A Simple Multiple-Exposure Technique Using Fancy Paper


I will demonstrate a simple technique for doing multiple exposures with consistently interesting results.

There are many techniques for doing multiple exposures. One technique I like to use is to take a picture of a contrasty pattern – a wall, bricks, grass, rocks, etc. The more contrast the better. The black parts don’t expose, so the let the second exposure come through. The white parts will make the pattern. Sometimes I have a hard time finding a surface with an interesting pattern, so I decided to buy some! I went to the local crafts store and purchased some fancy paper with high contrast patterns. I held up the paper in front of the camera so that it would fill the entire image. Then I shot the second image.

Here’s one shot without the multiple exposures.

These are several shots of the same scene using the multiple-exposure technique.

Here’s a shot of a different scene without the multiple-exposures.

Here’s the same scene with the multiple exposures.

written by gvelasco on 2013-01-03 in #gear #tipster #camera #paper #fancy #multiple #tipster #multipleexposure #exposure #fancypaper


  1. micky_s
    micky_s ·

    lovely jubbly, you should submit some stuff to this little collection: www.lomography.co.th/photos/collections/157-when-double-jus…

  2. gvelasco
    gvelasco ·

    I forgot to mention that I used a La Sardina for these shots.

  3. denisesanjose
    denisesanjose ·

    @gvelasco I MXed wallpaper before and it turned out pretty cool too! www.lomography.co.th/homes/denisesanjose/albums/1897316-for…

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