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How to Promote Your Holiday Mini Sessions

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Holiday Photography

How to Promote Your Holiday Mini Sessions | Backdrop Express Blog Have you heard of mini photo sessions? They’re one of the latest trends in portrait photography — a compact, time-saving, abbreviated session that results in a smaller number of edited photos for the client at lower price. Mini sessions are a great way to engage clients who are on a budget and wouldn’t sign on otherwise. They can take place any time of year, with Christmas photos being one of the most popular choices. If you’re interested in offering mini sessions in your photography business, here are some key tips for getting started:

Marketing Tips for Event Photography

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photographer Tips, Photography Tips

Event Photography As a photographer, you might sometimes worry about how to make sure you reach your target audience, attracting new clients to hire you for their specific needs, especially for event photography. While focusing photography marketing on new clients is always a worthwhile venture, it is just as important to focus on client retention. Making sure you continually market to your existing clients works for you on multiple levels. First of all, having a steady stable of clients who know who to call for an upcoming event is money in your pocket. And of course, once you have happy clients who continue to call on you for your services, you get the second tier of photography marketing with good word-of-mouth. When you have pleased your clients so thoroughly that you receive clients without doing anything other than your job, you have done well.

7 Posing Tips for Portraits

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Tips, Portrait Photography, Studio Photography

7 Posing Tips for Portraits It’s no secret that in terms of portrait photography, the pose is just as important as capturing the photo itself. For example, if your model isn’t posing the right way, then your photo isn’t going to turn out the right way. In order to get the best possible pose, and thereby the best possible picture, consider following these seven tips.

Product Spotlight: Pure White Vinyl Backdrop

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Backdrops

Pure White Vinyl BackdropPhoto Courtesy of Tara Lesher Photography

Vinyl is known as one of the most durable photography backdrops on the market. Vinyl backdrops can stand up to dirt, messes, large groups and different environments – all with a quick wipe down after each shoot  to keep them looking new. Our Pure White Vinyl Backdrop is widely used for high-key photography, as its matte surface allows for a glare-free background and creates a perfectly seamless infinity backdrop for portraits, products and even video products. Here’s what a few Backdrop Express customers had to say about their new white vinyl backdrop as well as some photo inspiration submitted by our customers!

Create Standout Photos with Textured Backgrounds!

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Make Your Photos Stand Out with Textured Backgrounds | Backdrop Express BlogFeaturing: Silver Sequin Fabric Backdrop | Photo Courtesy of Tanya Lee Hervey Photography

Textured backgrounds are a unique and vibrant category of photo backdrops that can add dimension and depth to any type of photo shoot. From sequins to velvet-like patterned damask and textured roses made of satin, this diverse category of backdrops is a refreshing departure from the traditional blended or solid color muslin. With a variety of fabrics, patterns and textures to choose from, you can be sure that any backdrop in this category will bring a beautiful and memorable appearance to the shoot.