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Looking for some extra tips on setting up your new roll of BD background paper or how to keep your muslin backdrop wrinkle-free? Check out some of our blogs here for tutorials, tips and resources for beginners and pros alike.

5 Special Events to Use a Printed Backdrop For

5 Special Events to Use a Printed Backdrop For

As a photographer, your job is to provide the best setup for capturing beautiful and memorable photos for your clients during special events or occasions. Don't bring them boring or traditional styling! Step up your setups with festive and patterned backdrops to fit whatever theme you're working around. Here are 5 special occasions our Printed Background Paper can come in handy.

Printed Background Paper vs. Floor Drops

Printed Background Paper vs. Floor Drops

When in need of a bold, patterned studio background for senior portraits or grunge fashion shots, what do you turn to? Printed background designs can add versatility, elegance and fun to your studio sessions, celebrations, photo booths and more. If you’re not sure which material would suit your photo studio best, here’s a quick breakdown of our printed paper backdrops vs. our printed polyester floor drops.

How to Care for Your Muslin Backgrounds

How to Care for Your Muslin Backgrounds

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.

Pros and Cons of Seamless Background Paper

Pros and Cons of Seamless Background Paper

High end photographers use a lot of seamless paper because there are many advantages to their use. The paper itself is a fine tooth quality designed to prevent reflection, eliminating the need to over or underexpose the backdrop in order to get a seamless look. Because it is paper, anytime a fresh backdrop is needed, setting one up is as simple as tearing off or rolling out a new sheet from the roll.

Choosing a Professional Photography Backdrop

Choosing a Professional Photography Backdrop

Choosing the right backgrounds for photography adds depth to your photos and makes a big impact on the overall professionalism of your shoot. Whether you are choosing a studio backdrop or paying close attention to items that occur in the background area on location can make or break your shoot. A misplaced item can throw a photo off, but creating a seamless scene brings depth and dimension to the photo.