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What to Do When a Photo Shoot Goes Wrong

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

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So, the truth is that at some point, when doing location photography, something can and probably will go wrong at a photo shoot. While it’s not the intention here to dwell on the negative, awareness  and preparation can go a long way in handling any inevitable miscues and mishaps. Photo editing after the fact is a great cure to have in your back pocket for some issues, but other issues are best addressed with “an ounce of prevention.”

How to Avoid Unexpected Problems During a Photo Shoot

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

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Picture the perfect setup for a photography shoot — your equipment all ready to go, the weather conditions shaping up nicely and a great piece of scenery or an interesting subject to look forward to. Sadly, this perfect setup is quite rare in the world of photography, where something always seems to go wrong. As a photographer, you need to be prepared to handle whatever unexpected surprises are thrown your way. If you’re struggling to get past all the curve balls thrown your way during any given photo shoot, you may want to carefully examine your preparation process to see if you are unintentionally leaving out essential details.

What Color of Seamless Paper Should You Use?

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

What Color of Seamless Paper Should You Use? | Backdrop Express Blog

Choosing a photo background for a shoot is serious business. While seamless paper comes in solid colors, the color you choose will affect your finished product either positively or negatively. Choose too conservatively and your subject looks boring. Throw too much caution to the wind, and you’ll come off as garish.

8 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Digital Backgrounds

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

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Digital photography is a demanding, highly competitive profession. To have an edge, you must offer customers features and benefits they can’t get from your competitors. That’s why you owe it to yourself to find out how digital backgrounds can take your portrait photos to the next level. Here are just some of the many advantages they offer.

5 Tips for Choosing a Studio Backdrop

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Backdrops, Studio Equipment

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Have you decided to make the move to your own studio?  If so, you’re probably spending a lot of time deciding on which lights, stands and light meters to purchase.  Have you given any thought to what photo background you will use?  Here are 5 tips to help you select the perfect studio backdrop for your new space.