Almost every professional photographer has been in a situation where he needs to take a headshot and all you have to put your subjects in front of is a wall. According to photographers portrait background can help minimize post-processing and time. And in this and other situations, whether you are shooting people or products, the photography backdrop behind your subject can make or break your image.
Well, there are many advantages to use a photography backdrop to improve your photography. But you also need to decide what type of backdrops you will use.
You can choose from seamless paper, muslin backdrop and painted canvas.
They are all good, but their properties are very different. We will go through the differences to see which one is the best!
You Need a Transportable Backdrop
If you shoot outside of a fixed photo studio location, you’ll need to transport your backdrop. Muslin and canvas are easier to transport than seamless paper since they can be folded or rolled up. The...
You want to create the perfect photos for your clients and you go on location scouting, but you can’t find the right place to fulfill your idea. You hang your head and order a photo studio rental for that photoshoot. Have you ever experienced this?
Then after that photoshoot on the white color backdrop, you realize it’s all the same.
Your photos were taken on a white, clean, consistent backdrop. It’s boring. You think you can’t do interesting work where you live. You think to yourself, if you lived in Norway or had the money to travel to Paris or New York, you’d DEFINITELY find some good places to take photos, right? The problem is the location, not the photographer...
But not so fast! One size doesn’t fit all. There is a great solution to make great pictures anywhere even if you are photographing in a dessert. That one missing element in your photography is a hand-painted backdrop.
If you’re itching to try something new or looking for...