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5 Considerations for Designing a Photo Backdrop Banner

5 Considerations for Designing a Photo Backdrop Banner

Will you be expecting lots of pictures at your next event? Get a photo backdrop banner to stand out!

Whether it’s your first or fiftieth event, photo backdrop banners are an excellent sign choice to have at your function. Plenty of guests and even journalists that attend your event will want to take pictures, but your building sign might not give the best photos. To help deliver more polished photos and even market your special occasion, consider these five aspects for designing an exceptional photo backdrop banner.

Event Type

Photo backdrop banners are great for pretty much any event! You may be most familiar with the backdrops seen at red carpet events. Having a backdrop banner for your special event’s photography adds a touch of refinement. Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, parties, celebrations, grand openings, sporting events, ceremonies, and more are great occasions for photos that deserve a memorable background. 

Right Size

Photo backdrop banners come in many sizes that should accommodate the full-body length of anyone who wants to grab a picture in front of one. A decent size banner for any given event could be 8’x8’ or 8’x10’. In this case, it’s big enough for small groups to fit in a picture. Ordering a sign that is too small won’t get as much use. Consider your event’s crowd size when selecting the dimensions for your banner.


Keeping in mind that the banner will be heavily displayed in photos, make sure the material you print your design on is flash-photo friendly. Certain fabric materials make it easy to wash and store as well. Vinyl printed signs are also less likely to yield unflattering photos.

Photo Backdrop Design

A step-and-repeat design is a classic choice for backdrop banners. Make sure your print is clear and large enough so that it is distinguishable, but not so busy looking to distract from the photo subjects. A large printed design with the name of your event details is another concise design idea that can bring publicity to your organization after photos are shared.

Storage and Portability

Backdrop banners can come with super easy to assemble and disassemble frames. After your event is finished, pack away your banner and frames for use next time.

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