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portable backdrop

18 Sep 2009 8:15PM
am after a portable backdrop for home photography work which is best,was thinking the backlite box or just a drape and stand...any ideas or advice

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miptog 12 3.6k 61 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 8:51PM
I find a drape with two stands works well. I use 2 x 6m black crushed velvet. The last uploads on my PF used this method.
cameracat 14 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
19 Sep 2009 12:17AM
What will be best for you, Depends on what your gonna be shooting mostly.

If by backlight box, You mean one of these for sure that will work.

But its not as flexible as the more conventional background support systems ( 2 stands and a cross bar type ), Either sort will do the job though.
martyn05 11 363 England
20 Sep 2009 10:12PM
How about this? Backdrop
FatHandedChap 12 1.3k England
21 Sep 2009 9:25AM
How about one of these .

Works great until you want to fold the thing up again. Smile
k8P 8 8
21 Sep 2009 3:47PM
I use a lastolite hi-lite which is self-supporting and attach fabric to it using clothes pegs if I want a different effect.
22 Sep 2009 8:20PM
Have decided to go fot the lastolite Hilite 6x7 where is the cheapest place to buy it!!
k8P 8 8
2 Oct 2009 12:48PM
If you haven't got one already I got mine at Fotosense.

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