As title stated, all the photos in this post are not photoshopped! Look those meticulous photo-collages, it is kindly hard to believe they are done without the aid of a computer. But the fact is that is only the magic of Thomas Barbey.
Some background information about “Multiple exposure”
In photography and cinematography, a multiple exposure is the superimposition of two or more exposures to create a single image, and double exposure has a corresponding meaning in respect of two images. It is a technique in which the camera shutter is opened more than once to expose the film multiple times, usually to different images. The resulting image contains the subsequent image/s superimposed over the original. The technique is sometimes used as an artistic visual effect and can be used to create ghostly images or to add people and objects to a scene that were not originally there. [wiki]
The process behinds his beautiful collages is just as fascinating as the images themselves. Barbey explains:”The montages are created by created by carefully choosing printing procedures as combination printing; sandwiching negatives together; thereby printing them simultaneously; pre-planned double exposure in the camera; the re-photographing of collaged photographs; and/or a combination of the above. They all start with his own black-and white photographs, taken all over the world. The artist patiently assembles the fragments until some larger meaning emerges. Every image is the combination of at least two or more negatives that give birth to a completely unusual vision. [source]