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How to Create a Mind-Bending Camera-less Mirror Self-Portrait

Snapping a self-portrait of oneself in a mirror is something every photographer has probably done before, but have you ever created one in which there isn’t a camera in the shot? The images look impossible, but they’re not too difficult to create using some careful planning and clever Photoshop trickery. Basically, all you need to do is photograph each arm and your head separately and then stitch the photographs together. Joshua Dunlop over at ExpertPhotography has published a tutorial on the technique.

Hidden Camera Mirror Photo Trick [ExpertPhotography]


 
  • rtfe

    neil patrick harris

  • Vinni

    Just ask your friend to wear the same shirt and use a tripod.

  • Makofoto

    Or use a view camera/tilt-shift lens off to the side … but you wouldn’t get the same shot.

  • http://twitter.com/#!/david_frankk David Frankk
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    This is so SPAM!

  • http://twitter.com/#!/david_frankk David Frankk

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  • http://twitter.com/#!/david_frankk David Frankk

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  • UnNews

    Wow, seriously, take multiple pictures then photoshop them?  Wow, earth shattering.

  • http://twitter.com/mijonju Mijonju

    it’s easy to take a self portrait infront of the mirror including the person and the person’s reflection with a large format camera, don’t even need photoshop,

  • Mars