No matter what kind of camera gear you use, you can still take beautiful photos if you have a basic understanding of lighting. When it comes to product shots, we prefer taking lifestyle photos where you can see the products in the environment that we use them in. PinQUICK AND EASY GUIDE ON HOW TO TAKE PRODUCT PHOTOS:1. Get a White Background & Studio Lights. On camera flash creates the worst lighting for product shots (or any shots :P).