I almost never sell stuff, but I just sold my old camera and a couple of lenses. I took photos but edited them a little to make the background white, etc. like regular studio photos. I think it's good or maybe doesn't matter for camera equipment ads.
Yesterday I took some photos of my lathe and accessories and also edited them with a white backgrdound. Then I thought, maybe it is "too good". It kind of loses this "homey" atmosphere of a second hand product, almost making it look like a new product. I'm not sure if that's a good thing or not...
So I'm wondering what others think? Would you prefer to see "better" photos or "homey" photos for a second hand product? Especially non-photography related products.