You don't always need a dedicated studio space or a set of expensive flashes to create polished, professional-looking studio shots. With a few simple pieces of kit and a space to shoot, anyone can set up a basic studio in their own home. Here we explain how to do just that with the minimum of both kit and expense. Along the way, we'll also explore some of the fundamentals of studio photography, such as utilising light modifiers and setting up your flash exposure. With simple skills and the right gear, you can craft all kinds of stunning images, from high-end portraiture to polished product shots, still-life art and more.