Photographing product models

Does anyone have any good tips on getting good photographs of models?

Everytime I have taken the pictures, they dont come out the way I want them to

Build a light tent. Get a camera (or rent one?) that has enough adjustability to let you control the photo. Also, get a tripod.

Can you post some samples?

Photography is all about lighting…
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How to make a home-made light box:

thanks for all of the responds.

When creating shots for a process book, would it be better to put the models in context or a studio shot?

as my favorite professor would say,
“why not to do both?”

Here’s a more professional “tent kit” for $99:

its more on lighting taking good photos, and of course you need a good camera too if you wanted great effects on the picture