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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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42. BACKGROUNDS: SEAMLESS PAPER

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SEAMLESS PAPER IS designed to provide a wrinkle-free backdrop. It is supplied on a cardboard tube roll. There are many methods for hanging these rolls, including methods involving gears, pulleys, stands, and brackets. For a photographer just starting out, the cost of these commercial solutions can be too much. This project will help you create a very low-cost hanging method. May of the portraits in this book were photographed against the seamless paper backdrop from this project.

There are a variety of widths for seamless paper. The most common are 53″ wide, 84″ wide, and 107″ wide. For this project, I recommend ...

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