3 DIY Ways To Hang Your Photography Backdrops

At some point every photographer uses a backdrop of some sort. The problem is that they are usually large, heavy, and cumbersome. Hanging them can be a bit of a pain and mounting hardware can get pricey especially if you are dealing with multiple backdrops. Jay P. Morgan of the Slanted Lens offers up 3 simple DIY solutions for mounting backdrops that will save you time, money, and headaches.

As a studio owner I have had to come up with a few of my own methods for hanging various backdrops around my space. I have used everything from muslins, to various fabrics, netting, and even huge sheets of foil. Jay P. Morgan offers up a few methods for hanging backdrops around your own space with nothing more than some pieces from the hardware store. These look like fantastic ideas which I may just implement myself.

What kind of DIY solutions have you used for hanging your backdrops?

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Peter House is a commercial fashion photographer from Toronto, Canada. He shoots over 10,000 pieces of clothing every year for a variety of lookbooks. Clients range from small local boutiques to international brands such as Target, Winners, and Sears. In addition to that Peter runs one of the most popular rental studio's in the Toronto area.

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