BVS News plus Food Styling & Photography Tips & Resources
You can now get all of our backdrop designs on the same 60% recycled vinyl material in XL size - a whopping 100 x 150 cm!
Choose from the same range, printed at the same quality on our unique, extra-thick and smooth matte vinyl - which as you will know if you've shot with it before, holds a lovely flat shape or curve helping you avoid tonnes of editing.
Our XL backdrops are perfect for cake smashes, larger table-scapes, newborn photography, adhoc portraits (just tape them to a wall) and for using as floordrops.
My mum grows the most beautiful organic apples and my kids love that caramel sweetness so tarte tatin is an easy, go-to recipe for our household each late summer.
I wanted to shoot some rustic food with a freshly-picked, home-grown 'garden shed' vibe on our new 'Jack' backdrop so this recipe offered the perfect opportunity to style and enjoy these leafy homegrown apples.
I've given the ice cream a slightly grown up twist by infusing the cream with rosemary before making into ice cream - it balances the sweet caramel, as does tossing your quartered apples in lemon juice before assembling them in your oven dish.
I hope you enjoy this sweet, sticky, creamy mess!
When is the best time to invest in unique, hand-painted and textured photography backdrops?
Our production space is full of hand-painted photography backdrops today so I had a little look at who's ordering them and what kind of trends we're seeing and I have a few insights that might be helpful for you if you're considering commissioning a painted backdrop too.
We have a guide on the different materials and types of backdrops we offer here but if you're already eyeing up a custom-made backdrop - either on solid board or canvas - this article could help you decide when the best time is to invest.
I've had a little nosy at our repeat customers socials and websites and spotted a few recurring themes around when they start ordering hand-painted surfaces in addition to paper and vinyl backdrops.
Here's what I've noticed...