I've been chipping away at learning more about product photography and I have to say, I'm starting to be really happy with my results. I hardly have a "studio" here, so I can only imagine what I'd be capable of with a proper set up.
I've been using the window light in my office as a key light, and then turning on my trusty Ikea paper lamp to add a nice warm yellow tone, and give the background some visual interest in the form of bokeh. I'm placing the subject on a pane of glass from an 8x10 photo frame with a sheet of printer paper underneath. Couldn't be simpler.
I'm just shooting what I have on hand at the moment, and right now that means guitar pedals! They make for a great subject because they have lots of small details and different knobs and switches that cast interesting shadows and and reflect light in an great way.
Here are a few of my favorites