Recently, Amazon.com has been awarded a patent on taking product photographs in a studio setup.
Apparently this is an innovative concept that was not known till 2011.
Take a look at the patent and decide for yourself.
- US Patent Office Grants ‘Photography Against A White Background’ Patent To Amazon, http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140507/04102327144/us-patent-office-grants-photography-against-white-background-patent-to-amazon.shtml
- Studio arrangement, http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-adv.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&d=PALL&S1=08676045&OS=PN/08676045&RS=PN/08676045
- You Can Close The Studio, Amazon Patents Photographing On Seamless White, http://www.diyphotography.net/can-close-studio-amazon-patents-photographing-seamless-white/