Let us assume that you are a photographer who works primely outdoors. And one of the CEOs, whom you’ve met at an event shoot, has requested for corporate headshots. You don’t say NO to new opportunities, do you? You say yes, and in a week, arrive at his office space with your gear. You then hunt for a beige wall or a relatively seamless colored wall for obvious reasons of easing the Photoshop cuts later. It is not as easy as it sounds though, to crop the image and play with it in Photoshop to bring about the best background. It is time taking to an extent, and might very well look artificial affecting the output quality. Or, how about investing money on a good studio backdrop? Yes, the first thought that the seasoned mind hops on to is the price factor. But here are a few points that you ought to know about Studio backdrops.
Studio backdrops come in a variety of colors, and especially when it is hand-painted like we do in MIZU, the possibilities are endless. The power to choose is amazing and you can craft the mood of the picture, as you want to. You can choose patterned/textured backdrops to establish an environment, or go with plain solid-colored backdrops that help in clutter-free images. In both the cases, the way you play with your lights will result in different moods.
Many of our photographer friends have agreed strongly to the fact that it is a time taking the process to sit and edit an image with regards to the background, than using a proper studio backdrop in the first place. Not only is the time in post-processing saved, but the final output will also be crisper and more natural. Well, time is money. You want to save it and use it wisely, don’t you?
A quality studio backdrop will give many years of fruitful service, especially if you take proper care of it. Our solid canvas backdrops, for instance, are made of the best material available, making the studio backdrops as a durable, the long-term solution for studio shoots.
When shooting corporate portraits and headshots, it is important that you maintain the uniformity of the background. The look has to be consistent and repeatable. Our canvas backdrops are ideal for sleek and smart portraits that reflect the character of the subject.
One moment you might be shooting a lovely couple portrait, and the next moment you will be shooting a carefully curated food menu. For everything, you have studio backdrops available. In fact, a single studio backdrop you buy can be versatile in helping you shoot across genres too. That’s the power of a backdrop when you keep your creative options open.
VALUE FOR MONEY:
There are many inexpensive substitutes to a studio backdrop like bed sheets, clothing materials or plain wall, but you will soon realize that “You got what you paid for”. Eventually, you will discover that using a solid backdrop is a wise option in the long run for consistent and quality output.
These are the key features that highlight the importance of backdrops. And there is no reason to think twice but invest with a full mind on a studio backdrop. Take a look at the collection that we have. Or you can always come up with a customised color for your studio backdrop that we can craft for you.
Photography backdrops come in a variety of style, sizes, shape and colour. Understanding the rudiments of each type of the backdrop can be quite interesting and intimidating. Of all the types, nothing beats the beauty of a canvas backdrop. From their versatile usage to long-term life span, canvas backdrops are the best
A Legacy Purchase
From their long lifespan to their versatile usage, they’re great for the amateur or pro photographer. In particular, canvas backdrops are like candy bars for studio-based photographers. The first impression might always be the cost coming to the fore, as canvas backdrops are expensive than the other options. But one has to consider a canvas backdrop as a long time investment, and a purchase of legacy for your studio. With proper care, canvas backdrops will last for many years to come. In the initial days, canvas backdrops were made of heavy canvas material painted with classical colors and designs. But today, they are a lot crisper, lighter and contemporary when it comes to the material and the colors.
The Hand Painting Advantage
Because it is hand painted, the colors will pop out a lot more on the canvas. And it offers the power of choice, as you can come up with any creative color and craft it. You can try out solid colors or shades and patterns. Proving as a pristine backdrop, it also helps in blocking out any unwanted light sources.
The quality of pictures you will be getting will be unmatched when using a canvas backdrop. The light will be reflected distinctively, offering you to create multiple moods in the same backdrop by playing with the set up. Material wise too, canvas backdrops are the top notch options when you wish to choose a durable option that will last its time.
Like mentioned earlier, when taken care properly, canvas backdrops last for many years. And the steps are simple. Do not fold the canvas backdrops since you do not want to develop wrinkles on the surface. The ideal way is to have a permanent set up where the canvas backdrops are hung, or it can be folded and kept in roller pipes. Even if you develop wrinkles during the shoot, a warm steam iron from the surface behind will do the needful to remove it. The material is also washable and, unlike other seamless backdrops, a canvas backdrop will not tear.
In the case of stains, you just need to clean the canvas backdrop using a soft, slightly damped cloth.
Ever wondered how those celebrity portraits done by Annie Leibowitz or Richard Avedon’s fashion pictures are brilliantly profound and striking? All credits to the allure of the Canvas backdrops that do the trick! Canvas backdrops arguably provide the most realistic background scenarios out of all the other backdrop options. Some photographers use canvas backdrops for a traditional touch and give a classic feel in their pictures. Some photographers bring out a contemporary touch. Either ways, it is unique every time a canvas backdrop is used, making it an ideal choice for all occasions.
Above all of these points, the biggest buy is the customer’s happiness. Yes, reportedly from many photographer friends we’ve talked to, customers have always been found to express happiness and satisfaction when seeing their pictures shot in canvas backdrops.
So the choices are many when it comes to the purchase of a backdrop. But if you are looking for a long lasting, professional set up for your studio, the canvas backdrop is an exciting option that you can look forward to.