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What do I need to make a translucent, backlit background?

I've seen a photographer using a dark background (plastic made or something similar) that, once lit from behind, produced a really nice glow. I'm looking for something similar to generate a ...
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What type of gray allows for the most flexibility in a background?

I'm setting up a cheap home studio and want to get a single background for portrait shots to keep costs down. The room is currently way too bright as it is rather small for the purpose and with all ...
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How wide a backdrop do I need?

I'm setting up a simple home studio to do portrait shots. I thought I could get away with shooting against a white wall and using shallow depth of field/umbrellas up close to isolate the brightness of ...
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What kind of backdrop works best for a home studio setup?

I want to grow my home setup, and am working on finding the right background for portraiture. I was looking at a black velour photo backdrop am wondering what I should consider. Should it be ...