"I LOVE my Poppy Bee Surfaces. Unlike other similar backdrops, Poppy Bee Surfaces have actual texture, making them look and feel real and incredibly beautiful. They have a wonderful matte finish too. Highly recommended."

Kimberly Espinel, The Little Plantation

"Poppy Bee is one of my go-to suppliers for roll-up surfaces. They are perfectly matte and photograph well. I don’t have to worry about glare or texture issues. Their grey and brown surfaces are some of my favourites in my collection. Even with the duties I pay to ship to another country, the cost is worth the quality."

Rachel Korinek, Two Loves Studio

“I love my Poppy Bee Surfaces! They look so realistic and add beautiful texture to images.”

Alanna Taylor-Tobin, The Bojon Gourmet

"OMG, I LOVE THESE SO MUCH!!!! As a surface or a backdrop, they shoot SO WELL!"

Matt Armendariz Photography

"Poppy Bee Surfaces should be part of every food photographer arsenal. They are great quality and work amazingly well with both natural light as well as artificial light. They are matte and don't have a shine. They also work great with liquids and drips."

Julia Konovalova, Imagelicious

“Your backgrounds are the best I’ve come across of any printed products. The finish is impeccable, no glare, true to color and easy to handle.”

Sam, Hanna Photo

“Poppy Bee Surfaces are game changers for our creative industry. They are portable, lightweight, sturdy, affordable, super matte, and photograph beautifully. These surfaces provide the perfect solution for any art director, stylist, or photographer.”

Korena, Art Director & Photographer

"I have several Poppy Bee Surfaces backdrops in my collection and they're my favorite! The high quality and realistic texture in these beautiful backdrops will bring your photos to the next level."

Vy Tran, Beyond Sweet & Savory

"Light, portable, dynamic and durable photo surfaces. Truly, works of art. I have now purchased MANY as I look to downsize my (now unnecessary collection of) rusted metals and heavy marble slabs. I cannot recommend Poppy Bee Surfaces enough!"

Charity Burggraaf Photography


and save money while doing it


We create beautiful, handmade rollable photography backdrops, perfect for food or product shoots, at a price that won't break your budget. All surfaces are 2' x 3', (and most are also available in 3' x 4.5') rich in color, free from glare and ready for your next photo shoot!

Check out our inventory and please read our FAQ section--it will cover all you need to know about your new backdrops.

Beyond selling our backdrops, we are super passionate about educating and empowering other creatives. From our blog posts and behind-the-scenes reels on Instagram, to our in-person photography workshops, our ultimate goal is to help YOU take your photography to the next level.


Hi! We are Joe and Clare; artists and makers, partners in life and business, proud parents to Hugo (human) and Nina (canine) and lovers of pretty much all things creative.

Joe is a painter, printmaker, musician, furniture builder and contractor. He’s also a kickass pie maker and home cook, fixer of all the broken things and a damn good dancer.

Clare is a food and lifestyle photographer, an obsessive prop collector, a newbie knitter and wannabe potter. She is a master salad maker, a fan of interior design and a big believer in the importance of good lighting.

We have been living, working and collaborating together for over 20 years and are so passionate about what we have created with this business. Poppy Bee Surfaces is an opportunity to combine our skills and experience and create innovative photo surfaces that are perfect for food and product photographers. All of our backgrounds are created by us in our Vermont studio.

We hope you love what you see!

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