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How It's Made: From Production to Studio (1:24)
Have you ever wondered how your Photo Pie backdrop is made? This video follows our Graffiti Alley Backdrop from website order, through production, and all the way to a beautiful finished product in your studio.
Why Pie? (2012) - A Photo Pie Introduction (2:39)
This video hits a few basic highlights about what Photo Pie can do for you and your studio, and how we can give you an edge over the competition. Check this out to see some sweet pieces to indulge your creativity!
By far, our most frequently asked question: "What is the difference in your cloth types?" We've remade this video two or three times as we've made improvements and released new cloth types. This video serves as a concise reference for differentiating our three backdrop cloth types: PrismaCloth, JerseyCloth, and InspiraCloth.
Backdrop Photography, On Location Tutorial (4:43)
This on location tutorial shows you how to set up your backdrop shots and how to seamlessly tie together the subject and the background image, creating a sense of perspective and 3D reality in your studio photography.
Introduction to Roll-Up Floor Mats 2:09
How do our rubber-backed floor mats work? How do you use them? How can you match them with backdrops? Watch this video to learn how.
Constructing A Backdrop Pulley System (for under $35) 2:21
In this video we show you the parts you need to buy and how to assemble them in order to make a very affordable backdrop pulley system for your studio.
2 Solutions In Under 2 Minutes 1:59
In this video we talk about two of the most common problems we see in backdrop shots and offer some quick lighting advice on how to correct them and save time in post production.
Studio Setup Ideas 5:55
This video offers some ideas on how you can integrate backdrops into the workflow of your own studio, and give some affordable idea to get the most bang for your buck in your own studio.
Custom Backdrops In Action (With Suprise Ending) 1:09
This video features some ideas about how to turn your own great pics into an "on location" shoot without ever leaving your studio.
Making Custom Changes to Backdrop Images (1:34)
This, our shortest video, shows how to make smaller color changes to our backdrops and place your custom order.
Digital vs Real Backgrounds (6:44)
This tutorial shows compares digital backgrounds and real backdrops, discusses the pros and cons of both. This video also outlines the different retouch techniques and setup procedures used when doing green screen photography or studio backdrop shots.
Matching Foreground and Background (4:40)
This video demonstrates how to create a sense of reality using digital backgrounds by seamlessly merging the foreground and the background, appropriately adjusting the levels and saturation during the retouch process.
Matching lighting with Background Environment (5:18)
This video demonstrates various techniques for creating a studio lighting setting appropriate for creating a sense of realism that merges seamlessly with environments printed on backdrops.
Removing Wrinkles in Backgrounds (2:34)
This tutorial shows the basic retouch techniques for removing wrinkles when doing photography in front of digitally printed backgrounds.
A Quick Observation (0:15)
How many ways can you write "Photo Pie?" Pi is 3.14, which is also the mirror image of...