How to Shop for Photography Backdrops?
williamsteffe | Buying Guides | Published Mar 21, 2013
|Photography Muslin Backdrops|
When you go to buy photography backdrops, you have many options. There are different backdrops for different shooting locations. The photographer may decide to shoot in the studio or at some outside location. Here is a guide for you to choose your photography backdrops.
These backdrops are suitable for on-location shoots. They are very easy to be transported to different locations. One can fold these backdrops and fit them in the vehicle easily. These backdrops are good for shooting for individuals, products and couples. They are light in weight.
These backdrops are suitable for in-studio shooting. Mount them on the studio wall to create smooth and seamless backdrops. These are durable, long-lasting and easy to clean. Vinyl backdrops are suitable for all types of poses – floor poses, close-ups and full-length poses. They cannot be taken for on-location shoots very easily.
Photography Muslin Backdrops
Muslin backdrops are used by many photographers as multi-purpose backdrops. They are portable as well as usable in studios. They are very versatile. For transportation, they can be easily folded; and for using them in the studio, they can be hanged on walls. For on-location shooting, the photographers use portable background support stands for hanging muslin backdrops. To accommodate portraits of full length, purchase muslin backdrops of longer lengths; while for waist-up portraits, purchase backdrops in shorter lengths.
Canvas backdrops can be used for different poses inside the studio. Hang them in the studio from roller system. Use these types of backdrops for three-quarter shots or close-ups… they are not good for head to toe shoots. They are most suitable for business portraits.
Sheer backdrop clothes can be selected as an accent. They can be used with vinyl backdrops for giving a softer look when making portraits for children. Select white-colored sheer fabric when using gels for mute pastel colors in your portrait backdrops. Sheer backdrop clothes are suitable for on-location shoots as well as in-studio shoots. They are of very light weight and fold very easily.
At 123 Video Magic, different types of backdrops are available for different types of photography shoots. Select the one as per needs and requirements.