One of the most popular and rewarding subjects to photograph is a baby! After all, who could resist their adorable faces and playful nature? It’s nearly impossible to take a bad picture of any baby. The first year of life flies by in an instant, so most new parents are eager to capture those moments. Photographing infants is fun but it also requires you to be very patient and creative in order to get great images.
We know that every photography backdrop that you purchase is a major asset to your photo business. Therefore, knowing how to care for your backdrops properly will not only pro-long the life of each backdrop, but also consistently provide excellent quality photographs from every shoot. Here is a guide to how we suggest you properly store your studio backgrounds.
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One of the most interesting styles of photography is Bokeh. In Japanese, Bokeh means blur, but there is definitely an art involved in arranging the aperture just right and creating a blur that enhances the overall look of the photo. These photos can be gorgeous when done right, or when chromatic aberrations of lens aperture shapes. The aperture number and/or the shape of the blade determines how the Bokeh will ultimately look. If an eight blade diaphragm is used, a polygonal Bokeh will be the result.
Photo by Ryan WalshThe word “Muslin” was originally used to describe a tightly woven cloth produced in the Middle East centuries ago. This cloth was widely used to make dresses that could be easily embellished with embroidery and beads. Pioneer women often used muslin- then called “domestic” -as the neutral backing for hand-stitched quilts. What does all this have to do with photography? Muslin fabric is one of the most versatile backdrops for use in professional photography.