If you sell products online you need quality photos. Cell phones are handy for taking family snapshots, but they will not give your products a competitive edge when being sold online. If you were shopping for a harmonica, which harmonica appears to be the better value?
Quality photography is subjectively gauged by consumers in a moment, often without them even realizing it. What that means is this: when a consumer comes across the iphone photo above left, they do not generally think "That is a low quality photo" - they instead make an instant, and instinctive value judgment of the quality and value of not only the product but the entire business/web site and will continue shopping/browsing.
While low-quality photos worked in the 90's the modern consumer is bombarded with high quality product advertisements (online, TV, social media, etc.) and has come to expect quality representations of products.
I handle product photography on a royalty-free basis, with the fee either project based or hourly.
If you are interested in discussing a commercial project with me, feel free to contact me.