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Savage #57 Gray Tint Seamless Background Paper (26" x 36')

BH #SABGP2657 • MFR #57-2612
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 26" x 36' roll of #57 Gray Tint 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 57 Gray Tint Overview

Photograph people and products against a smooth, uncluttered background with this 26" x 36' roll of #57 Gray Tint 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.
Finding a Neutral Gray
Savage has a wide selection of color options, including plenty of different grays. If you are looking for a neutral gray, the recommended options would be #09 Stone Gray or the slightly darker #27 Thunder Gray. For a gray that is closest to an 18% gray card your best bet is #74 Smoke Gray.
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 57 Gray Tint Specs

Quantity
1
Material
Paper
Color / Design
Solid Gray
Thickness / Depth
7.6 mil / 0.19 mm
Basis Weight
145 gsm
Core Size
2.13" / 5.41 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
27 x 3.8 x 3.8"

Savage 57 Gray Tint Reviews

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What's the difference between super white and ...

What's the difference between super white and pure white? Which one is whiter? Needed for product shots for a website.
Asked by: Risa
According to Savage Universal, Savage Seamless Paper has three different white shades available: #01 Super White, #66 Pure White and #50 White. Super White contains UV brighteners and is popularly used for product photography. Choose Super White to easily achieve an absolute white color using backlights. Pure White is a great all-around white with a neutral tone. This color is great for anything from headshots and portraits to product photos. Works well with or without backlights. White is a much warmer white tone compared to Super White and Pure White, and tends to complement skin tones well. This is ideal for headshots or portraits where absolute white is not needed as it delivers more of an “off-white” look.
Answered by: Manzell L
Date published: 2021-03-15

What size roll is recommended for product ...

What size roll is recommended for product photography ranging in different sizes from cosmetics to bags or clothes?
Asked by: Emilee
Hi Emilee! For product photography of that size we recommend the 53" seamless paper.
Answered by: Sydney
Date published: 2021-01-28

Is this paper big enough to do an at home cake ...

Is this paper big enough to do an at home cake smash photoshoot or will I need a bigger size roll?
Asked by: Dominique
The roll is 26" wide. You will most likely want a much wider roll.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-07-31

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What it says Core Wound does that mean there is tube so this can go on a support rail?
Asked by: Anonymous
There's a big honking heavy duty cardboard tube in the middle.
Answered by: Jon D.
Date published: 2022-02-14

Are any of the colors equivalent to an 18 percent ...

Are any of the colors equivalent to an 18 percent gray card?
Asked by: DAVID M.
Try the following backdrop that are the closest to 18 % grey. Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#09 Stone Gray, 9' x 36') BH #SABGP1079 • MFR #9-12 https://bhpho.to/40g7KkH Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#27 Thunder Gray, 9' x 36') BH #SABGP10727 • MFR #27-12 https://bhpho.to/3HoC0l4 Savage Widetone Seamless Background Paper (#74 Smoke Gray, 9' x 36') BH #SABGP10774 • MFR #74-12 https://bhpho.to/3JkYbuZ
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2023-01-29

Is this color the same as chroma blue?

Is this color the same as chroma blue?
Asked by: Sara
Hi Sara! That is correct, Studio Blue Seamless Paper is the same as Chroma Blue.
Answered by: Sydney
Date published: 2022-02-21

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Can you do a above the wait portrait with the 26 x36' roll?
Asked by: Domonique H.
Probably not
Answered by: Derek G.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this paper 26 or is it 1/2 of a 53 roll? Does it vary between 26 and 27 or even more? I'm building a shooting table and need to know how wide to make the roller for the paper while keeping it to the minimum width.
Asked by: john a.
The roll of paper is exactly 26 . Sometimes the paper tube will come out a bit on the edges, but the actual paper width is 26 .
Answered by: Heather R.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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