Collapsible Backdrops

  • Collapsible Backdrops

    Collapsible backdrops are an essential piece of gear for any photographer. Portable, compact, and simple to set up and take down, they are the ideal choice for photographers needing a versatile backdrop that can be easily used in studio or on location.

When Should You Use a Collapsible Backdrop?

When Should You Use a Collapsible Backdrop?

However you wind up using them, collapsible backdrops belong as one of the top ten essential tools you absolutely must have at your disposal at all times as a photographer, indoors or out, and they’re easy to use.

Using Collapsible Backdrops for Creative Portraits

Using Collapsible Backdrops for Creative Portraits

Are you the type of photographer that is set in your ways? While it’s important on the one hand to be able to produce consistent results, it’s also important to push your creativity to keep your work fresh and exciting. One such way I was able to do this was by using collapsible backdrops and photographing them with lower apertures.

How to Set Up Your Collapsible Backdrop

How to Set Up Your Collapsible Backdrop

Folding your collapsible backdrop only takes a moment, but it can be tricky on your first try! Follow these simple instructions for a perfect fold every time.

What Backdrops are Best for Traveling?

What Backdrops are Best for Traveling?

When you’re traveling as a photographer, unless you have a truck that carries your entire studio with you, considerations have to be made with regard to space and size that will greatly influence the kind(s) of backdrop you carry with you. 

7 Tips for Traveling with Photography Equipment

7 Tips for Traveling with Photography Equipment

Traveling with your photo equipment can be stressful but if you take some preventative steps before you leave you can set your mind at ease.

Collapsible Backdrops: The Ideal Solution for Headshots in Small Spaces

Collapsible Backdrops: The Ideal Solution for Headshots in Small Spaces

I recently relocated to New York City. One thing I wasn’t able to bring was my beautiful collection of seamless backdrops, but luckily I was able to get my hands on a few of Savage’s Collapsible Backdrops which have become a saving grace for me.

Trying Out the Morning Haze Collapsible Backdrop with Senior Yearbook Portraits

Trying Out the Morning Haze Collapsible Backdrop with Senior Yearbook Portraits

This morning I received the Morning Haze Collapsible Backdrop from Savage Universal! This is my first experience with one of their collapsible backdrops and it did not disappoint. I often shoot corporate headshots on-location in tight office spaces so I was excited to see if this could be an easier option that taking a full backdrop stand and canvas.

Stepping Outside the Box: Corporate Headshots with a Dramatic Background

Stepping Outside the Box: Corporate Headshots with a Dramatic Background

Last week I received the Rustic Planks/Red Collapsible Backdrop by Savage Universal. This is from the new Grunge Collection of Collapsible Backdrops. I own several of these drops and have become a fan due to the ease of setup, collapsibility and their effectiveness for use them in small spaces. It is also super awesome that they are reversible so you are able to get a wider variety of images with one drop!

Capturing Classic Senior Portrait Styles on the New White Brick/Dark Gray Collapsible Backdrop

Capturing Classic Senior Portrait Styles on the New White Brick/Dark Gray Collapsible Backdrop

This week I received Savage Universal’s all new White Brick/Dark Gray Collapsible Backdrop. I have worked with previous designs of their collapsible drops before so I was very excited to get my hands on one from their new grunge collection! These backdrops are great for setup in small spaces, they collapse down for easy travel and are perfect for any type of headshot or ¾ length images you are looking to create.