I happen to have too much clutter at home and set up a photographing area in my furnace room with a white cardboard trifold (for students). There is a florescent lamp overhead. This is great for small items, but there is nothing like natural sunlight for the best picture.
I just starting using some props to help with contrast and size relations. Props are good for staging and creating atmosphere. But if your item is already patterned or intricate, then its best… Continue