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| p.1 #2 · p.1 #2 · Got three 600's canon speedlinght. What do u suggest for background. |
There's nothing wrong with using natural/existing backgrounds for portraits, and in fact "environmental portraiture" is a major style.
However, if you do want to use artificial backgrounds then seamless paper is a moderately-priced way to go. You can use narrow rolls for head shots, or wide rolls for both individuals and small groups/families.
The variety is endless, so you just need to look through a catalog or online to find one that you like.
You'll also need a support system. Background stands with cross bars are common, or if you have a dedicated studio space you can use wall-mounted racks.
For portability, you can get disk-type backgrounds that hang from a single stand, or other small portable backdrops. They are suitable for head shots and head-and-shoulders portraits.
Here's a link to Denny Manufacturing, a major supplier of backgrounds ranging from paper through lightweight fabric to heavy canvas and more:
Here's one source of collapsable portable BGs: