Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Multiple exposures, part of Nikon D5100 Essential Training.
In the old days, film shooters would sometimes create composite images by…exposing the same piece of film multiple times.…To do this you had to have a camera that didn't force you to advance the film…after you'd taken a picture.…If you had such a camera and you exposed the same section of film multiple times…you got strange abstract composite images.…It was tricky to do well because as you exposed to the same bit of film to…more light, you ran the risk of ending up with a wildly overexposed image.…Your camera has the ability to take multiple exposures if you simply enable the…Multiple Exposure option.…
However, it has the added benefit of being able to adjust the overall exposure…to ensure that you don't get a final image that's overexposed.…To configure multiple exposures, go into your Shooting menu.…Down almost at the bottom is Multiple exposures. You've got three parameters you can control.…First is simply turning it on or off.…Second is the number of shots you want combined in your final exposure--you can have two or three.…
- What is an SLR?
- Attaching a lens to a camera
- Deciding how many batteries and media cards are needed
- Setting Auto mode
- Changing ISO
- Changing image format and size
- Manually selecting a focus point
- Correcting exposure while shooting
- Controlling white balance
- Using a driver and self-timer
- Auto exposure bracketing
- Selecting a picture style
- Using Live View
- Shooting video
- Using custom functions, such as ISO expansion and mirror lockup
- Cleaning the camera and sensor
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Your Nikon Digital SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
6. Understanding Release Modes
7. Understanding Exposure Control Options
8. Learning More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Controls
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Settings
15. Retouching Images
16. Taking Care of Your Camera
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