Zoom your webcam in to show yourself from the shoulders to the top of your head as you speak. Once you're showing that brilliant face of yours... You can be resting your feet on that laundry basket and the others will never know.
"Zeus is always so happy to come and visit his friends and family at Camp Bow Wow!
Despite the low cost, the resolution offered at present (2015) is rather impressive, with low-end webcams offering resolutions of 320×240, medium webcams offering 640×480 resolution, and high-end webcams offering 1280×720 (aka 720p) or even 1920×1080 (aka 1080p) resolution.
They have also become a source of security and privacy issues, as some built-in webcams can be remotely activated by spyware.
Although many folks working from home wear pajamas during the day, overly casual dress make for less credibility.
Just as if you were meeting with others in person, make sure your wardrobe reflects professionalism.