Muslin backdrops are kind of the Rodney Dangerfields of the photography industry. Like the dear departed comedian, they often don’t get much respect. And, they have a similar world-worn, beat-up look to them (at least most of them do). But these aren’t necessarily bad things.
Today, engagement photos are typically informal shots taken in natural settings, often outside. However, as predictable as studio shots were years ago, today’s informal shots are becoming equally expected. For something different, why not try combining some of both approaches?
W.C. Fields was famously quoted as saying that actors should never work with children or animals because they always steal the show. And, you know what? He was pretty much right, especially when it comes to children.