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Savage #30 Gulf Blue Seamless Background Paper (53" x 36')

BH #SABGP5330 • MFR #30-1253
Savage #30 Gulf Blue Seamless Background Paper (53" x 36')
Key Features
  • For Creating Smooth, Even Backgrounds
  • Fine-Tooth, Non-Reflective Surface
  • Acid- and Lignin-Free; pH Neutral
  • Core-Wound; 2.125" Interior Diameter
Photograph people and products against a smooth, uncluttered background with this 53" x 36' roll of #30 Gulf Blue Seamless Background Paper from Savage. To facilitate even lighting, the surface of the paper is non-reflective and has a fine-tooth finish. In addition to photography, the paper may be used for events, decorations, banners, and more.

Savage 30 Gulf Blue Overview

Photograph people and products against a smooth, uncluttered background with this 53" x 36' roll of #30 Gulf Blue Seamless Background Paper from Savage. To facilitate even lighting, the surface of the paper is non-reflective and has a fine-tooth finish. In addition to photography, the paper may be used for events, decorations, banners, and more.

The paper density is 145 gsm and it has an easy-to-handle resilient thickness. For mounting on many standard background stands, it comes wound on a core with a 2.125" interior diameter. A plastic sleeve protects the roll in transit and can be saved to provide continued protection when the paper is not in use. The paper should be stored vertically to reduce the possibility of warping and other damage. Photographers often use clamps to secure the paper to a backdrop stand as well as tape to secure the paper to the floor if rolled out for full-body shots. The paper is lignin- and acid-free, pH neutral, and 100% recyclable.
Choosing the Right Width
When purchasing a roll of background paper, you will need to determine the best size for your subject and space. Most colors are available in a range of widths and lengths though staples, like black and white, are available in even more options. Here is a general guide to choosing the right size:
  • 26" - This compact size can be used for smaller subjects, such as tabletop product photography or portraits of children. It can also be used for tight headshots with careful framing.
  • 53" - A medium size, this is suitable for up to full-length portraits of a single individual and larger objects.
  • 86" - Create images with multiple people (up to three) or very large objects.
  • 107" - The largest option for many colors, this width is great for group portraits or families with room for around four people or very large objects.
  • 140" - Available for #01 Super White, #20 Black, #46 Tech Green, and #70 Storm Gray, the largest size can fit up to six people at a time for larger group photos and can be used with very large objects.
Depending on your own space and capabilities, you should consider your paper size carefully. Wider and longer rolls are heavier and can be more difficult to work with though they bring advantages to ensuring a filled background.

Savage 30 Gulf Blue Specs

Quantity
1
Material
Paper
Color / Design
Solid Blue
Thickness / Depth
7.6 mil / 0.19 mm
Basis Weight
145 gsm
Core Size
2.13" / 5.41 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
6.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
54 x 4 x 4"

Savage 30 Gulf Blue Reviews

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Is there an 18% gray backdrop and what's the ...

Is there an 18% gray backdrop and what's the color called?
Asked by: Mark
The Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#74 Smoke Gray, 53" x 36'), BH # SABGP5374 would be the closest match to 18% gray. https://bhpho.to/3tJILH3
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-08-23

Description says rolls ships in plastic sleeve ...

Description says rolls ships in plastic sleeve which can be reused for storage. I've never received plastic sleeve. Is this something I have to specifically ask for?
Asked by: Jessica
The thin clear plastic that it ship in can be reused. It is just a thin protective cover its not a proper bag or storage unit.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2020-11-17

is this paper coated in plastic?

is this paper coated in plastic?
Asked by: Robot
Savage seamless is not coated in plastic.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-07-03

How come specs/packaging info says box is 51 inch ...

How come specs/packaging info says box is 51 inch long? But the paper roll is 53 inches?
Asked by: Eric
Yes, that is a misprint, should say 58".
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-22

Is this washable?

Is this washable?
Asked by: DavidProd- GM
This background is made of paper and is not washable
Answered by: Gary L
Date published: 2022-12-08

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My 54 seamless background paper is curling along the left and right edges. What causes this?
Asked by: Donald
If you are referring to the corners of the background that is unrolled, that is normal. What most do is tape or use clamps to prevent it from doing that.If it a large part of the background it sounds like it could be humidity that is causing that. But to know for sure that is difficult to pin point.If you just received the background you should discuss this with customer service,Customer Service, you can email them at ord-status@<a href= http://bhphotovideo.com, target= _blank >bhphotovideo.com,</a> or call them after 9am EST at: 800.221.5743 or 212.239.7765Fax: 212.502.9426 or 866.521.7375Or you can come in to chat.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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What is the perfect size to get for someone who is 5ft9? I want to make fashion youtube videos with this
Asked by: Sarah O.
This is a great question
Answered by: DavidProd- GM
Date published: 2022-04-16

Hello, Can I cut this paper with a pair of ...

Hello, Can I cut this paper with a pair of scissors. I need it to be 30 inches wide and I estimate 45 inches long. I plan to use it in a Light Tent for now. As always thank you very much for your help. John
Asked by: John
No. We highly suggest a extra fine hack saw for clean cuts.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-04-24
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