How to fold up a pop up backdrop

New video launched, how to fold up a pop up backdrop and reflector

I’ve just uploaded to YouTube a new video showing how to fold up a pop up backdrop or reflector. You know the ones which often defy the laws of physics and have a mind of their own. This technique is easy to master and makes you fold up like a pro.

There’s two parts to the video. The first part shows how to fold a 4′ circular pop up reflector, which is fairly straightforward. Then we move onto how to fold the larger 8′ x 4′ backdrops / reflectors. These are a little trickier as they are larger and perhaps a little more unwieldy. However, with the right technique they can very quickly be tamed and put in their storage bag.

Video duration is 3:44 in length, so not too long. It shows you a couple of examples of each technique and then a slow motion sequence for each type of backdrop too. I know, I know, I spoil you.

My YouTube channel

Do drop by and have a look at my YouTube channel. I’ve been adding content to it over the last couple of weeks and plan to do a regular weekly update. I’ve written a blog post about what I plan to upload and concentrate on so rather than repeat that here, here’s a link to that article

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YouTube channel

YouTube channel updated

I’ve just re-vitilised my YouTube channel. I started it over 5 years ago, uploaded a couple of videos and then left it dormant! So I thought now’s the time to make a new push by brining it up to date and start using it again.

What will I upload?

I thought it was an ideal platform to use for instructional and tutorial videos. I’ve been working on new content and have already uploaded a range of videos over the past 8 weeks. So pop over and have a look and subscribe to the channel. 

I plan to concentrate on content I like to shoot and talk about. So cars, girls both for a photography and cinematography perspective. There are many channels on YouTube that already cover this type of content, which means I need to have a different angle. I plan to concentrate on what I’m known for. Shooting erotica, fetish and art-nude content, which is rather tricky to show on YouTube, so we will see how we get on!

I’m also planning to shoot more car footage of my Chevy 57 and Crendon Cobra. I’m planning to use more drone footage and show how to use cameras, drones and video to help bring these cars and models to life. This type of material is always popular and people want to know how to shoot them. 

Roxy and 57 Chevy
Roxy and 57 Chevy

Behind the scenes setups and step by steps will also be in the mix. Please click the link below and have a look at the channel. Please feel free to comment below on the type of things you’d like to see on the channel. 

My YouTube channel as of today

Below is a screenshot of my YouTube channel as it stands today. 7 videos, with many more planned. 

John Tisbury Photography YouTube channel
John Tisbury Photography YouTube channel

When you are next browsing YouTube then do drop by my channel and see what you think. I have a few more videos to edit and upload which will appear of the coming weeks. 

I want to make sure the content I upload is of a high standard, both in terms of the camerawork and audio. As a result it does take quite some time to pull together a professional video to this standard.  

John Tisbury Photography YouTube channel
John Tisbury Photography YouTube channel
John Tisbury Photography YouTube channel