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10 Favourite Vinyl Wood Backgrounds

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One of the first kinds of food photography backgrounds I used were the vinyl wood backgrounds from Swanky Prints on Etsy. I’d usually order in bulk a couple times a year and now have collected a bunch of their prints!

I love them because they are easy to clean, are excellent quality and have a fantastic selection with all sorts of colours and styles. I tend to favour the rustic wood ones, but I also have a few in funky colours like pink and blue.

10 Favourite Vinyl Wood Backgrounds - Vinyl wood backgrounds are easy to clean and work with a variety of food photography settings. Check out our list of favourites from Swanky Prints!

I typically buy the 2×2, 2×3, 3×3 size. I find 2×3 to be adequate for most of the food I shoot. If it’s a bigger scene, I’ll opt for the 3×3.

I keep mine rolled up in a bucket in my office area. I can quickly grab one as I need to.

10 Favourite Vinyl Wood Backgrounds - Vinyl wood backgrounds are easy to clean and work with a variety of food photography settings. Check out our list of favourites from Swanky Prints!

I don’t use mine as often as I used because I noticed you can sometimes tell they are fake with my 100mm macro lens. With my 50mm lens, they are totally fine and look great.

10 Favourite Vinyl Wood Backgrounds - Vinyl wood backgrounds are easy to clean and work with a variety of food photography settings. Check out our list of favourites from Swanky Prints!

Vinyl Wood Backgrounds

I’ve made a list of my 10 favourite wood backgrounds from Swanky Prints if you are looking for recommendations on which ones to buy. They have a TON on their site!

1. Old Grungy Dark Floor

2. Bright Blue Wood

3. Brown Pine

4. Black Stained Wood

5. Western Wood

6. Cream Peeling Wood

7. Red Knot Wood

8. Vintage Savannah Wood

9. Tan Brown Wood

10. White Painted Peeling Wood

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Which wood background is your favourite?

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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