I show a lot of photographs on this site, mine and others. I've never talked about the set-up necessary to take those photographs.
Here's my "studio".
As you can see I shoot outside so I'm at the mercy of the weather and sunlight.
Here's a closeup on my lightbox.
Here's what it looks like when I'm actually going to take a picture.
Here's a tutorial for a DIY Inexpensive Lightbox. Hopefully this gives you more of an idea of how to proceed with your own photos.