Friday Nails – Valentines Look (Konad Stamper) + Red Ombre

This weeks look is a sweet and cute Valentine’s look. I know it’s early, but it’s best to be prepared. You can change this from vampy to cute, depending on which look you like Products: Konad Nail Stamper kit (white polish) Bundlemonster stamp plate #BM 317 Essie ‘Bordeaux’ Sally Hansen ‘Red Carpet’ Music: “Watching Seabirds Soar (Harmony)” by DoKashiteru (feat. Snowflake) http://ccmixter.org/files/DoKashiteru/24925 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Trim the tree

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Hey guys! This is my week 3 entry for NPC’s Holiday Nail Art competition. Seeing as everyone else is doing straight up trees and baubles, I decided to be a weirdo and go abstract   It’s kinda symbolic. The red is for Canada. The gold is for the good times with friends. The diamond/stars is for the hopes we hold for a new year. Xmas is not traditionally a happy … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Let it snow, let it snow!

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Hey guys! This is the first week of Nail Polish Canada’s Holiday nail competition. The first theme? Snow! I love snow, and being a nerd, I love the crystalline, multidimensional look of it in the light. I felt I had to do more than just white or snowflakes, so I went with icicles and glitter, and shimmer!   This looks hard, but it’s really not. You know me, I’m too lazy to do something … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Break time before the holidays

Hey guys! As regular readers know, I give my poor nails a break every few weeks, so no tutorial this week. As well as that, I’m preparing for Nail Polish Canada’s Holiday Themed nail tutorial competition! Starting the week of Nov 19th, i’ll be posting themed nail art according to the theme the competition sets each week. I could win a load of nail polish prizes, wish me luck! What do you … Continue reading

Food photography – Props

This is part 4 of my food photography tips. This week, we’re all about the props. Yes, there are props! Unless you plan on just hovering the food in mid-air…although that would be cool. Props are indeed an important aspect of food photography. It can make or break a photo in this case, because you’re generally focussing on one subject; you don’t want to distract too much. With food, obvious … Continue reading