Creating a Double Exposure

A 'Double Exposure' image references when film photographers would use an enlarger to expose two separate negatives on the same piece of paper. With BeFunky, this complex process gets easier than ever. Read along to see how to create your own double exposure look.

Step 1: Open your image in the Photo Editor. You'll be using two images, one as a background and one as a layer.

Step 2: Once you have chosen your background image, open the Image Manager. Add the image to Image Manager if its not already there, then right-click on it or drag-and-drop to 'Add as Layer'.

Creating a Double ExposureStep 3: Click on the top image to bring up the Image Properties box. Click the 'Options' menu and then change the 'Blend Mode' to 'Screen'.

Using Photo Editor for Double ExposureStep 4: Here you can also change the Opacity if you want a more subtle overlay, or try different Blend Modes if you like the aesthetic of some of the other blending options better.

Step 5: Once you have the settings you want, click on the 'Flatten' button to merge the layers and turn it into a single image.

Final Results:

Double Exposure Final Results

Looking for more inspiration? Check out our blog post:

How To Create Double Exposure Photography In BeFunky

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