Light boxes are the key to making magazine-like photos of objects. If you want to take beautiful photos that put your object front and centre, all you need is a cardboard box and some craft supplies.
Craft blog Flax & Twine details the steps to make your own light box from these inexpensive materials. It's even easier to make than using 'K'nex sticks or other objects. A trip to the office supply or crafts store for a box, some tissue paper and white poster board can set you up for making your own gorgeous, professional-quality photos of any object.
DIY Photo Light Box - A Finish 50 Project [Flax & Twine]