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Create in-camera multiple exposure images with Siân Lewis’s easy techniques
Spice up your portraits and learn to see double with one of our favourite photo effects: multiple exposures. Effectively layering one shot over another, a double exposure is a technique that really suits portraits, and while the effect is often created in Photoshop, it’s just as easy, and a lot more fun, to create in-camera with your Nikon D-SLR. In this guide we’ll look at two different options you can use in your Nikon’s menus to create a double exposure, as well as how to take the effect one step further for a high-key, cut-out portrait effect.
Check that your D-SLR offers you a ‘Multiple Exposure’ option in the Shooting menu or an ‘Image Overlay’ option in the Retouch menu. As long as it does, you’re ready to go. We shot our model Sam at the beautiful Kilver Court gardens in Somerset, creating a romantic effect by combining a classic portrait with natural textures. Here’s how we did it…