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Nail-a-palooza© Photo Submission Information

NOTE:   All Rules are Property of Nailpro Competition © 2018/2019 Creative Age Publications. All rules including judging criteria are NOT ALLOWED TO BE USED UNLESS WRITTEN APPROVAL IS GIVEN FROM NAILPRO COMPETITION DIRECTOR ONLY! All Nailpro Competition rules are copyrighted, and all rights reserved.

You will no longer need head shot of competitor or model.  

***New Rules!

**Upon registration, competitors and their models give consent to Creative Age Publications, Inc. and all its properties to freely use in any form or manner they seem fit for Creative Age Publication’s magazines, websites and projects.  In addition, to reproduce all photographs, videos or such taken at the show, including those taken by photographers, or others hired for the show by Creative Age Publications.  Not limited to anyone working in conjunction with Nailpro Competitions.  All photos, images and videos or film shot are property of Creative Age Publications and may not be used without written permission.  Your registration is considered as a signed release.

 

Please use the following as your criteria: Resolution MUST be 300 dpi. 5 x 7

**IMAGE DELIVERY:  Please choose a delivery method that will allow you to upload and send your images.  You must tell us how many photos you sent in your email.  We have no way of knowing if you send less than 5.  Please confirm we have received them.  It is your responsibility.

All submissions must be sent to Nailapaloozacomps@gmail.com.

1. PHOTOGRAPHY

A professional photographer is not necessary for your submission.  A professional photographer will best represent your hard work and greatly increase your chances for winning the Nailpro Nailapalooza E-Competition. If a professional photographer is used they must sign and return a Non-Exclusive Photography License.

2. PHOTOS

You must submit 5 specific photos of your work photographs of all signed appropriate documents. Examples below.

The 5 photo requirements are for Extension Competition: (samples are below) all photos to be shot with black or white background only.

 

1.         Presentation - Hands crossed right over left and shot from above

2.        “C” Curve - camera angle is that of someone looking at the nails from the distal edge to the cuticle.

3 & 4.  2 photos. Sides both left and right.  Camera angle is from the side of the right hand and the left hand and then reversed.

5.         Overall - Both hands on a flat black surface, camera angle is from above.

 

Photo #1 Presentation
Photo #1 - Presentation

 

Photo #2 "C" Curve
Photo #2 - "C" Curve

 

Photo #3 - Right
Photo #3 - Right

 

Photo #4 - Left
Photo #4 - Left

 

Photo #5 - Overall
Photo #5 - Overall

 

The 5 photo requirements For Nail Art work: (samples are below)

 

1.         Presentation – Nail Art all 10 nail tips in frame as tight as possible

2.         3 photos close up A, B, C Each a different part of the entry.

3.         1 photo – close up of the most detailed section you want us to see closely

 

Photo #1 - SB-HandPainted - Presentation
Photo #1 - SB-HandPainted - Presentation

 

Photo #2 - SB-HandPainted - Closeup A
Photo #2 - SB-HandPainted - Closeup A

 

Photo #3 - SB-HandPainted - Closeup B
Photo #3 - SB-HandPainted - Closeup B

 

Photo #4 - SB-HandPainted - Closeup C
Photo #4 - SB-HandPainted - Closeup C

 

Photo #5 - SB-HandPainted - Closeup D
Photo #5 - SB-HandPainted - Closeup D

 

 

Photo Shoot Guidelines:

 

Be sure the photos are in focus.  Use a tripod if necessary.  Experiment with settings on the camera for the best presentation of your work.

 

SIZES:

Photos: 5 x 7 or 8 x 10 inches only.  Smaller photos will not be allowed.

 

SAVE Photo Files as:

Portrait

Tiff or JPEG 300 DPI

 

NAMING FILES:

Technician Initials-competition (Hand positions)

Example:

JC-HPNA-Presentation, JC-HPNA-1Closeup, JC-HPNA-2Closeup, JC-HPNA-3Closeup

JC- 3-D-4Closeup, JC- 3-D5Detail.

 

JC-Sculptured Nail1-Presentation, JC-SalonSuccess-2 “C” Curves, JC-Sculptured Nail-3 RightSide,

JC-FreeStyle Sculptured -4 LeftSide, JC-French Twist-5 Overall JC- etc.

 

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

All entries must be submitted by midnight on November 29, 2018

 

WINNERS ANNOUNCED:

January 2019 at ISSE Long Beach

 

 

 


 

 


** New Rule/Change

Property of Nailpro World Nail Competitions © 2019 Creative Age Publications. All rules including judging criteria are NOT ALLOWED TO BE USED.   UNLESS WRITTEN APPROVAL IS GIVEN FROM NAILPRO COMPETITION DIRECTOR ONLY! All Nailpro Competition rules are copyrighted, and all rights reserved.