Top 10 Romantic Wedding Photo Shoots

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

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Photo Credit: Barry Feldman

Although some women would prefer to end the holiday season after New Year’s Day, there is one more special day in these winter months, one that is typically symbolized by hearts, Hallmark Cards, chocolate and teddy bears.

Regardless of personal feelings towards Valentine’s Day, it is the perfect opportunity to highlight some of the photographers whose work reminds the more cynical of us to have a little faith in what the holiday is supposed to be about: no, not chick flicks and restaurant reservations, but love.

Chroma Key Backdrop Options: Green or Blue?

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

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The use of chroma key is a technique photographers use to be able to manipulate the background by adding a scene during post-production.  So why do photographers, filmmakers and videographers use green or blue when utilizing chroma key backdrops? Well, there are a few factors that make these two colors the color of choice for photographers.

5 Romantic Valentine’s Day Photo Tips

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

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Valentine’s Day is approaching fast and time is running out to capture the romantic holiday moments between couples. Valentine’s Day photo sessions can be a special and cute way for couples to express their love for one another. However, shooting the most romantic photos means you need to be prepared and have plenty of ideas beforehand.

5 Tips for Beginner Freelance Photographers

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photographer Tips, Photography Tips

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If you have decided to take your passion for photography one step further, you may be wondering how to build a freelance business. There are several things to keep in mind as you get ready to “go professional”.

You never get another chance to make a first impression—establish yourself early as a professional. That means putting your best work out there for everyone to see. You can design a website with a gallery of your best photos. Publish only the highest quality photos with superior supporting scenery or highly effective photo backgrounds. A few other tips for catapulting yourself into the photo biz are listed below.

5 Tips for Starting Your Own Photography Studio

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photographer Tips, Studio Photography

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Opening a photography studio, whether out of your home or in a separate space, is a great way to practice your hobby or start up a new business. You have the benefits of working with people, creating lasting memories, and practice what you love, all in a comfortable environment. There are many reasons for studio photography, including portrait sittings, product shots or just as a hobby.

Caring for Your Photography Backdrops

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Backdrops, Storage & Care, Studio Equipment

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Photo Credit: Aqua Photo

Photography backdrops are an important asset to every photographer’s business. Knowing how to care for your backdrops will increase the life and quality of your investment. Some backdrops are machine washable, some require just sponge cleaning and others are expendable. Here are our comments and suggestions of how to care for your backdrops.