You definitely have seen those eye bobbing photos on blogs and on social media; be it Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter and so forth. It goes without saying that the said photos have an awesome foreground subject but more to that, they have a remarkable backdrop. Enter the custom backdrop and you have an eye catching way to highlight the subject while adding character and warmth to the photos. Custom backgrounds also create brand identity and consistency.
If you are looking for backdrop ideas and make your blog and social images stand out then we got you covered. Here are some awesome ideas;
Foam Boards are the easiest way to create clean backgrounds for your photos. You can pick foam boards for less than $10. Foam boards are also light and easy enough to move around. The boards can also be used in different colors to add vibe to the picture.
Textured Vinyl Backgrounds
Textured vinyl makes for awesome quick fix backdrops. You can get different textures and colors to make a variety of backdrops that would look awesome for blog photography.
Vintage and Textured Fabrics
There is an airy feel and warmth that textured fabrics add to photos. You can make your backdrop by using old curtains, scarves, hand towels and muslin clothes arranged well. You can take plan photos of the fabric then use it as custom background for the photos you will take over time. This adds a lot of pattern, color and texture to photos that just makes the images pop for attention. Vintage and Textured Fabrics are especially awesome for crafts, foods and fashion accessory blogs.
There are millions of blog images out there that use paper as backdrops. You can use wrapping paper, wall paper or manila to customize eye catching backdrops. You can get paper from a craft store near you. If you don’t like it plain, you can print out patterns on the paper.
To use glitter, you first need to have a plan surface. You can then go ahead and mess up the plain surface with sequins to make an amazing product background. Avoid using glitter as background for cloth because much of it may be stuck on the fabric.
If you have wooden furniture or floorboards in the house, you can use them for a brilliant backdrop. Look around the home and you will be amazed at how with small alterations in the arrangement, you can customize awesome eye catching backgrounds for photography.
Whatever you do, keep it simple and cost effective. The good thing is that this is a work of art and you can get as creative as possible. The key is to make sure you blend the colors well and ensure there is symmetrical balance between the backdrop and the subject of the photograph.