What can we do to create a useful picture in such environment
Although this question has a community wiki answer, I want to explore a bit more the topic and categorizing it.
Middle day is probably not the real situation where you have a background-object contrast. This situation is more feasible during dusk or dawn, or on an interior-exterior scene. Midd ...
If the object is not too large, put it on a turntable of sorts, and turn it instead of the camera. That way you can even put a solid background behind it and get consistent background and lighting for all the shots.
If the object is large enough that turning the object is not viable, then the string idea works, even if it's just to mark a circular track ...
Simple option: a length of string.
Tie the string to the object in the centre, or peg it into the ground etc. Tie the other end onto your camera or tripod leg.
Then you can keep the string taut, as you move around in a circle. It will keep the camera a fixed distance from the centre.