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How to organise a nail photoshoot in 10 steps

By Chloe Randall | 8 August 2023

Entering Scratch’s annual photographic nail competition – The Great Scratch Shoot Out? Here we reveal ten top tips for a smooth shoot day and beyond… Choose your concept Unleash your creativity and showcase your originality, style and imagination with your concept. One the most important factors of your shoot, your theme…

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Great Scratch Shoot Out: How to create a winning image

By Chloe Randall | 20 July 2021

2017 Great Scratch Shoot Out winner, Hannah Missen, looks back at the photoshoot that saw her team come together to create a winning image… The shoot saw a day of fun for Hannah and her creative team. Short but sweet, the group had a lot to achieve in a small…

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Nail your Shoot Out entry thanks to Hannah Missen

By Kat Hill | 30 November 2018

“It felt amazing to win first place in The Great Scratch Shoot Out!” Hannah Missen beams. “I was completely over whelmed and still can’t quite believe it, there were so many stunning entries this year so I feel very proud of what me and my fantastic team have achieved. The…

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Go behind the scenes of Becca Butterworth’s photoshoot

By Kat Hill | 27 November 2018

Becca Butterworth, owner of Becca Butterworth’s Beautitude and Nail Harmony master educator for Yorkshire, reveals the story behind her photoshoot for The Great Scratch Shoot Out – and how she scooped third place… “I was really excited to place third in The Great Scratch Shoot Out,” smiles Becca. “I know how stiff the…

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By Kat Hill | 1 October 2018

Ivana Prokic has scooped first place in Scratch’s annual photographic competition. After a recording breaking amount of entries of 127 this year, the top three and winner of the new Voter’s Choice award were revealed live at Olympia Beauty. 1st – Ivana Prokic 2nd – Oksana Smirnova 3rd – Eloise Nom…

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Why YOU should enter The Great Scratch Shoot Out

By Kat Hill | 17 August 2018

Wondering why you should enter our annual photographic competition? Organiser of The Great Scratch Shoot Out, Kat Hill, reveals her top reasons… “Nails can seriously make a statement – and it’s time to put them in the frame. Whether you’re an industry newbie or grand master, The Great Scratch Shoot Out…

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