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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.

Top 10 Romantic Wedding Photo Shoots

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

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Photo Credit: Barry Feldman

Although some women would prefer to end the holiday season after New Year’s Day, there is one more special day in these winter months, one that is typically symbolized by hearts, Hallmark Cards, chocolate and teddy bears.

Regardless of personal feelings towards Valentine’s Day, it is the perfect opportunity to highlight some of the photographers whose work reminds the more cynical of us to have a little faith in what the holiday is supposed to be about: no, not chick flicks and restaurant reservations, but love.

5 Romantic Valentine’s Day Photo Tips

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

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Valentine’s Day is approaching fast and time is running out to capture the romantic holiday moments between couples. Valentine’s Day photo sessions can be a special and cute way for couples to express their love for one another. However, shooting the most romantic photos means you need to be prepared and have plenty of ideas beforehand.

5 Tips for Starting Your Own Photography Studio

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

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Opening a photography studio, whether out of your home or in a separate space, is a great way to practice your hobby or start up a new business. You have the benefits of working with people, creating lasting memories, and practice what you love, all in a comfortable environment. There are many reasons for studio photography, including portrait sittings, product shots or just as a hobby.

5 Tips for Great Headshots

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

businessman headshot The use of headshot photography is more prominent and highly favored than any other technique in the industry. It is essential that professional photographers learn how to produce the best possible headshots for their clients during every shoot. The following five tips will help ensure that your subjects look their best in their headshots every time.

5 Photography Tips for Beginners

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

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Being a seasoned photographer with years of professional experience is not necessarily a prerequisite to capturing beautiful, professional looking photos. Even the newest of photographers can capture breathtaking, award-winning photographs. Photography is a hands-on learning experience and practice makes perfect, but a few tips from the experts cannot hurt either.

Food Photography 101

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Food & Product Photography, Photography Tips

Food Photography on a 26" Seamless Paper Backdrop If you are interested in getting in to a niche photography market, you may consider entering the exciting world of food photography. As the name implies, food photographers capture enticing, rich images of food. This business is a commercial specialty. Food photographers strive to provide the appealing presentation of food products for use in marketing materials, packaging, and restaurant menus. In order to earn a reputation as an exceptional food photographer, you will need to work with a support team consisting of an art director, a food stylist, and several assistants. These creative artists will ease the process of breaking into food photography business.