As you know I shoot primarily landscape and nature stuff – some macro, and some cityscapes. I have never really tried to do any sort of staged product photography (if thats what you call it) like this before. Trying something new is a great way to learn something new. I ventured outside (for some ambient light) used photocopy paper for the white background, a built in flash, and a snoot made out of a Pringles can with white paper towel as a diffuser. What could possibly go wrong with high end equipment like that?
I do think this went rather well, and better than I had expected. Here are a few more from my experiment: