Photoshop tutorial: Double exposure on portrait of a young girl


Photoshop tutorial on how to make a double exposure effect on a portrait. The effect has become modern again with Taylor Swift’s music video for “Style”, but the technique itself dates back to the film camera days.

Here I show you an advanced method on how to make double exposure in Adobe Photoshop CC. We create a thoughtful and moody portrait in the style of a magazine cover, using 3 freely available stock images.

Multiple techniques are used; all shown and explained for beginners.

Resources used:

Face lighting reference3 by faestock:
http://faestock.deviantart.com/art/Face-lighting-reference3-372943225

Stock by La-Catalina:
http://la-catalina.deviantart.com/art/Stock-507086963

Cave Entrance 5 by silent-scenes:
http://www.deviantart.com/art/Cave-Entrance-5-392609333

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