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Stylize yourself in photoshop!
Create a cool double exposure photograph in Photoshop. This technique works best with portrait against a light or white background or a backlit scene where the background is blown out.

Posted by Jill from Foster City, California, United States • Published See Jill's 25 projects »
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  • How to edit a photograph. Double Exposure Photograph - Step 1
    Step 1

    Open both images in photoshop. The portrait should be on top of the other photo in the layers palette.

  • How to edit a photograph. Double Exposure Photograph - Step 2
    Step 2

    With the top layer selected, choose 'lighten' or 'screen' from the dropdown menu shown in the screenshot.

  • How to edit a photograph. Double Exposure Photograph - Step 3
    Step 3

    Resize and position your images where you think they look best. Crop the images.

  • How to edit a photograph. Double Exposure Photograph - Step 4
    Step 4

    Play with the opacity of each layer to achieve the desired result. I liked how this photo looked with both layers at 100% opacity.

  • How to edit a photograph. Double Exposure Photograph - Step 5
    Step 5

    Done!

    Have fun with it! Play around with different effects on each layer. I really like the way this photo looks with the portrait in black and white, and the forest in color.

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Victoria O.
Victoria O. · Redlands, California, US · 1 project
Love
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Rachel's Craft Channel · Morris, Minnesota, US · 276 projects
I think I might know how to do this with Microsoft Word, I'm gonna try it out!
Rachel's Craft Channel
Rachel's Craft Channel · Morris, Minnesota, US · 276 projects
It worked! Maybe I'll post a tutorial on how to do it as a version of yours.
Jill
Jill · Foster City, California, US · 27 projects
Very cool! I was wondering if there were other programs that this could apply to as well.
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Adele
Adele · Cēsis, Cēsis Municipality, LV · 2 projects
I will give it a try!
Thanks for the tutorial! Happy
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