Of course you can, but why would you want to? VB is so much FUN to use as it helps you become a more creative photographer. And, comparatively speaking, virtual background systems are not all that expensive. A virtual background system can cost only about 1/2 as much as just one full foam core background set. A 5000.00 foam background set can be replaced with a slide costing only a couple of dollars. The system not only pays for itself through new business generated and expanded sales but it also goes on to continue to enhance profits for years to come. Backgrounds can now cost as little as a couple of dollars each if you make your own backgrounds. Remember, you can capture backgrounds anywhere you go and doing so can make your trips partially or fully tax deductible.