Macro photography is the only type you can do 365 days a year in your kitchen – and you’ll never run out of subjects.
Combs have names? Really? Yup.
Of course you use reflected light (open daylight, or bounced flash), and a tripod. And you use exposure compensation (or flash compensation) when shooting subjects like the ones above.
One more tip though.
You need to clean up dark subjects. Either before you shoot, with a brushm or afterward in photoshop. So you go from this:
To this (and that is only partially cleaned up):
And that was your tip for the day: Always clean up Macro objects or they will look dirty.