Seeing Double (Part 1)

As part of becoming a better photographer, I’ve decided to start giving myself assignments. This first one can be called “twins” or “seeing double” or “the setup for these shoots is hard!” If you want to read more about this process, feel free to do so after the pics below. Oh, and I still need models for the remaining shots. Let me know if you want to participate!

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So notes on the project:

As I mentioned, I have decided to give myself projects in order to improve my skills. I chose this one because it requires work in some very discreet areas:

  • Setup and positioning
  • Photoshop, in particular layer masking and good selections
  • Concept (which I have not been very good at in the past)
  • Wardrobe
  • Working with a diverse group of models

The concept for this is to shoot multiple exposures of the same person so that it looks like they’re interacting with themselves.  This is not an original idea by any means, but because it did require sort of a “professional mindset,” I thought it was a good one to start with this summer. In all, I have about 15 shots planned, with the above 5 representing a small portion of those (I’ll post the rest when they’re shot). Once I have the full set up, I’ll explain more about the technical details of how I set these up in case anyone wants to try it for themselves!

3 Responses to Seeing Double (Part 1)

  1. your daddy June 9, 2009 at 10:04 pm #

    i’ll do it. that looks like fun!! let me know when…

  2. Sonja July 1, 2009 at 8:38 am #

    Love my pic. Thank you


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