Food Styling & Photography Backdrops, Workshops, Online Courses and Resources
Hi! We get asked about the sizes of our backdrops a lot, especially the A2s and just how much you can do with them.
So I thought a post about how useful they are for food and small product photography and how to get the most out of the smaller styling space would be helpful.
As always there are a few things to consider when choosing your photography backdrop, and the most important factors in this scenario, when using a smaller backdrop are -
what size is the product, and what scale will it be in the image
what angle do i need to shoot at to make the product/food look its best
So lets look at the first thing - hero size and scale.
A2 backdrops are approx 60cm x 42cm.
It would be easy to tell you what our best sellers are but they're not necessarily what's best for a beginner. We sell to a massive mix of clients ranging from top experts of the food photography industry to global creative agencies. magazine and cookbook publishers, as well as home makers, recipe bloggers and crafters - everyones' needs are unique and everybody's skill level and experience will be different.
At the start of your content creation journey - whether thats as a newly trained photographer, social marketer, maker or crafter - your priorities and budget will be very different to that of a seasoned content creator or somebody with an established prop collection.
That's exactly what I want to share with you today, five photography backdrops that -
are absolutely timeless,
will give you the perfect foundation for a strong prop collection,
work best for those with limited lighting experience OR content creators who shoot and edit on their phone.
This is a completely new business and product range for me so I'm really pleased to have this great feedback on what I had hoped would be (and is proving to be - thank god!) a good solution to the needs of stylists and photographers on a lower budget or when quick fixes are required if you supply props for many different clients.
Another good sign is that we're already getting repeat orders - only in our second month of being in business - so that makes me very pleased too. Not only are people enjoying shooting with my photography backgrounds, but they're also coming back for more, giving me feedback, discussing opportunities and generally being part of our journey. It's fabulous - thanks so much if you're one of those early advocates.
If you are on the fence as to whether these backdrops would be right for your photography, read on for genuine customer comments and click through to see how these guys are using their BVS backdrops on Instagram or their own websites.