Lastolite has added two new versions of its HiLite backgrounds, the 8ft x 7ft model and the smaller 4â€™6â€ x 3â€™6â€ version.
The 8â€™ x 7â€™ HiLite provides extra height or width to shoot larger groups or for more animated poses. It also features an optional vinyl train that simply attaches using Velcros to either edge.
The smaller 4â€™6â€ x 3â€™6â€ version offers a very portable solution for quick head and shoulder shots when combined with the 1109 or 1116 support system.
The HiLite line of backgrounds allows the photographer to work in a way that was quite difficult in the past such as High Key photography on location or in tight spaces. There is no longer a need to use a background light behind the subject; just light the background from the sides. As the background is illuminated, your working depth is reduced, allowing the subject to stand close to the background.