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01-18-2018, 02:32 PM   #1
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Velvetine care?

I have been using Savage Midnight Black Velvetine as a ground for shooting abstract still life arrangements. It is great stuff, absolutly sucks up the light, no reflections or highlights at all. However, it does seem to be a dust magnet, and brushing it with a soft brush does little good. Does anyone have suggestions for dust removal, (vacuum cleaner, maybe) or am I stuck with using a new piece every two or three shoots?

01-18-2018, 02:37 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by JerryCoyote Quote
or am I stuck with using a new piece every two or three shoots?
Welcome to the forum, I guess it's all about revenue stream, if this is how you make your living... you need to just cost in the extra of more cloth to each shoot.
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You might try a lint brush (which has a sheet of very short stiff slanted bristles that when rubbed against the grain tend to pick up lint ) or a lint roller (which uses double-sided masking tape to remove lint).

I've not tried these on Velvetine but both solutions are cheap and you can test a corner to see if they affect the Velvetine.

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