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When to Use a Bokeh Backdrop

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Bokeh Backdrops

Bokeh is a trending photography technique in which the background of a photo is blurred substantially to create a soft, compelling, deliberately out-of-focus effect. You may have seen a blurred bokeh background in night photography shots where streetlights and car headlights and taillights become artfully abstracted shapes in the background. The word “bokeh” is derived from the Japanese word “boke” which means “haze” or “blur.”

Our Top 10 Favorite New Backdrops of 2015!

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Photography Backdrops Here at Backdrop Express, we strive to continue to build and diversify our product offering every month according to photography trends and through research finding out what YOU want to see! From the efforts of our amazing design and product team, we’ve built our photography studio equipment to one of the largest. While we may be a little biased and love ALL of our backdrop items, here are our top 10 favorite new photo backdrops from 2015!

Buying Photography Backgrounds to Fit Your Budget

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Buying Photography Backgrounds to Fit Your Budget | Backdrop Express Blog It may be tough to admit it, but price is a key consideration for most photographers when buying their photography equipment. No matter what the level of experience, cost matters, and higher photography equipment costs mean less profits. We’d all love to be able to buy the best of everything, but having a budget is a reality for most photographers, from camera equipment to studio gear. In this article, we’ll explore how to stick to a budget and still get great results when purchasing photography backgrounds. When it comes to photo backgrounds, there’s a wide range of choices, products, prices and options. You can find everything from economy and value-oriented backdrops in small sizes to large, handmade specialty backdrops. Backdrop Express‘ current selection of photography backdrops caters to all budgets and levels of expertise. Being able to recognize the difference in backdrop types can help you to choose the best products for your current needs. As you gain experience and experiment with new styles, you’ll determine the best materials, colors and designs that best fit your niche.

Peel & Stick Baseboards: A Convenient & Lightweight Alternative to Wood Baseboard Props!

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Peel & Stick Baseboards Tired of dealing with clunky, hard-to-manage baseboards? Now you can have a variety of rustic and whimsical options right at your fingertips without the hassle of a traditional, heavy wood baseboards. We are happy to announce our new Peel & Stick Baseboards – a lightweight and convenient alternative photo prop that delivers just as realistic results as its traditional counterpart.

Printed Seamless Paper: Another Versatile Studio Option!

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Printed Seamless Paper Printed backdrops have opened a huge door for studio photographers to take advantage of and indulge in. With limitless design options, photographers can quite literally set up any scene they can imagine in their own studios! From colorful patterns to realistic textures and even iconic landscapes, portrait clients can choose to be transported to any place or time they wish. While Backdrop Express supplies several types of printed background material options like Poly Paper, Vinyl and Cloth, we are excited to be expanding our printed backdrop – and seamless paper – lines with 24 new Printed Seamless Paper offerings!

Using Posing Beanbags for Newborn Photography

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Newborn Posers When it comes to posing newborns, do you consistently face obstacles when trying to mold those beautiful, soft angles you often see online? The especially adorable ones where both ends of the new model are propped up for a slightly curved angle, or her tiny body is positioned perfectly in a rustic crate for a totally dreamy look? Most likely those photographers you see are using special newborn posing pillows and beanbags to achieve the special poses. Here are some options for these posing props and how they can be used for posed studio newborn photography.

10 Adorable Babies in Cheesecloth Wraps

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newborn cheesecloth wraps Since cheesecloth wraps for newborn photography are so popular (and we wanted an excuse to look through LOTS of newborn photos), we’ve compiled some of our favorite cheesecloth wrapped babies here for your viewing pleasure! A cheesecloth is the perfect baby photography prop to match with a hat, headband, basket or blanket to create a beautiful portrait. We hope you gain some inspiration for your next newborn photo shoot below!