When I first started photographing portraits in studio I knew that I had to have a gray backdrop, but I often wondered which one was the “right” one to choose. In this article I’ll help you decide which shade of gray would be best for your particular application!
Thunder Gray is one of the most popular Savage paper colors, mostly attributed to its deep gray shade that can be easily manipulated to accompany any portrait subject and produce a classic and clean look. Here are some great examples we found across the web of our Thunder Gray seamless paper backdrop.
Do you absolutely need to use a green screen? Absolutely not! If you don’t have a chromakey setup, no green screen, or blue one for that matter, there are ways of working with what you already have. Black, gray, and even white seamless backdrops are a popular alternative to green screens for digital still photography.
Is there anything better than a senior dog? I really don't think so! That's why I wanted to hold a two-day fundraiser for Lionel's Legacy Senior Dog Rescue in San Diego, CA this holiday season. For the photos, I wanted to keep my backdrop clean and simple so they could be enjoyed by the participants long after the holidays. I chose a 107” Savage Soft Gray Seamless Paper and it was absolutely perfect.
This photo gallery was taken by photographer Ryan Walsh and features our calming Focus Gray Seamless Paper! Shooting with grays can beautifully sharpen or soften any subject depending on your desired look and is an ideal background for any mood! See Full Gallery >>
This photo gallery was shot by photographer Ryan Walsh and features our new Gray Economy Background Kit, great for amateurs and photographers working on a budget! He says, "The new economy backdrops shoot great! The gray shoots very similar to Fashion Gray seamless which has always been one of my favorites.” See Full Gallery >>