Taking good product photos will greatly enhance your catalog. However, photographing black items can make it more difficult, as black is always black.
So the author tells you about his experience in photographing some media equipment, and how he set up to make sure he got the specular highlights and reflections the way he wanted. The author also points out potential issues you may run into with the background, if you are wanting a white background, which is fairly common.
Link to the Article – via Strobist
Taking Good Product Photos – When the Product is Black was originally found on Access 2 Learn