Picture This!
Double Exposure

Double Exposure
Our Picture This! assignment for this month was Double Exposure. The challenge was to create multiple exposure images that combined various images in a way that enhanced the storytelling or created a new reality. Readers responded with a host of imaginative pictures that spoke to the newfound visual freedom of in camera and software and their wonderful sense of fun, and drama.

Radiant Power

Photographer Bob Coates wrote: "Uqualla was photographed in the studio against a white background, stripped out in Photoshop. The background image is of petroglyphs; lighting effects were created using plant images; shadow effects were added as well. All images were captured with a Fuji S2 Pro with a Nikon 35-70mm f/2.8 lens."
© 2007, Bob Coates, All Rights Reserved


Bird In Flight

Bruce Bain made this evocative image using a bird taken in flight in Costa Rica and a sunset from Harriman State Park in New York. Both were photographed with a Nikon F5 and an 80-200mm f/2.8 lens and combined in Photoshop CS.
© 2007, Bruce Bain, All Rights Reserved


Granddad In The Picture

Ivar T. Mattson wrote: "This group of senior singers were posing for their annual group shot when they shouted to the photographer, who also sings with them, `You ought to have been in this shot!' My grandson solved the problem his way." Mattson's original was photographed with a Sony Cyber-shot.
© 2007, Ivar T. Mattson, All Rights Reserved


Never Forget

David Prewitt made this thoughtful image of the traveling remembrance wall with a POW flag double exposed over it. The photo was made as the wall toured Lenoir, North Carolina, with a Fuji S2 and a 28-105mm Nikkor lens.
© 2007, David Prewitt, All Rights Reserved


Canyon Surprise

Pat Potter made the background shot of Horseshoe Canyon near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada, and the dinosaur image in front of the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller with a Minolta DiMAGE Z1 camera. They were combined in Photoshop Elements 4.0.
© 2007, Pat Potter, All Rights Reserved


Barrel Racing

Showing off action in motion, these two shots of rider Sydney Zoll were made by Jock Goodman with a Nikon D70s and a 70-200mm f/2.8 lens and then combined in Photoshop CS2.
© 2007, Jock Goodman, All Rights Reserved


Wings Over The Glacier

Bill Lambeth made both these photos in the area around Glacier Bay, Alaska. They were shot with a Canon EOS 10D at ISO 800, then combined in Photoshop CS2.
© 2007, Bill Lambeth, All Rights Reserved


Lost In The Storm

Don Kingman combined four shots made with his Konica Minolta DiMAGE A2 camera--a boat run aground in Point Reyes, California, two images of clouds, and a sunset picture from his back yard.
© 2007, Don Kingman, All Rights Reserved


Soft Summer Blooms

Bobbie Climer double exposed on a tripod onto Velvia 100 slide film, with one shot in and the other slightly out of focus. The images were shot with a Nikon F100 camera.
© 2007, Bobbie Climer, All Rights Reserved


Pictures On A Wall

This imaginative set of images combined to one was submitted by Mark Andrew. He photographed model Sara Allal with a Canon EOS 5D.
© 2007, Mark Andrew, All Rights Reserved

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