Where you decide to put your tree for the most impact and enjoyment is critical!
There are many options available to show off a piece of art. The options are limitless!
Having an all black background and ambient light will give it a different look.
Natural light outdoors gives it more of a realistic look.
For instance, lighting coming from above will make it look brighter and show off the color really well.
Black background really make the colors pop as long as there is some type of light source. It typically will not look as shiny but colors can show up nicely.
Using lighting from the front will make the tree look like it has a shadow. Because of the shadows the tree can be made to look larger or have an interesting shape.