10 Cute Summer Backdrops for Fun Summertime Photo Shoots

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summer backdrops School’s out, kids are home and not a lot’s going on this summer? Make it a weekly activity for your kids to plan out their very own special summertime photo shoots! Build up an inventory of summer backdrops and props to go along with your sweet models and encourage their (and your!) imaginations to run wild!

10 Fun 4th of July Photography Ideas!

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4th of july patriotic backdrops Do you offer special portrait mini sessions for all holidays through the year? Occasions like Valentine’s Day, Easter and 4th of July definitely call for fun and creative photos of the kids each year to remember the holiday and share with friends! As the temperatures rise into the summer months, a simple 4th of July backdrop, cute American outfit and red, white & blue props are all that’s needed for a simple yet memorable mini session indoors or outside! Here’s some of our favorite 4th of July photography below – we hope you can find some inspiration for the upcoming holiday next month!

10 Best Backdrops for Spring Portraits

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Spring Backdrops Springtime is the best time! For beautiful, fresh portraits of your little ones or the whole family, that is. If you’re offering spring photo packages this season, are you planning out special themed setups in your studio? We offer a full line of spring backdrops from bright scenics to pastel patterns that can help set the perfect scene for your adorable models. Here are 10 of our favorite customer-submitted photos featuring spring backdrops!

Dreamy Valentine’s Day Customer Photos

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Dreamy Valentine's Day Customer Photos | Backdrop Express BlogFeaturing: Coral Seamless Backdrop Paper | Courtesy of Owens-Lugar Photography

Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite times of year! What’s better than dolling your sweet models up in romantic and soft colors, throwing hearts everywhere, and propping up a kissing booth or two? Here are just some of our favorite Valentine’s photos shared with us by our awesome customers!

How to Plan a Perfect Valentine’s Photo Shoot for Kids

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How to Plan a Perfect Valentine's Photo Shoot for Kids | Backdrop Express Photography Blog

Looking for a fun, inspiring way to get your kids involved in Valentine’s Day? How about a Valentine’s Day photo shoot just for them? Kids’ photography and holidays are a combination that’s always ripe with the potential for creativity and adorable moments, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. To plan the perfect Valentine’s Day photo shoot this year, consider these tips:

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Photographers

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While walking the family dog last evening, a gift of nature spurred me to start thinking about New Year resolutions. The setting sun cast a coppery glow over the bare branches of our sweet gum tree. Against the fading daylight, the naked lifeless appendages took on a festive, shimmery glow. I marveled that if our walk had been delayed by only a few minutes I would have missed the glorious color and a picture-perfect scene.

I resolved to spend more time exploring in 2015. Exploring with color, shape, texture and lighting—that is going to be my photography resolution for the coming year! As I sat on the porch with a cup of hot Wassail I made a mental list for expanding my photographic territory in the coming year. Maybe sharing my thoughts will inspire you to step out of your daily comfort zone and push your imaginary boundaries.

10 Beautiful Holiday Bokeh Photos

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Holiday Bokeh Backdrops Can’t wait to start shooting fun holiday photography this month? Use this festive season to experiment with different shooting techniques, lighting and models to build up your skills and portfolio. Bokeh is a special camera effect that everyone really loves! It’s fairly simple to achieve a nice bokeh background in camera, but remember there are all kinds of printed bokeh backdrops you can shoot with for a similar, beautiful blurred background style. Check out these 10 lovely holiday bokeh photos below that we stumbled across this morning for some photo inspiration!