Creating a white seamless background

posted on 11th of october, 2017

One of the most versatile backgrounds in portrait and commercial photography is the white background. Giving the appearance of a white room with no walls is simple to create once you have the knowledge to do so. The digital age has made it simpler and cheaper to use. When I started in photography, it required a lighting setup that was cost prohibitive. at least two flash units on the background and two on the subject were requires. Now all it requires is four lights that can be bought at any hardware store, as long as they carry enough wattage to produce the needed f stop. Then you adjust the white balance in the camera to match the light source. As long as the light sources are all the same type, all is well.

First the background... I use a roll of photographic background paper but a piece...

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