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12-01-2014, 05:23 PM   #1
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Multiple exposurers

Hi all, years ago I learned to do multiple exposures with my faithful K1000 SLR and would like to try it again but I have forgotten some things. As I remember we were taught to set for proper exposure then back off 1 click for each exposure we intended to put on 1 frame, does that sound right? My head is so full of bills and snow blower problems I cant remember the fun stuff....

12-01-2014, 05:31 PM   #2
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If I remember correctly, it was 1 fstop for each exposure. It has been quite awhile since I shot film.
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One stop is half the light so yea, one stop.
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One stop sound right for double exposure. Two stops however is one quarter as much light, so is suitable for four layers. Three stops is for eight.
Intermediate numbers are:
Three exposures - 1.58
Five

12-02-2014, 09:40 PM   #5
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Indeed, one stop for a double exposure. 2 stops for 4 exposures...
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