- Multiple exposure photography is easy with the help of Photoshop
- You MUST use a tripod in order for it to work
- Editing is easier if your subjects don't overlap
- See some examples from Flickr
- Try doing a Google Image search for Multiplicity Photography
Some examples from the Internet for educational purposes:
- You will be creating two multiple exposure images
- Plan your shot first
- There should be at least 5 of the same subjects
- Good subjects include:
- Different emotions
- Different poses
- Different clothing
- Open the first image in Photoshop
- Open the second image and copy/paste on top of the first image (Command-A,C,V)
- Press Q to enter Quick Mask mode
- Select the Brush tool (100% opacity / 100% flow / Black)
- Set the brush size and use 100% hardness
- Paint over the subject (paint will appear as red)
- Press Q again to exit Quick Mask mode
- Now you will see the selection - Press Delete on your keyboard
- Use the eraser tool to fine-tune if there is overlap
- Open the third image and repeat
- Layer / Flatten Image when complete
- Frame and Hand in
Do you have at least six merged images? Do they overlap without looking fake? Is the resulting image interesting?
There's more to this assignment than just technique. This assignment takes planning and forethought in order to make something that's interesting and tells a story.
Professionalism is based on the attention paid to the accurate and careful presentation of the final project. Marks will be deducted from your skills/technical if your work is not submitted by the due date.
- 2 images
- image must be re-sized: longest side = 9.5 inches
- image must be 180 dpi
- image must be in maximum quality JPG format
- Image must have a frame.
- Add a title outside the frame: lower center
- Add a date outside the frame: lower right
- Add a your name outside the frame: lower left
Name your photo in the following way :
Write a one-paragraph journal entry. How did you decide what to shoot? What difficulties did you encounter? Do you like the result?