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MFG# 2312
Samy's Part# S-067226

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Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#23 Sea Green, 107 In. x 36 ft.) has been the professional photographer's top choice for over 60 years. This seamless paper is hands-down the most cost-effective solution for creating smooth and even backgrounds in portraits, commercial photography,...
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MFG# 93-12
Samy's Part# S-045690

The Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#93 Lemonade, 107 In. x 36 ft.) has been the professional photographer's top choice for over 60 years. This seamless paper is hands-down the most cost-effective solution for creating smooth and even backgrounds in portraits, commercial photography,...
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MFG# 92-12
Samy's Part# S-045689

The Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#92 Flamingo, 107 In. x 36 ft.) has been the professional photographer's top choice for over 60 years. This seamless paper is hands-down the most cost-effective solution for creating smooth and even backgrounds in portraits, commercial photography,...
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MFG# 91-12
Samy's Part# S-043044

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decor
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MFG# 5612
Samy's Part# SAVA5612

The Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#56 Fashion Gray, 107 In. x 36 ft.) has been the professional photographer's top choice for over 60 years. This seamless paper is hands-down the most cost-effective solution for creating smooth and even backgrounds in portraits, commercial phot...
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MFG# 2712
Samy's Part# SAVA2712

The Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#27 Thunder Gray, 107 In. x 36 ft.) has been the professional photographer's top choice for over 60 years. This seamless paper is hands-down the most cost-effective solution for creating smooth and even backgrounds in portraits, commercial phot...
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MFG# 1212
Samy's Part# SAVA1212

The Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#12 Studio Gray, 107 In. x 36 ft.) has been the professional photographer's top choice for over 60 years. This seamless paper is hands-down the most cost-effective solution for creating smooth and even backgrounds in portraits, commercial photo...
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MFG# 1786
Samy's Part# S-073561

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
 has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 8386
Samy's Part# S-058536

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 8186
Samy's Part# S-058534

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 8086
Samy's Part# S-058533

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 7486
Samy's Part# S-058529

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 7086
Samy's Part# S-058527

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 6886
Samy's Part# S-058526

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 6486
Samy's Part# S-058522

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 6286
Samy's Part# S-058520

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 6186
Samy's Part# S-058518

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 5686
Samy's Part# S-058516

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
 has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 3886
Samy's Part# S-058504

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 2786
Samy's Part# S-058498

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 1286
Samy's Part# S-058485

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
 has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 986
Samy's Part# S-058484

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 2-86
Samy's Part# S-058465

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 5886
Samy's Part# S-057611

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper
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MFG# 5012
Samy's Part# SAVA5012

The Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#50 White, 107 In. x 36 ft.) has been the professional photographer's top choice for over 60 years. This seamless paper is hands-down the most cost-effective solution for creating smooth and even backgrounds in portraits, commercial photography,...
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MFG# P-PA5318APO
Samy's Part# S-041505

Solid colored seamless paper backdrops offer an undeniably beautiful and strong foundation to studio portraits. But when you need something extra playful, festive or creative for a special event or client, let Savage's background printed papers be your solution! The Savage 53 in. x 18 ft. Printed...
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MFG# 371253
Samy's Part# SAVA371253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 381253
Samy's Part# SAVA381253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 431253
Samy's Part# SAVA431253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 461253
Samy's Part# SAVA461253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 601253
Samy's Part# SAVA601253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 671253
Samy's Part# SAVA671253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 701253
Samy's Part# SAVA701253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 711253
Samy's Part# SAVA711253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 741253
Samy's Part# SAVA741253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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MFG# 751253
Samy's Part# SAVA751253

Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper has been the Professional Photographers choice for over fifty-five years. Widetone is a high quality, fine tooth non-reflecting surface. Compatible with a variety of mediums.Widetone is ideal for photo background, display banners, drafting and decorations....
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When it comes to backdrops for photos, paper backgrounds are often the first choice for studio photographers. Paper backgrounds are sold in rolls and come in a variety of colors, widths, textures, and lengths. Photo backdrops can be made from many different materials, but seamless paper backdrops are an inexpensive solution that gives a clean, smooth-looking background that is great for everything from portraits to product photography. Paper backdrops are also preferable for shooting in large spaces and studios rather than using more expensive reusable backdrops for photos.

For those worried about creating waste with disposable photography backgrounds, paper backgrounds are 100% recyclable. The soiled paper and the roll it comes on can all be recycled in standard recycling bins.

To use a paper backdrop, simply hang it on a backdrop stand or frame using clips or clamps, and position your subject in front of it. Then, all you need to do is adjust the lighting and composition as needed to achieve professional-quality results.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How Do You Store Paper Background Rolls?

Rolls of paper photography backgrounds should be stored vertically in a dry space. The heaviness of the paper can weigh down on itself over time and deform the paper and the inner roll tube, forming waves. Standing the rolls up prevents this and requires less floor space. Storing the rolls with silica gel packets can help absorb excess moisture and extend the longevity of the roll.

Are Paper Backgrounds Better Than Cloth?

Paper backgrounds are the preferred choice of many photographers because you can shoot on smooth, seamless backgrounds inexpensively. Paper can be harder to transport and store than backgrounds made from muslin and other materials, but those materials cannot be made as smooth as paper, even with steaming and stretching. Plus, you never have to wash your paper background -- just recycle the old one and cut a fresh photo backdrop off the roll.

Do I Need Special Clamps to Hang Paper Backgrounds?

No, you don't necessarily need special clamps to hang paper backgrounds. Many photographers use standard A-clamps or spring clamps, which can be found at hardware stores. These clamps are sufficient to secure the paper backdrop to a backdrop stand or frame. However, clamps specifically designed for photography backdrops are also available.

Can Paper Backdrops Handle Intense Lighting Setups?

Yes, paper is versatile and can handle a variety of lighting setups. However, be cautious of extremely bright lights placed close to the backdrop as they might cause the paper to overheat or discolor.

>Can You Use Paper Backdrops for Outdoor Shoots?

While paper backgrounds are versatile, they may not be ideal for windy outdoor conditions, as they can tear or get soiled easily. They're best suited for controlled environments like studios.

Can I Create Custom Designs or Patterns on Paper Backdrops?

Yes! While many photographers use paper backgrounds as they come, you can also paint or create designs on them in other ways for unique and custom backdrops, giving a personal touch to your studio shots.

How Many Times Can You Use a Paper Background?

The number of times a paper backdrop can be used varies based on several factors. In a controlled studio setting, it can be reused multiple times, especially for portraits where there's minimal direct contact. However, for shoots like product or food photography, where potential stains are more likely, the backdrop might need replacing sooner.

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