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Newborn Photography Props: Using Posing Bowls & Crates for Better Staging

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Baby & Child Photography, Photography Props

newborn posing props Newborn posing bowls and crates are trendy studio props that can bring your newborn photography to the next level! Rustic bowls add interesting character, prompt creative posing and can help fill the frames nicely. Stocking up on newborn props and accessories are important to provide a wide offering to diverse clients who may be looking for special portrait styles or themes for their newborn. Providing a perfectly-sized, small area to lay your newborn model in gives a much easier foundation to pose with rather than laying them on a large bed or floor mat where they may lay flat and unflattering.

10 Cute Summer Backdrops for Fun Summertime Photo Shoots

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

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!

Birthday Backgrounds: 7 Fun Photo Booth Party Themes

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Birthday Backgrounds: 7 Fun Photo Booth Party Themes | Backdrop Express Kids’ birthdays are major milestones. The younger they are, the more impactful the day is for them. To make your child’s birthday party a truly memorable occasion, a party theme can really bring it all together. Decorations, games, activities, snacks, a photo booth, presents and, of course, a birthday cake will all help to make the day special, but party themes that tie all of these elements together are what your child and the guests will remember the most. One of the best ways to convey party themes is with special birthday backgrounds.

What’s Trending: Chalkboard Backdrops

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school chalkboard backdrop 5 When it comes to selecting a photo backdrop for a special holiday or event, your possibilities are endless. While popular pattern and color styles come and go with the seasons, as a photographer it’s important to stay on top of the current trends and offer the best options for your clients. A current style trend we’ve noticed this year are themed Chalkboard Backdrops – specifically for two pretty different niches: school portraits and wedding party pictures!

Styling with Newborn Posing Braids

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Baby & Child Photography, Photography Props

500702401 (1) While posing newborn babies in delicate, sweet poses is one of the most fun aspects of working a newborn photo shoot, it can also be one of the more difficult, patience-testing tasks. Luckily, there are innumerable posing props and aids out there to help assist with special positions that can take your newborn portrait styling to the next level. Accessories like posing braids, wraps, blankets, bowls, and hats are other types of essential newborn props that help enhance styling. Warm, neutral colors complement a new baby’s skin tone for a beautiful soft, look.

How to Choose the Right Backdrop Stand

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How to Choose the Right Backdrop Stand | Backdrop Express Photography Blog

According to HighTable.com, people today snap more photos in two minutes than they did in an entire year during the 1800s. However, many of these photos are taken with cell phones and the unpredictable quality of these shots only serves to illustrate the value of quality studio and portrait photography. A backdrop stand is a necessity for hanging and using photo backdrops for maximum results in studio photography. If you’re new to photography or aren’t sure of how to choose the right backdrop stand from Backdrop Express, this overview of highlights and features can help you to zero in on the perfect system for your needs:

10 Best Backdrops for Spring Portraits

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

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!