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Digital Foundations: Intro to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite by Michael Mandiberg, Xtine Burrough

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Chapter 9. Layering and Collage

Layering and Collage

Double-exposure created in Chapter 9.

In the middle of the 1800s, Hippolyte Bayard created a photographic combination print in which two separate exposures were incorporated into a single photographic print. (Fig 9.1)

Self Portrait as a Drowned Man, 1840, Hippolyte Bayard, combination print.

Figure 9.1. Self Portrait as a Drowned Man, 1840, Hippolyte Bayard, combination print.

Following Bayard’s experiments, combination prints and double exposures were made popular in the Victorian era as postcards.

Building on this tradition of combination prints, Cubists like Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque ...

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