Advantages and Disadvantages of a Cotton background

There are several advantages and disadvantages to using a cotton background. This material is lightweight and will easily crease with exposure and lighting. This material is also portable, easy to set up, and folds flat for storage. Its size can vary, but in general, it is the best choice for outdoor portrait photography. However, it is not recommended for use on walls or other large surfaces. It is better to use a muslin backdrop in indoor photography.