Paper Roll Backdrop issue

Started Jan 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
photokandi
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Re: Paper Roll Backdrop issue
In reply to Barrie Davis, Jan 26, 2013

In 50 years of using seamless background paper (that's about as long as it has been around) I have only needed to send one roll back for being faulty. It was unevenly dyed.

Another was damaged in transit. The box had been stressed downwards in the middle and upwards at the ends, which mistreatment had produced two distinct kinks in every coil, amounting to dozens running in a line up the centre of the paper when unwound.

Apart those two occasions, I have no problems, and consider the paper you have to be of pretty good merchantable quality as it stands (hangs). Unless I'm losing my touch (!!) it will be fine when in use in a couple of days time.

Also, if it is arranged in a SWEEP with your subject standing on it, on the floor, the curve itself will tend to tension it, and so smooth it, too.

Get back here if you need further reassurance.

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Baz
"Ahh... But the thing is, these guys were no ORDINARY time travellers!"

Cheers Baz really appreciated! I'm new to studio work so that helps in reassuring me. I was wondering if I'm not doing a sweep & just backdrop, is there something on the market to attach to the bottom of the paper so it will keep it taut?

Cheers

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