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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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The Great Scratch Shoot Out: Winning advice

By Scratch Staff | 22 July 2023

2019 winner of The Great Scratch Shoot Out, Nina Lewis, shares her thoughts on the importance of entering competitions and why you should enter this year’s The Great Scratch Shoot Out… What are your thoughts on industry competitions? Why are they so important? I believe you need tenacity when entering…

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The Great Scratch Shoot Out 2023: ENTRY OPEN!

By Chloe Randall | 1 June 2023

Scratch’s annual, worldwide photographic competition, The Great Scratch Shoot Out, is back for 2023 and is now open for entry. Click here to submit your entries! Collaborate with a creative team, snap a winning shot and share your work with the world – with prizes to be won, too. With…

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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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Hazel Dixon on entering photographic comps

By Kat Hill | 14 November 2018

Award winning tech, educator and Scratch front cover creator, Hazel Dixon, reveals how nail photographic competitions helped her to  success and why you should get snapping too. “I’m always asked what makes a good front cover”, Hazel explains, “and what is needed to enter photographic competitions. “Competing, in general, has been…

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