Extending the Life of Your Seamless Paper

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Seamless backdrop paper is one of the most common types of photography backdrops. It’s inexpensive price tag and consumable nature makes it perfect for a variety of uses, including: portraits, commercial photography, product photography, video photography and more. Seamless paper backdrops can also be used for non-photography related needs as well, such as: decoration, theater productions, banners, and posters. Although this material is beneficial for its economical price, paper backgrounds should never be regarded as “cheap” or “disposable”. With proper maintenance, your background will give you years of service.

Collapsible Backdrops: Spark Spontaneous Photo Shoots

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While many photographers prefer to work with whatever natural backdrops are available when they work on location, sometimes a natural backdrop or location just isn’t practical. They may get to the site and discover it is too small, or doesn’t provide the photographer with enough control in order to get the shot he wants. In these cases it is good to have a collapsible background handy in order to better control the photo shoot and get the perfect shot.

What Color of Seamless Paper Should You Use?

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Choosing a photo background for a shoot is serious business. While seamless paper comes in solid colors, the color you choose will affect your finished product either positively or negatively. Choose too conservatively and your subject looks boring. Throw too much caution to the wind, and you’ll come off as garish.

8 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Digital Backgrounds

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

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Digital photography is a demanding, highly competitive profession. To have an edge, you must offer customers features and benefits they can’t get from your competitors. That’s why you owe it to yourself to find out how digital backgrounds can take your portrait photos to the next level. Here are just some of the many advantages they offer.

4 Photo Techniques for Light Backgrounds

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Photography is a rewarding art form that many find useful in their personal lives as well as their careers. One of the more tricky aspects of studio photography is making the most out of the photo background. Sometimes you set up your own background, as in a studio shoot, and other times you will be working with the natural backgrounds of the outdoors. Lighter colors are among the most challenging, but when you know how to work with colors, lighting and the shadows you can make lighter backgrounds work for you.

Food and Drink Photography Tricks

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Food & Product Photography, Photography Tips

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Finding out how you can take wonderful stock pictures of both food and beverages can be a true challenge. In order to master this kind of photography, you have to have a solid understanding of lighting technique, how to work with angles, how to work with food, and a studio setup. In food photography, what you want to accomplish is to make the food you work with look nearly irresistible to the viewer. These photos will be used by companies in advertising campaigns, on packaging or in ads placed in magazines. No matter where an image is used, the food captured in it should entice and motivate the viewer to want it. Keep these tips in mind and you’ll soon be able to take amazing stock photos of food and beverages.