Online Submission Guidelines 


**DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY - ALL WORK MUST BE DIGITAL

**Please use the following as your criteria: Resolution MUST be 300 dpi. 5 x 7” or 8 x 10" for photos


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.


PHOTOS

You must submit 5 specific photos of your work, a photo of yourself and one of your model. Examples below.


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

Category: Sculptured Nails  

1. Presentation: One hand on a flat black surface, camera angle is from above

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

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

5. Closeup: Close up of pink and white (cuticle to free edge)


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

Category: Extreme Stiletto Design

1. Presentation: One hand on a flat black surface, camera angle is from above.

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

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

5. Closeup: Close up of underside


Photo #1 Presentation


Photo #2 “C” Curve


Photo #3 Right Side


Photo# 4 Left Side


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

Category: Flat Hand Painted Nail Art / 3-D Nail Art

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

2~4. Closeup (3 photos): Close up A, B, C Each a different part of the entry

5. Detail: Close up of the most detailed section you want us to see closely


Photo #1 Presentation


Photo #2 Close up A


Photo # 3 Close up B                                  


Photo # 4 Close up C


Photo # 5 Detail



The 5 photo requirements for Non-Divisional: (samples are above) 

Category: It's All About the Bling! Metals Only

1. Presentation: One hand on a flat black surface, camera angle is from above.

2~4. Closeup (3 photos): Close up A, B, C Each a different part of the entry

5. Detail: Close up of the most detailed section you want us to see closely


Photo / Video 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.


VIDEOS OF ENTRIES

You must send 10-30 SECONDS video for overall impression(file name: Video-Overall) and/or any details you want to show in addition to the photo submission.


Overall impression (Enhancement/art): Overall impression video should cover all nails from cuticle area to free edge on all fingers. Go slow, and make sure to cover all aspects and angles. Your video

shouldn’t be longer than 30 seconds.


Detailed impression: This is an option for you to show any details you want to highlight to help judges. Please use properly zoomed in angles to shoot any detail, but make sure the video is clearly

focused. Your video shouldn’t be longer than 30 seconds each. 


VIDEOS SAMPLE

SIZES

Photos: 5x7 or 8 x 10 inches only (300dpi).  Smaller photos will not be allowed.

Video: Each 15 second video size is approximately 32MB. Resolution should be around 1920x1080px in .mp4 type.


FILE FORMAT

Portrait 

Tiff or JPEG 300 DPI


NAMING FILES 

Technician Initials-Competition-Hand positions


Art Competitions File Names: 

Flat Hand Painted Nail Art (HPNA)

3-D Nail Art (3DNA)

 

Extension Competitions File Names:

Sculptured Nails (SN)

Extreme Stiletto Design (ESD)


Non-Divisional Competitions File Names:

It’s All About the Bling! Metals Only (BLING)


Example: 

Technician Name: Jane Doe (JD)

JD-HPNA-Presentation, JD-HPNA-1Closeup, JD-HPNA-2Closeup, JD-HPNA-3Closeup, JD-HPNA-Detail, JD-HPNA-Video-Overall, JD-HPNA-Video-Detail, JD- 3DNA-4Closeup, JD-3DNA-Detail.

 

JD-SN-Presentation, JD-SN-CCurves, JD-SN-RightSide, JD-ESD-LeftSide, JD-BLING-2Closeup, JD-BLING-Video-Overall

 

Your headshot photo and your model head shot should be named  

Example:

JD-JaneDoe-Technician

JD-JaneSmith-Model


SUBMISSION DEADLINE

June 26, 2020


WINNERS ANNOUNCED

September 13, 2020 at COEX, Seoul, Korea

*Only finalists receive score sheets and points towards NAILPRO Competitions ASIA-KOREA 2020 Grand Championship.


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