Feet Poses

6 feet poses to nail pedi photos

By Guest Writer | 2 February 2024

Footlogix, Artistic & Famous Names brand ambassador for Sweet Squared, Lily Lou Moore, explains how to master her six go-to feet poses for pedi photos… 1. One foot in front of the other With the client stood, ask them to put one foot in front of the other. I try…

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6 hand poses for picture-perfect nail photos

By Guest Writer | 31 December 2022

Scratch Stars Gel Polish Stylist of the Year 2022, Jiak Hing, explains how to master her six go-to hand poses for nail photos… 1. Relaxed claw Place the back of one hand against a flat surface and position the camera facing the nails, 45 degrees above and about 10cm away.…

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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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Behind-the-scenes of a mental health awareness photo shoot

By Scratch Staff | 10 May 2021

Nail tech and educator, Lisa Graves, shares the story behind a mental health awareness photo shoot… “The last year was a difficult one for everyone across the globe and, subsequently, awareness of mental health issues was heightened. Whenever I saw advertising or social media posts based around mental health, images…

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Points to note when taking nail photos | The Beauty Bloggers

By Guest Writer | 19 March 2021

The Beauty Bloggers, aka Natalie Thompson & Rachel Jenkinson, discuss the practicalities and demands when it comes to nail photos… Nat and Rach are ‘The Beauty Bloggers‘ and have over 21 years experience in the beauty sector between them. Their aim is to discuss real issues that beauty professionals face. Passionate and hard-working,…

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5 steps to improve your nail photos

By Katie Barnes | 22 December 2020

Taking professional, clean looking nail photos is what can set you apart from your competitors and build your brand and portfolio. A great image will stop someone scrolling on social media and help them pay attention to your brand. The following aspects should all be considered when you are looking…

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Capture nail tutorials & pics hands-free with KB Glow Video & Photo Demo Station

By Helena Biggs | 13 December 2020

Award-winning nail tech, Katie Barnes, has added KB Glow™: Overhead Video & Photo Demo Station to the Katie Barnes Tool Range. The custom designed, multifunctional station facilitates overhead filming of tutorials and live streams. It’s ideal for nail and lash tutorials where you need all hands on the demo and an…

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Take picture-perfect nail snaps with SmartPhoto phone case

By Alex Fox | 4 October 2020

Take top quality nailfies with the SmartPhoto Case; designedspecifically for creatives that need to take instant, quick and stunning photos of their work for uploading to social sites. With nail and tattoo artists in the forefront of his mind, inventor & CEO, Jan Derendal of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, devised a…

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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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