A Thousand and One Words About Photography
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A Thousand and One Words About Photography

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. A good picture might be worth one thousand and one! On this website, you will find significantly more than one thousand words on the topic of photography. You will learn how to take better pictures yourself, and you'll also learn more about the techniques that professional photographers use to create excellent results. Whether you're someone who only looks at photos on your phone, or someone who likes to print and hang them on your walls, you have to admit, life would not be as lovely without photography. That's why it's so important to learn more about it, so start reading, and enjoy.


A Thousand and One Words About Photography

How To Choose Custom Designed Photography Backdrops

Roberta May

Natural light can be beautiful when utilized correctly, but shooting portraits outside is a risky prospect. Sudden cloud cover, rain, or snow can force you to cut your photoshoot short. Even on sunny days, bright overhead light can produce unflattering overhead shadows and glare. Taking portraits in an indoor studio allows you to have precise control over your shooting conditions. Photography backdrops will allow you to decorate your studio in a way that looks fantastic in photos. Here are four tips to help you choose custom-designed photography backdrops.

1. Select the size that's right for you.

People who work in smaller studios still require photography backdrops to create beautiful, professional portraits. Smaller backdrops will accommodate your space limitations while still providing the wall coverage you need for portraits. Photography backdrops are typically manufactured in six foot and ten foot sizes. Choose the size that suits your current needs. If you move into a larger studio in the future, you can always upgrade to a longer backdrop.

2. Consider natural materials.

Many people are attracted to the look of natural materials. Making a backdrop out of real wood or marble would be cost prohibitive, and such a backdrop would be heavy and unwieldy. However, you can purchase photography backdrops printed on durable cloth which mimic the look of natural materials. Talk to a backdrop designer and allow them to create a backdrop full of natural beauty just for you.

3. Submit your own designs.

A totally unique, custom backdrop can set you apart from other photographers. In a crowded industry such as photography, standing out from other photographers can be just the boost your business needs. If you have a specific idea in mind, you can work with your designer to bring it to life. If you already have a design prepared, you can have it printed on a backdrop as is. Simply ensure your photo file is of a high enough resolution to ensure a beautiful print. Three hundred dpi or higher is the ideal resolution for printing purposes.

4. Choose themed backdrops.

Many families choose to have portraits taken for holidays. Having a few holiday-themed photography backdrops is a great way to draw in more customers. When you're first building your collection, start by picking out graphics for the major holidays. Backdrops for Valentine's Day and winter holidays will be a big hit. As your business expands, you can add other themes to meet increasing demand.