My approach to seamless backdrops is thinking of it like art class, except on a bigger scale.
Need some inspiration for a creative project with your seamless paper backgrounds? Check out these fabulous and stylish sets by the creative editorial and portrait photographer Elaine Torres!
Elaine Torres has 4 ways to reuse small, medium and large scraps of paper for photography and other purposes. This way you can get the most out of your seamless and take your studio creativity to the next level.
Seamless Paper is not just for creating smooth and even backgrounds for portrait photography, commercial photography or videography. Did you know it’s popular for DIY and craft projects?
Jay P. Morgan and his team over at The Slanted Lens took a creative day to experiment with fun and unique ways to use Savage Seamless Paper for vibrant and engaging portraiture… check out their list of 10 Creative Ways to Use Seamless Paper here!
“Color remains one of the most neglected formal elements of a photograph by its makers.”
It’s that time… when you know the end is near… Of your beloved seamless paper roll, that is! If you struggle to find a use for your last few feet of paper, find inspiration from photographer Ferry Knijn and his creative team.
Seamless paper can be extraordinarily helpful in creating a design your clients will love due to the wide range of colors available, affordable cost, as well as the ease of creating with a disposable product such as paper.
If you’re looking to switch things up for your next shoot I would consider using gels and lighting to get different effects. I use gels for a lot of my beauty & fashion work; I love adding a pop of color against a dark background for drama.
Backdrops are a great way to add variety and style to your sessions but sometimes having a cache of every color and type can also be pricey. Some ways to save on backdrops is to make your own. With a little brainstorming and some markers, tape or creative propping, you’ll be able to build one-of-a-kind backdrops using seamless paper.