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Dark Background for Double Exposures

Are your double exposures looking rather pale? Here's a quick and easy tip - just use a dark backdrop to change that!

The colour black reflects no light at all. Whereas the colour white reflects a lot of light. When doing double exposed shots you want the least amount of light to be reflected in your background.

For my double exposures I always use my navy blue bed sheet as a backdrop/background for at least ONE of my shots if not both. For example in these pictures I took pictures of my dog just on my wood floor, but for the second exposure I put the playing cards on my navy blue sheet.

But here are some examples of double exposures with a both shots on a white background

See the difference?

written by aprilrich427


  1. ipdegirl


    I'm going to try this. I hate washed out doubles. Thanks for the tip!

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  2. chipmunk


    Great tip, thanks!

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  3. himynameiskat


    Excellent, thank you!

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  4. pavlov


    Great tip, but I like the flower-pic the most. :)

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  5. foodeanz


    Finally, the answer!! hehehe...Brilliant..i'm gonna try this...=)

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  6. foodeanz


    Thanks nway...=)

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  7. yein



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  8. japanesecorn


    this is very useful thanks. :D
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