How I made my self portrait: W.T.F?

April 07, 2015
I've had this idea for ages and finally got to shoot it this weekend as I had some free time! I've had this in my head where there's a tiny photographer me taking a pic of a confused big me.
 
This is the final image:
WTF?WTF?What the hell just happened? I'm trying to drink a cup of tea! Typical thought that goes in my head transferred into this selfie.
The background shot:
The shot of "big me". Lit with a 32" shoot through umbrella to the right of the frame to mimic the window light. Then I placed a bare flash on 1/64th power to mimic the light coming off "tiny me" flash.
Tiny me:
Animation of the layer build up in photoshop so you can see how I edited it all together:
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