olympics

American gold medalist Gabby Douglas on the uneven bars

These multiple exposure shots slow down the haste of the Games and give these Olympians a kaleidoscopic, dreamy quality.

The effect occurs when the camera shutter is opened more than once to expose the film multiple times. The technique sees the original image superimposed over the original.

We think these snaps are pure poetry in motion.

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  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos

  • London 2012 Multiple exposure images

    Olympic athletes captured in multiple exposure photos