Product Spotlight: Pure White Seamless Paper

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Backdrop Express Product Spotlight: Pure White Seamless PaperPhoto by Ryan Walsh

White backdrops are the most popularly used for product and food photography, commercial photos and professional headshots. The pure, seamless look that can be achieved through high key lighting gives the photo subject a crisp and bright focus. It’s no wonder that one of our most popular and highest rated backdrops is Pure White Seamless Paper. Here’s what a few of our customers said about working with this versatile photo background:

Product Spotlight: Deep Black Fabric Backdrop

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Product Highlight: Deep Black Fabric Backdrop | Backdrop Express BlogPhoto by Bro’s Grafix Photography

A basic black backdrop is a staple for any photography studio. A deep black background allows the sole focus of the image to be on your subject, while providing a rich setting that can be conveyed as powerful, elegant and even mysterious. When paired with a bright outfit or prop, a black background will provide a stark contrast to make it pop from the photo. Here we show you what our customers are saying about our best-selling Deep Black Fabric Backdrop. It’s affordability, wrinkle-resistance and high quality make this photo background hard to top!

Product Spotlight: Holiday Red Fabric Backdrop

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Backdrop Express Product Spotlight: Holiday Red Fabric Backdrop

Whether you’re planning for a family Christmas portrait, a festive Valentine’s shoot or a romantic photo shoot anytime of the year, our Holiday Red Fabric Backdrop gives a true, deep color that is versatile but always beautiful for any model. Draw out the vibrancy or tone down the shade depending on your lighting. Check out some of our customer submitted photos and reviews of the Holiday Red Fabric Backdrop:

The 5 Best Software for Tethered Photography

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photographer using tethering softwarePhoto Credit: Ryan Walsh

As nice as it is to have a little screen on your digital camera in order to see your shots, if you are going to pursue real studio photography it is advisable that you take things a step further and enter the realm of tethered photography. Along with your tethered photography kit, you’ll need a software program to facilitate the process from camera to computer. With tether software your camera is connected to your computer allowing you to examine your shots in full screen mode, which makes for better editing and a smoother review process with your client. Here’s some commonly used software for tethered photography that can make finding the right shot that much easier.

5 in 1 Reflector Creates Instant Studio

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My friend and I decided that we would try a self-assignment that we thought was impossible. We wanted to try to take a decent portrait outside on a bright sunny day. We grabbed our cameras and we took a Photoflex 5 in 1 MultiDisc 32” reflector and headed out to see what we could find. We love to shoot photos outside, but the glare is nonstop and sometimes it just causes more issues. You want to find a way to do lessen this and that is what we did when we discovered Photoflex and how this kit can work for you.

Light Stand with Adjustable Boom Arm

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If you are looking to illuminate or diffuse light in hard to reach places, whether indoor or outdoor, the light stand w/ adjustable boom arm might be exactly what you’re looking for.  It’s compact, lightweight design, and versatility allows any photographer the ability to reach angles, heights and depths that normal light stands or assistants can not accomplish.  This Savage Equipment Light ® Stand w/ Boom Arm is constructed of heavy duty aluminum, includes adjustable boom arm, durable leg locks and quality constructed sand bag. The entire unit easily collapses and fits into the included nylon carry bag. It’s a perfect addition to your onsite or offsite locations!