For this assignment, we were instructed to find someone with a profession beginning with the letter we picked out of an envelope. I got the letter "n," and I found a nail technician. We then had to take 2 portraits of this person, one as an environmental posed photo and the other as a candid.
Nail technician Rachel Taylor, 26, poses in front of an O.P.I. nail polish display in Looks Hair Design on Friday, September 3rd, 2010. Taylor has worked at the salon for almost two years after graduating from Empire Beauty School doing manicures and pedicures among other procedures. Taylor says her favorite part of working as a nail technician is the variety of clientele she serves.
Nail technician Rachel Taylor, 26, paints the toenails of Tiffany Zak at Looks Hair Design on Friday, September 3rd, 2010. Zak, a Penn State senior majoring in biotechnology, gets manicures and pedicures often, but came to Taylor because she "heard she's really good." Taylor, originally from Altoona, Pa., has been a nail technician at Looks for about two years. She enjoys her job because of the variety of clientele she serves.