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Three easy ways to use Ella Bella Photography Backdrops!

You don't have to have an elaborate studio setup to use Ella Bella® or Fadeless® backdrops.

Here are three simple techniques which apply equally to the Ella Bella® or Fadeless® ranges to help you get the best out of these backdrops.The Ella Bella® range has a core diameter of 2.5 cm while the Fadeless® range has a core diameter of 3 cm.

Ella Bella photography backdrop 1

1.

Turn two chairs back to back 4′ apart.
Take a 5′ (or longer) rod (broom handle?) and place it through the Ella Bella® or Fadeless® roll.
Set the rod on the chair backs.
Pull desired length from roll.
Use clips to hold roll in place on rod.
Place subject in front of paper!

Using Ella Bella photography backdrop 2

 

2.

Tape the edge of the Ella Bella® or Fadeless® roll to the wall and pull desired length from roll. Place subject in front of paper!

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3.

Use a backdrop stand.

Take the horizontal bar and push it through the Ella Bella® or Fadeless® roll.

Pull desired length of paper from roll.

Tape down free end if required.

Place subject in front of paper.

NOTE: the skirting board shown in this image is not included with the backdrop. Short lengths of skirting board can be purchased from DIY stores and painted to suit!

 
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The backgrounds are a joy to work with and enabled me to really push my creative boundaries with regard to the lighting, colour palette, and composition of my images.

Marko Dutka, FBIPP