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Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43")

B&H # FLBG3143TG Mfr # GFT409
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Product Highlights
  • PVC Material

This 31 x 43" Thunder Gray to White Graduated Background from Flotone is made of PVC material with smooth gradation that affords interesting lighting effects. In a few minutes, a photographer can achieve beautiful effects that would take hours with lights and single-tone backgrounds. Each sheet is individually handmade to achieve a silky matte, non-glare surface.

The material and colors do not absorb water, so they can be used with ice cubes, fruit, flowers etc. They can be cleaned with a mild soap solution and soft cloth, making Flotone reusable.

Color Thunder Gray
Size 31" x 43" (79 x 109cm)

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FlotoneGraduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43")
 
4.8

(based on 59 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (50)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (27)
  • Good color value (27)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Easy to use (15)
  • Long-lasting (13)

Cons

  • Scratches easily (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (23)
  • General purpose (11)
  • Studio (8)
  • Low light (7)
  • Macro photography (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (20), Photo enthusiast (10), Semi-pro photographer (5), Casual user (3), Enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (37)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Improved my pottery photos by 80%!

It is unbelievable how this background improved the way my handmade pottery photos come out. The quality of the background itself is top notch. The shipping was very fast and I don't have one...Read complete review

It is unbelievable how this background improved the way my handmade pottery photos come out. The quality of the background itself is top notch. The shipping was very fast and I don't have one bad thing to say about the product or B&H. I see myself as a customer for life!

Jay
JLW Ceramics

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

scratches scratches scratches

I use this product as part of my art documentation business and while it does make a great background it comes out of the box scratched, no matter how careful you are and I...Read complete review

I use this product as part of my art documentation business and while it does make a great background it comes out of the box scratched, no matter how careful you are and I spend more time retouching the background than I do anything else.

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5.0

Great sturdy background

By CherylRF

from Chicago

Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

This is a high quality background. It arrived quickly and was well packaged- no dents, creases. Perfect condition. I use it to take professional looking photos of my artwork.

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5.0

This would help you immensely!

By rwangsa

from Sydney, AU

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Use
  • Good Color Value
  • Powerful

Cons

  • Bit Too Curly

Best Uses

  • Indoors

Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

I used this for taking photos of potteries I made. I do not have PS skills, so this background works brilliantly for me.

I used it together with two soft boxes and attached it on to a platform/table with velcro. The result is amazing.

I received the first one slightly dented, but this was replaced without any questions asked! I really appreciated the fast response of the team to understand that even a small crease for this item will affect the end result.

Thank you. Just purchase from B&H!

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  • No

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5.0

Great Photography Backdrop

By Mudmama

from New Jersey

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Color Value
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors

    Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

    Since using this graduated background, images of my ceramic art have appeared in several national publications. Finally, photographs of my work are as professional as the work itself.

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    • No

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    5.0

    graduated background

    By potter

    from massachusetts

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

    this product is great for photographing ceramics.

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    5.0

    Very Satisfied

    By Ryefield Ceramics

    from Wilmington, DE

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Good Color Value
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Low Light
      • Special Events

      Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

      I am a professional pottery and use the background for pictures of my pottery. The background was easy to set up and saved me tons of time as I didn't have to try to achieve the same effect with lights. The price was very reasonable and the product arrived fast. I wish I hadn't waited so long to buy one.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great product

      By Darron

      from Washington

      Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

      Very durable and easy to use. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their product photography.

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      5.0

      Perfect

      By David

      from Connecticut

      Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

      This background is just what I needed. As a potter, sculptor, and ceramic artist this graduated background gave my work the dramatic setting it needed. This background enabled me to create a setting that showcased my work in professional sophisticated manor.

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      5.0

      Perfect for pots

      By mandy

      from portland or

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Color Value
      • Lightweight
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

          I'm using it to shoot small to medium sized pots. Will have to get one size larger for my bigger work. Perfect backdrop - does scratch easy, so takes some care to maintain.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Bought a new size of a great product

          By Rick

          from Covington, KY

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Color Value
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

            I already own two large Flotones and needed to buy a smaller, more portable one. The price is great, and as long as you are careful with your items (the backdrop will scratch if you are not careful), it should be a once-and-done purchase. I photograph pottery and the Flotone backgrounds totally eliminated the need for me to construct and use a soft box. It's a quality product that is difficult to find anywhere other than B & H.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great product

            By Steve W.

            from Snohomish, WA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Good Color Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors
              • Portraits

              Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

              Product is as advertised and works quite well.

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              • No

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              3.0

              Works great but scratches easily.

              By GeorgeG

              from New York

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Scratches easily
              • Stains Easily

              Best Uses

                Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                I thought I could wipe off any scuffs, and you probably can with something, I just don't have the time to waste. It works beautifully to achieve an even light look but make sure you don't scuff it or it marks up really easily and does not just wipe off.

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                5.0

                I will buy this product again.

                By By The River Pottery

                from Flagstaff, AZ

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors

                  Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                  The size is perfect for what I use it: taking pictures of my pottery. The quality is also very good. I liked very much the great customer service I had with B&H with very good on line experience and also expedited shipment.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  I'm glad I bought this from you guys.

                  By Dan the Potter

                  from Chicago, IL

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Color Value
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Flimsy
                  • Weak

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                  I use this product everyday to document my ceramic projects. I love it, and it has made my pictures look more professional.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Just what I expected!

                  By Chris

                  from Redmond, WA

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors

                    Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                    Great product for shooting my pottery.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Just what I was looking for

                    By michellaneous

                    from new york, ny

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                          This was suggested to me for use in jewelry photography. My pictures look so much better with this background. I just wish it came in a smaller size.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          How can you go wrong?

                          By razmuff

                          from Bay Area, CA

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Good Color Value
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                              I use a homemade light box and this background to photograph ceramic artwork. It's amazing how something so simple can really enhance your work. Of course a good camera (also purchased at B&H helps too.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Glad I bought this product

                              By Dick

                              from Knoxville, TN

                              About Me Casual Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Good Color Value

                              Cons

                              • Non As Of Now

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors
                              • Pictures Of Wood Items

                              Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                              This back drop takes alot of the guess work out of taking a picture. Makes some great looking photo's.

                              The service was also great, received it only a couple of days. Not weeks like most places.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Product

                              By Deitra

                              from Little Rock, Arkansas

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Good Color Value
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors

                                Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                                The graduated background fit perfectly in my nylon cube with the help of a couple of pieces of Velcro, and I was taking photos of my work in minutes! The background really helps my products look more professional. It equickly and was exactly what I had been looking for.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                High Quality Gradient Background

                                By Ken

                                from Cincinnati, OH

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Good Color Value
                                • Lightweight
                                • Long-Lasting

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use
                                  • Indoors
                                  • Outdoors
                                  • Portraits

                                  Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                                  This is a high quality gradient background artfully graduated from a deep black to gray to white. Great for pottery photography! Easily cleaned but the surface will scratch, so be gentle!

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                                  5.0

                                  Great for photographing art objects

                                  By LR

                                  from San Diego

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Good Color Value

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • General Use
                                    • Indoors
                                    • Outdoors

                                    Comments about Flotone Graduated Background (Thunder Gray to White, 31x43"):

                                    I am a potter and using this backdrop gives me professional quality pictures when used in a pop up tent. I love it. Much better quality that the one I had previously.

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