|Manor-Millersville High School (Pa.), class photo in Washington DC, June 5, 1947, photo by Central Photo|
This trick is possible because of the way a panoramic photo is shot. The camera, set up on a rotating clockwork, starts on one end of the group of people and slowly pans from left to right.
|Here are the blonde twins on the left...|
|And again on the right!|
You can see a great video of how this is achieved on the Library of Congress website here. They call this double exposure a ‘pizza run’ but there doesn’t seem to be any set name for it (or reason it’s called a pizza run).
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