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Old Dec 4, 2006, 2:07 PM   #1
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I'm about to purchase a Chromakey background for my studio (because it looks flexible) and I was wondering where you get the digital backgrounds (such as muslin) to use with them. Is there a big website full of digital backgrounds somewhere?
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Old Dec 4, 2006, 2:26 PM   #2
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There are many sources, but I've bought all of mine off eBay. Here's one site that has some cool digital backgrounds, and even gives a few of them away, in case you're interested in trying something:

http://www.digitalblasphemy.com/freegallery.shtml

Here's the "official" site where I've purchased several back ground CD's (The Music background CD worked out GREAT for my oldest son's band), but I got them from eBay (Actually, you can't purchase from here, but under "Order", they point you to their eBay store):

http://www.creativesparx.com/

I can't remember whom I purchased my latest set from on eBay, but they were GREAT! I'll look them up tonight (Can't access eBay from work, sorry) and get that information to you.
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Old Dec 4, 2006, 4:19 PM   #3
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I've purchased my backgrounds on ebay as well, and these guys are the best in my opinion


http://stores.ebay.ca/amvona-com


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Old Dec 4, 2006, 6:37 PM   #4
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Here's the information, the first is from The Backdrop Gallery:

http://stores.ebay.com/The-Backdrop-Gallery

I've purchased their holiday CD, and found it very nice.

Here's another, Photobacks:

http://stores.ebay.com/photobacks

I purchased several CD's from them, and their studio back ground are great. Their CD's also come with a nice tutorial. They walk you through numerous topics. The tutorials are .MOV files, each about 7-9 minutes in length. A nice touch.

And, finally, I bought a large package, especially for the frames, from these people:

http://stores.ebay.com/greatbackdrop...meZL2222QQtZkm

The frames are superb! They are either 5x7 or 8x10, and can be resized as needed. And, they come in PhotoShop .PSD files.

I can vouch for Amvona, as Goomer mentions. I actually bought my green chromakey from them. It came quickly, and they have a wide assortment of products. But, I'd check their web site, as well as eBay, as sometimes, the eBay items sell for more than is listed on their web site.
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Old Dec 5, 2006, 11:09 AM   #5
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Thank you so much for the resources guys! I had no idea where to look.

It looks like I have many choices.

HugesInNC, what "large" package did you purchase from greatbackdrops? There are a lot of choices.
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I got their "Backdrop frames 15 volumes" collections. I've used the Christmas frames, and now I've got 4-5 families whose Christmas picture I've been volunteeredto take(By the wife). Oh well, more practice, I guess!

Actually, my only problem has been with printing pictures with these frames at my local Wal*Mart. They won't print any copyrighted material, so they almost refused to give me one of my orders. They had me create a letter that says I have all rights to use these professional frames, and they keep it on file. Just a little annoyance, and it's been cleared up, but beware.
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