SLR Film Photography Special Effects (Part 1) – Ghosting Effect
I know there are some photographers that still like to pick up that trusty ol’ SLR, insert a roll of film and get out there and experiment in the field. Then approach with grinning anticipation as they pick up the developed film from their favorite photo shop and have the person behind the counter ask, How did you take that picture? It’s awesome!
It is this photography ‘purest’ to whom I appeal (this time) the ones that still like using film every now and then. Most photographers have Digital SLRs (DSLR – et moi aussi). I know you can create this effect with Photoshop, after the fact; but having creative control over this special effect makes it exciting because you execute this photo miracle at the precise moment you push the shutter button.
Ghosting. This is what this special effect is called; accomplished by using your SLR’s multiple exposure feature, but with a simple twist to ensure proper film exposure. The procedure detailed in this article is different from the instructions in your SLR manual. Ghosting is perfect for pictures...