spe­cia l ef­fects See dou­ble

Cre­ate in-cam­era mul­ti­ple ex­po­sure im­ages with Siân Lewis’s easy tech­niques

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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…

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