Change of Direction…. 3 weeks to go! Pressure!!!!

After trying to manipulate the Bonsai I took photographs of, it really wasn’t working out the way my first developmental image did. I felt uninspired and anxious every time I had to work on it. After seeing the below first image from Sara Dyland, I was immediately intrigued! After looking up how she did it I realised it was double exposure and that my camera didn’t do it so I looked into how to do it in photoshop, it was then I realised I could do something with my already shot travel images with something similar. I’ve got many travel images I have taken over the years and have always wanted to do something with them other than just simply uploading them so I decided to give self portraiture a try and overlap  my travel images.

Initial Inspiration

Sara Dylan

http://www.dylandsara.com/canon-5d-mark-iii-double-exposure-tutorial/

http://www.dylandsara.com/blog/

Sara Dyland

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When researching a little more how to perform ‘double exposures’ in photoshop I stumbled across Anette Ivanova. Her images immediately resonated with me and allowed me to develop my idea a bit further. She had a tutorial on how she did it (below)  which helped and I was slowly starting to get my images to where  wanted them to be, but not quite.

Anette Ivanova

http://www.behance.net/anetteivanova

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Finally narrowing down my idea it was the image and tutorial link below I was able to really cement the concept into what the final images would be. Black and white, high key, with lots of negative space. I spent a full 3 days on the final images as I didn’t have much time left to get them printed and ready for exhibition. Just a little bit of pressure!!!

http://abduzeedo.com/double-exposure-style-photoshop

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