Caring for Your New Photography Floordrops

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Caring for Your New Photography Floordrops | Backdrop Express Blog Photography floordrops are a relatively new innovation in the world of photography backdrops. Different from traditional backdrops, they offer the convincing look of a variety of different floor textures printed on them, including tile, stone, brick, metal, and many types of wood grain. These drops offer the versatility of changing out the look of your flooring as often as you wish, and they can also double as artistic backdrops used in the traditional manner behind the subject.

Why Do You Need a Background Support System?

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Why Do You Need a Background Support System? | Backdrop Express Photography BlogPhoto by Ryan Walsh

When you are always on the go, you will need a backdrop support stand that lets you change your backdrop quickly and efficiently during photo shoots. Many photographers have a large variety of photo backgrounds and often change them out to achieve different looks and tones for their photos. If you want to experiment with various styles within a photo shoot, it is essential that you have a good backdrop support system that provides stability and convenience.  Sometimes on-site photography means dealing with a less than perfect location. Uneven floors and wall surfaces that do not allow you to tack or tape a background up present challenges for using seamless paper and muslin backdrops without a backdrop stand.

How to Keep Your Paper Backdrops Clean

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How to Keep Your Paper Backdrops Clean | Backdrop Express Photography Blog

Paper backdrops are a popular background solution for amateur and professional photographers alike. Seamless paper backdrops offer the advantages of versatility and variety as well as being relatively inexpensive. Seamless paper is available in a great assortment of colors, and with the aid of gels and lighting, produces special effects that enhance the aesthetics of studio photography.
Most photographers set up their photo backdrops by mounting the rolls onto a backdrop stand and rolling it out several feet past the floor, providing continuity of color as a background. However, if you’re not working in a photo studio with hard flooring, you’ll have to deal with an extra step of keeping your paper backdrops clean and reusable.

How to Properly Store Your Photography Backdrops

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How to Properly Store Your Photo Backdrops | Backdrop Express Photography Blog

We know that every photography backdrop that you purchase is a major asset to your photo business. Therefore, knowing how to care for your backdrops properly will not only pro-long the life of each backdrop, but also consistently provide excellent quality photographs from every shoot. Here is a guide to how we suggest you properly store your studio backgrounds.

Collapsible Backdrops Add Flexibility To Your Photography

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Collapsible Backdrops Add Flexibility to Your Photography | Backdrop Express Photography BlogPhoto by Ryan Walsh

While many photographers love their studios, most need to have some flexibility when it comes to taking photographs on the go. One tool that is great for this purpose is a collapsible background. Collapsible backdrops are available in many styles and offer a great deal of flexibility for photographers, especially those who work on location.

A Guide to Photography Background Storage

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Every piece of equipment you purchase for your photography business is a major asset, and photography backgrounds are especially important. That is why it is very necessary that every photographer know how to properly store their photo backdrops. Properly stored backdrops will have a longer lifespan and consistently provide excellent quality photographs.