The photographer of this simulated double exposure snapped two photos, cropped out the hand, and pasted one atop the other in Photoshop. He set the opacity of both at 50 percent and fiddled with the brightness and contrast until he found a happy medium. That’s it. No masks, no in-camera editing.
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