachrome 100iso Cross Processed I took the first shot of the neon sign, inside Sun Studios in Memphis, TN. Note: a friend later pointed out that the sunset really looks like a beach cove with trees in it. Smena 35: This is a good example of using darkness to your advantage in doubles. Remember, Anything that is black or very dark will always be dominated by the next shot, if it is at all brighter. Holga 120N:

Harold Davis Webcasts and Video | Photoblog 2.0 Sunflowers #5, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger. You may be interested in some of my webcasts and video appearances that you can find online. These are all sponsored as noted in the listings, and free to watch. Please let me know what you think! Nikon Pro Spotlight interview (Nikon Camera USA): KQED-TV Quest: Night photography (O’Reilly TV): Upcoming: On Wednesday, August 18 I’ll be presenting a webcast sponsored by Focal Press explaining the Photoshop techniques behind the images in my new book Photographing Flowers.

Damir Sagolj Mindbending 3D Photos of Breasts (NSFW) New York-based photographer and self-proclaimed breast enthusiast, Henry Hargreaves has joined up with trade publication Resource Magazine to auction off his photos as seen in Resource’s Summer 2012 issue, Breasts that Pop. The photographs, best viewed using 3D glasses, are playful and provocative, but most importantly, are a tribute to natural breasts in all shapes and sizes. The proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the Young Survival Coalition, an organization aimed at providing support and resources for young women diagnosed with breast cancer. [via Feature Shoot]

Photography Ideas Professional Website Creative Famous Photographers Commercial ONE EYELAND Editing your digital images without the mystery Welcome to Ars Workshops, and thank you for paying at the door. While you're taking your seats and SPITTING OUT YOUR GUM, I'll explain a little what the Ars Workshops are all about. This is the first of a series of digital imaging guides I'll be doing that take the knowledge gained after years of banging my head against the Photoshop wall and put them together in a non-ouchy format for you to enjoy. This first one outlines a number of typical tweaks, enhancements and fixes done by consumer-oriented imaging programs that get decent results, but do a better job of keeping you in the dark about how images work or what the actual problem was. We'll cover a number of goals like adjusting contrast, warming images up and reducing noise from shadows in a more accurate and controlled way. Then we'll get into advanced stuff like masking but all explained in an almost-too friendly, "why are you touching my arm?" First up on the digital imaging goals: Enhancement enchantment

10 Things Street Photographers Can Learn From Magnum Contact Sheets One of the most valuable books I currently have in my library is Magnum Contact Sheets. It is a book that was put out by Thames and Hudson in the last year or so, and contains over 139 contact sheets from 69 Magnum Photographers. For those of you who are not familiar with contact sheets, they are a direct print made from a roll or sequence of images of film. The book is a hefty behemoth full of knowledge, insights, and philosophies of the Magnum photographers within. What is a contact sheet? Henri Cartier-Bresson looking at contacts at the New York Magnum Office. 1959. © Rene Burri / Magnum Photos To clarify, a contact sheet is a direct print of a roll or sequence of images shot by a photographer on film. “This contact sheet, a direct print of a roll or sequence of negatives, is the photographers’ first look at what he or she captured on film, and provides a uniquely intimate glimpse into their working process. Why are Contact Sheets Important? “Usually when you shoot, you work the image.

Photo, Film & Design Hi everyone, For the past two months I’ve been giving myself a crash course in painting and sculpture. At first I was interested in mimicking the form and texture of cooked food as a way to trick the viewer into being hungry, but now I also see this as a reflection of my childhood. The materials used in the series are styrofoam, paper, modeling paste, cardboard, cork, acrylic paint, and conte crayon. Food: When I was a child, I enjoyed watching my mom prepare and cook meals in the kitchen. My dad is a modest man with a good sense of humor. This photographic series is made up of visual representations of meals that I associate with happiness and fulfillment. Each day, millions of new images appear on the Internet, often from questionable or unknown sources.