Collapsible backdrops are meant as a quick and convenient solution to bulky gear as they fold down to 1/3 of their original size. If you have a new Collapsible Backdrop Kit and are unsure of proper setup and take down, follow these simple directions.
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For the photographer looking for durability and cost-savings, vinyl backdrops are the ideal studio portrait background choice. Although vinyl backdrops can withstand the test of a busy, high-volume studio, proper care is still needed for them.
When you purchase a muslin background, it will be folded and packaged. Remove it from the package and hang it on your backdrop stand, spray the fabric evenly with a spray bottle of water and let gravity iron out the wrinkles. If you need to use it right away, use a hand held fabric steamer. It removes wrinkles and creases easily and quickly. Just be sure to not rub the muslin with the steam head or you might damage the muslin fabric.
Photography backdrops are standard equipment in every professional studio. Seamless paper backgrounds are popular products for photographers due to their low price, easy setup and convenient storage. Another advantage of using paper backdrops as a studio staple is the reliability and consistency of the colors. It is available in a broad spectrum of colors, hues and shades. It is also ideal for both product and people photography. Following a few simple guidelines will keep your seamless paper clean, damage-free and ready for consistent use.