By on 2012-07-24

Portable and lightweight backdrop creates professional look in seconds

MAUMEE, OH – July 24, 2012 – Photo Basics by Westcott is excited to announce the launch of the X-Drop Backdrop Kit. This kit comes complete with a lightweight backdrop frame, travel bag and backdrop.

The X-Drop frame is portable and lightweight featuring telescoping legs allowing individuals to setup in seconds. Because of it’s lightweight design, the frame weighs less than 3 lbs. making it ideal for traveling photographers.

The X-Drop has 9 different machine washable fabric options. Each backdrop is 5’ x 7’ including grommets as well as a 5’ pole pocket. Rich Black (#578), High-Key White (#577) and Chroma-Key Green (#579) are three solid backdrop options. Eminence (#571), Saffron (#572) and Serenity (#573) are three vintage style backdrop options. And for a more traditional look, Mist (#574), Quarry (#576) and Slate (#575) muslin-style backdrops are available.

The travel bag included in the X-Drop Kit is durable and features an expanding zipper to allow for 1-3 backdrops to be added inside the case making it ideal for storage and travel.

X-Drop Backdrops can be purchased individually and have a street price of $49.90.

The X-Drop Backdrop Kit (571K-579K) has an introductory price of $99.90 and can be found on our website as well as at dealers worldwide. To find a dealer near you, visit our website and click on ‘Dealer Locator’.

About The F.J. Westcott Company

The F.J. Westcott Company is an industry-leading producer of photography and video lighting products. With roots back to 1899, F.J. Westcott pioneered the photography light control industry, and today offers a complete portfolio of lighting equipment, light modifiers, backgrounds and accessories to professionals, enthusiasts and consumers.

Headquartered in Maumee, Ohio, F.J. Westcott consists of brands including Westcott® professional lighting equipment, Photo Basics® enthusiast and educational lighting products, and a background rental service

For more information, on F.J. Westcott, please visit or call (800) 886-1689. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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