One of the advantages of using a vinyl background for your gardening photography is that you can make a pretty big mess and not harm the background. Whether it be dirt or spilled coffee, most messes will wipe right off.
Although, having said that, I can’t guarantee that nothing will stain your vinyl background. It’s a good idea to avoid things like turmeric, raspberries, or red wine without first testing it in an inconspicuous area (like a corner at the bottom of the background.)
But what about dirt? No problem! Throw all the dirt you can at it. Add some water, smear it around, and then add some more!
I can’t say my manicure fared as well ..
Cleanup is a breeze: use a damp paper towel to get most of the dirt off, then use a soft cloth to finish the cleanup.
This is the shot of the “after” cleanup (for real):This was before:
If you try this let me know via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or, if you post to Instagram, please use the hashtag #backgroundsbybarb and tag @backgroundsbybarb so I can see!
Thank you for stopping by and have a beautiful day!