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The Potter Man
Muir Woods in the Morning
out window reader
fog in norwegian mountains
The Lions of the Busanga Plains
joyous mood
Lock and Key of Love
Arthur's Seat from the Abbey
Beaver pond at dawn
Dawn at the mangroves
The King
Open green canvas
Snow fiesta
The real Great Wall
Pilot in Training
Silhouette of freedom
Ancestralidade  e Resistência
15th Annual Photo Contest

One of the many marvellous photography techniques provided by analog photography is the double (or triple…) exposure film, directly on camera. I was always fascinated by the possibility of handling the negative from the moment of shooting, and this factor was the key one for me when it came the time to chose a camera; I need a fully mechanical camera that allows me to control shutter speed, aperture, and lock the film for double exposure. Doesn’t seem like i am asking to much, am I? Nowadays is relatively easy to produce double exposure. Although i like digital photography, i always preferred to create my double exposures with my trusty old camera, get out in the streets and enjoy shooting, avoiding tedious hours of post production in front of a computer screen, often ending up with a result that is closer to graphic design than photography. The magic of double exposure is limitless. I love how it’s possible to mix and mash spaces that are completely different from each other, make them clash inside a new world that takes life inside a negative. I call it pre-darkroom; a manipulation of reality that we cannot affect in any way. Only at the time of processing the film we will how the planes stack with each other. Most times it is actually almost impossible to discern how the images complement each other; it might be simple luck, or it might very well be that these 2 worlds really take a life of their own on the silver of the film, and they become something else. In the end, what we try to do is to clumsily control the light.

TAGS: Double Exposure, Dream, Spain

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Barcelona, Spain
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Image Source: print_negative
Date Taken: 04.2017
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Barcelona, Spain