Floor: blinks can appear as a result of a lamp reflection. On the other hand, there will be no shadows caused by any creases.
Paper: Everything is brilliant about this case, except that not always sufficient brightness will be as paper absorbs a lot of light.
A piece of textile: It is bright enough but undesirable shadow and creases might appear when you place something heavy on it – of course if your base is not a solid one.
The indispensable condition is having a plain solid base in order an object not to come down and create needless creases. Even if they are invisible during taking a picture, you may find them later when processing the file with the image editing application.
What backgrounds do you use?
I've used, cloth, white paper and white tarp, but the best I found? A window with any light colored curtain. I set my subject about 2 feet from the window, with a single continuous light source on the left side. I then meter off the darkest area of the subject, making the background window overexpose to a uniform white! only problem of course, is that this works during the day only. Otherwise, I use a large softbox and strobe as background...
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