Originally Posted by Buffalochip
Simply taking pictures outside on a overcast day works well too--no glare from sun or flash, but enough light for detailed pics without shadows.
Absolutely! Also, keep the background simple, and pick a color that will not create too much contrast for the camera to handle, or your weapon will be too dark or too light. Photoshop is a great program to change contrast, change brightness, and dodge/burn problem spots.