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Double Exposure The Easy Way????

I can set my camera on multiple exposure but I was wondering how to set it up to take 2 exposure per each frame of film and then have it automatically advance without having to switch settings in oreder to advance to the next frame. There is a way to do this after you set it on the mulitiple exsposure within the display pannel. Please help... it's for photo schooling!! Thanx to anyone who can answer this.

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Re: Double Exposure The Easy Way????

Not all cameras can do this. The Nikon N8008, for example, allows you to specify the number of exposures for each frame. The N80, on the other hand, doesn't. You have to cancel the Multiple Exposure mode to advance to the next frame, then set M-E again.

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I have taken 2 rolls of film to be developed and neither roll had any pictures on them.

Hi Carrie,
A number of things could be the cause, camera and processing. If it is C41, negative film, we will rule out processing.

Another thing is your camera may not be setting the exposure correctly. Are you setting the exposure manually or automatically? With the camera in automatic exposure open the back, point to a bright spot press the shutter, do you see light? Then Set the camera to one second, and at the widest aperture, say f2.8, open the back press the shutter, now do you see light?

Depending on the results you will need to decide if the camera is worth repairing or a new/used one is in your future.


Aug 16, 2013 | Nikon FM10 35mm SLR Camera

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What type of exposure system does it have?

The N2000 has Program, Program Hi, Aperture-priority, and Manual exposure modes, with exposure lock and exposure compensation capabilities. It can TTL auto and manual with flash. The meter is full-aperture and center-weighted.
The Program mode sets both the shutter speed and aperture for optimum exposure. You can adjust the exposure if you want to emphasize shutter speed or aperture. The Program Hi mode tries to set a higher shutter speed for action and/or long lenses.
You can download a copy of the manual here if you want to know more about this camera.

Feb 14, 2011 | Nikon N2000 35mm SLR Camera

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The frame counter in my F100 seems to of stopped working

The camera may be set to do a multiple exposure and you must take the camera off this setting back to normal mode to remedy this.
1. Look at the top of the camera from the back - on the far left is the knob with the BKT, FLASH, and ISO buttons. On the bottom of the outside of this knob there is a small ring and also a small black unlabeled button to the top left of the knob.
2. Press and hold the small button
3. Turn the ring until it shows the "S" setting

Then fire the shutter - the camera should operate as normal and advance the film after the shutter firing and also increment the frame counter. If it still does not, then your film advance motor may be bad and need to be replaced or repaired or your sensor in the back that detects the frames may be faulty.

Nov 24, 2010 | Nikon F100 35mm SLR Camera

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I am trying to load the film into a nikon fm10 slr like the instruction book told me to and when I try to advance the film so it can get to the first frame, it won't do anything.

This is typical of having left the multiple exposure lever set to the on position. It's fairly easy to set it accidentally and it's the small supplementary lever on the outside (right- as viewed from behind) edge of the hub of the film advance lever. See page 11 of the user manual (free download here)

If this is not your problem, then please add a follow-up comment and I'll provide other options for you. But if I have fixed your problem then plea

Sep 10, 2010 | Nikon FM10 35mm SLR Camera

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Can't roll film for double exposure.

After taking the first shot, hold down the Multi-Exposure button while cocking the film-advance lever. This cocks the shutter without winding the film. You can continue to do this for as many exposures as you want. Just don't hold down the M-E button while cocking after the last exposure.

The Multi-Exposure button is the button on the front of the camera just below the shutter release button.

Apr 11, 2010 | Vivitar V3800N 35mm SLR Camera

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Pentax ME wider II problem

It should stop advancing the film when the camera counter is on #1 exposure with or without film.

Dec 08, 2009 | Pentax ME Super 35mm SLR Camera

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How do you take double exposure shots with this camera?

That camera was never designed to take double exposures. You could shoot the whole roll with your first exposure, then carefully and exactly load it again and shoot the second exposure, but everything must line up exactly to even using the same starting sprocket hole to line things up. Not really easy or cost effective, but it can work if you are careful.

Nov 13, 2009 | Canon EOS Rebel X 35mm SLR Camera

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How do you take a double picture

In much the same way as with any other 35mm SLR:-

1. Turn the rewind crank gently to take up any slack in the film.

2. Take your first photo. The 3800N has a special lens mask to help this process by blanking out one half or one quarter of the image, on other cameras a thin card mask over the lens achieves the same effect.

3. Hold the camera so that your thumb or finger is firmly on top of the rewind knob to stop it turning, whilst doing this press the rewind button on the base of the camera and then operate the film advance lever. By holding the rewind knob and pressing the rewind button, you allow the shutter to c0ck without advancing the film.

4. Turn the lens mask to cover the portion of the image which was just exposed.

5. Press the shutter using the same exposure value (EV) as previously used. Usually you'll use the same shutter speed and aperture, but by varying them and maintaining the same EV you can get some interesting effects.

6. If you're exposing more than two exposures on one frame then repeat as often as required.

7. Note that this is and always has been a bodge: the film frame often moves slightly between exposures except on a few specific SLRs which had a special multiple exposure setting. The V3800N is advertised as a multi exposure model but has no specific control for it, just the plastic lens mask.

Jul 25, 2009 | Vivitar V3800N 35mm SLR Camera

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Pentax SF10 Camera -- double exposure

If you press the film release button like you are going to rewind exposed film you may be able to activate the film advance lever to cock the camera so you can take another picture, and the film should stay on the first exposure allowing you to re - expose it. I would underexpose each image 1 F stop are exposing the same film twice. Double exposures are always an iffy proposition and anything can happen. After the second exposure cocking the film advance should allow the film to advance once again. You might test this on the final pictures on a roll in case the camera won't start advancing the film after you try it. This way you won't blow a whole roll worth of pictures testing it.

Apr 12, 2009 | Pentax PZ-70 QD 35mm SLR Camera

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Film rolls back automaticaly

The camera shouldn't be doing this, assuming you're using 36 exposure (or 24 exposure) film. You may want to set a custom function to prevent automatic rewind -- you would have to rewind the film yourself by pressing the rewind button.

To do this:
1. Under the palm grip, press the 'CF' (custom function) button.
2. Use the main dial to select 'F1' in the LCD. It should show a '0' below the 'F1'.
3. Press the 'CF' button to change the '0' to a '1'.
4. Press the shutter button half way to save the change and exit the custom function setting mode.

If you want to stop the rewind with the film leader still exposed (film doesn't rewind entirely into the cannister), use the same steps but set custom function 'F2' to a value of '1'.

Mar 17, 2009 | Canon EOS-1N RS 35mm SLR Camera

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