Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray)

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Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray)

B&H # SABGP5374 Mfr # 74-1253
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This is a 53" x 12yd roll of #74 Smoke Gray Widetone Seamless Background Paper from Savage. It is a high-quality, fine-tooth, non-reflective surface that is available in an array of vibrant colors.

They are compatible with a variety of media, and are ideal for photo backgrounds, displays, banners, drafting projects and decorations. Background Paper comes core wound for extra support, and are wrapped in a plastic sleeve to keep out moisture and dirt.

Color #74 Smoke Gray
Size 53" x 12yd (1.3 x 11 m)

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SavageWidetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray)
 
4.8

(based on 15 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Durable (4)
  • Portable (3)
  • Quick setup (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (5)
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      • Was this a gift?:
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    5.0

    Perfect

    By Captured by C

    from new york, NY

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use

      Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

      Needed this for a last minute photoshoot ordered and had it 2 days later. I wasn't sure if the color would be too dark but it was perfect.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great for mobile setups

      By Corporate Video Guy

      from Owego, NY

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Portraits

        Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

        Not wide and not a huge supply of paper, but that makes it easy for location work.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Best Quality background papers

        By Scott Weaver

        from Las Cruces, NM

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Smooth Surface Finish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits
          • Product photography
          • Studio Background

          Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

          Have used Savage background papers since 1987. Have tried other brands occasionally but the quality does not match that of Savage. I like the very smooth surface and the consistency. Colors can be counted on to be accurate. Grays are very neutral (on the neutral papers). This paper, smoke gray, is very close to standard gray card tonality, so makes it especially useful in situations where color accuracy is critical.

          I actually have several 53" wide rolls in bright colors that date back 20 years. The paper has not deteriorated at all, no color change. Rather impressive I think! Just used them this week on a food photography assignment.

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          • No

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          5.0

          GREAT backdrop!

          By Girl with a camera

          from Atlanta, GA

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Portraits

            Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

            Heavy enough paper that makes for a great backdrop! Colors are a little darker than expected but still awesome!

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            4.0

            Nice for the price

            By The Kahuna

            from Flat Rock, MI

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Portraits

              Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

              Used for individual portraits

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              • No

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              5.0

              good grey

              By photo girl

              from pa

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Bulky

              Best Uses

                Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                I use this gray to shoot still life shots for catalogs. This size is great for travel, although you need to be sure to have enough to shoot on when you account for ripping...but it is paper...

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                4.0

                Perfect for At-Home Slides

                By Ceramic Artist

                from New York, NY

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent Output
                • Easy To Use
                • Fast Recycling

                Cons

                • Heavy

                Best Uses

                • Professional Work

                Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                In preparation of applying to grad school for my MFA in ceramics, I needed a good backdrop to photograph some of my old small-scale sculpture work. This was the perfect background- it was easy to take well lit photos with a smoothly faded background, considering my limited light source (one white-light lamp in my home). My photos came out looking professional, and I feel all the more confident in my portfolio. Also, with good care, the amount of paper will last me through grad school!
                The amount of paper is also pretty heavy, so you will need a good way of hanging the backdrop- perhaps string rope through the roll and hang from a wall or ceiling. Also (as it is paper) when using something heavy like ceramics on it, it rips and creases easily, so you really have to be gentle.

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                5.0

                Nice !!

                By Natascha

                from Vermont

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                    Easy to use, good color [...]Makes great backdrop !

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                    5.0

                    Perfect shade.

                    By Krisk

                    from PA

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                      I really love the neutrality of this shade. Works great for many situations.

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                      5.0

                      Great neutral shade

                      By Kris

                      from PA

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                          Perfect shade.

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                          5.0

                          Love this color!

                          By KF

                          from Murrieta, CA

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Portable
                          • Quick Setup

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                              I love this - it looks great no matter how I light it and the subject always stands out. Just what I was hoping for.

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                              5.0

                              Good Product

                              By Muffin

                              from Jacksonville, FL

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Portable
                              • Quick Setup

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Photography

                                Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                                I use this as a background for photography. I previously just had the white one that comes with the Savage Background Kit and found it so handy I wanted to get more to test out. At these prices, I want to get them all.

                                The gray is good for light and dark skin tones and the size is just right to fit in my car. I have one of the 9ft ones and it's too much to handle on my own.

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                                4.0

                                Versatile paper.

                                By Amanda

                                from WI

                                About Me Novice

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Improves Performance
                                • Quick Setup

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                                    I use the backdrop in my studio. I can see how many different ways it can be used depending on the amount of light that is put on it.

                                    I just wish it was a little wider.

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                                    5.0

                                    Fantastic basic background!!

                                    By chickee

                                    from carlisle,pa

                                    About Me Experienced

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Fun
                                    • Portable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Photographic background

                                      Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                                      I love the color of this background!! Depending on how I light it, it can be a dark gray/black or a light gray. Fantastic for kids/seniors/maternities,etc.

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                                      5.0

                                      Awesome Color

                                      By Amy

                                      from Jax, FL

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Fun

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (53" x 12yd, #74 Smoke Gray):

                                          I think I'm now up to about 15 colors of Savage paper and I'm finding this is one of the most used. It's a very versitile color that's good to use for every session.

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                                          Support your backgrounds with the following equipment.

                                          Impact -  Background Support System - 12' Wide
                                          • You Pay: $99.99
                                           

                                          Color Correction & Light Balancing

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                                          Use color correction to achieve good color balance in your images.

                                          Impact -  Multiclip
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                                          Light Stands & Accessories

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                                          Position your equipment safely and securely with a light stand.

                                          Impact -  Light Stand, Black - 6' (1.8 m)
                                          • You Pay: $19.99
                                           

                                          Cables, Clamps, Cords, Tape

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                                          Gaffer tape holds things firmly in place and leaves no adhesive residue behind.

                                          ProTapes -  Gaffer Cloth Tape - Matte Black (2.0" x 12 yds)
                                          • You Pay: $5.95
                                           

                                          Posing Equipment

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                                          Pose your subjects comfortably with specialty stools and tables.

                                          Impact -  Posing Stool - 20-30" (51x76.2cm)
                                          • You Pay: $58.95
                                           

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                                          • You Pay: $3.99
                                           
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