New Approach to Triple Exposures for Diana Mini

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Multiple exposures can be about as predicable as lightning. It can be as easy as getting a camel through the eye of a needle. Simply put, they are rebellious little things, and need to be rethought in order to have desirable results. Lets see what we can come up with.....!

I found by complete accident (and my Diana's stubborn advance wheel) that triple exposures are more pleasing to the eye when not COMPLETELY overlapping. If a picture is taken, then the wheel is wound about 3/4 of the way for the next picture, and the same is repeated for a third picture, the results are quite interesting. The end product is three pictures overlapping in thirds so that each picture gets its chance to shine, but is not over powered by the others. The nature of this method is good for story-telling pictures, because it creates more of an impact, making the viewer think about the different levels of images evident in the pictures.

Refer to the Picture: For example, a simple message a viewer could take away from the picture: Life is a highway or life is a beach (cliche I know).

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written by dreaminphotographs on 2011-08-31 in #gear #tipster #diana-mini-triple-exposure-story-multiple-exposures #camera #tipster

6 Comments

  1. densong
    densong ·

    Cool! and true, though cliche.=)

  2. dreaminphotographs
    dreaminphotographs ·

    Thanks so much and you will have to excuse my lack of creativity, my brain was turning to mush

  3. johan34370
    johan34370 ·

    nice idea! i'll try it with my mini :)

  4. blinghaha
    blinghaha ·

    Nice. I did this by complete accident with one of my first rolls a long time ago, got a few pics but this was my favourite! www.lomography.com/homes/blinghaha/photos/11577639

  5. hollywoodpunk
    hollywoodpunk ·

    I had the triple exposure thing happen to me for almost a whole roll... it was my first roll, and i was not sure how to advance, after someone told me to be careful when advancing or i would "go over" the next frame. Personally I loved the way some of them came out. Here are two of my faves!

    www.lomography.com/homes/hollywoodpunk/photos/13686470
    www.lomography.com/homes/hollywoodpunk/photos/13686465

  6. hollywoodpunk

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