I had an old wallpaper sample lying around, just enough to place two pieces side by side. I thought it might produce an interesting effect when placed behind Jack for a quick portrait. It seems to be popular now for backdrop suppliers print a flocked wallpaper effect on full size backdrops. If you're using it everyday, I would imagine it could be worth the money, but obviously I wouldn't, so this is my one-off cheap alternative.
I didn't spend too much time on the shoot itself, but I did spend quite a bit of time in photoshop afterwards attempting to give a 'film still' feel to the photo.
I am quite pleased with the outcome. I like his quiet contemplation. Jack is a very thoughtful boy indeed.