STC January 27th-29th Miami Seminar Workshop

Thank You for Making Us Number #1

STC, Byron Newman, Mary Alejo, and I wish to thank everyone who joined us at STC Santorini 2018 in October. It was an amazing experience for all of us. Many new friends were made and old ones reunited.

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STC January 27th-29th Miami Seminar Workshop

Master your poses with STC posing guides

Master photographers at the Shoot The Centerfold have developed these guide books based on the very same poses they have used and developed over years of experience and meticulous fine-tuning.

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Master your lighting

Master your lighting

Many aspiring photographers set out with the Machiavellian mantra “Pity the student who does not surpass his master.” Plastered on billboards, printed in magazines, and hanging in galleries all over the world are beautiful images.

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STC Archive

Shoot The Centerfold Individual Digital Lighting Books

Now you can purchase individual lighting scenarios from Shoot The Centerfold's series of Lighting Diagram Books. STC has made obtaining your lighting diagrams as easy and wallet-friendly as possible.

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WPPI NYC OCT 26 - 28

The Ultimate Ring of Light – The RingMAXX

Shoot The Centerfold and Chimera, the premiere innovator of light modifiers, is introducing a new 48” ring light.Inspired by international master of lighting Jarmo Pohjaniemi.

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Watch Our Intro's

Watch Our Teasers

When you are searching for information, sometimes it seems you must look through masses of documents just to get to the ‘heart’ of the story

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STC Archive

STC Archives

Check out all of our past posts in the archive!

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STC Archive

Start your photography career here

Shoot The Centerfold is excited to announce One-on-One sessions are now available between our seminar/workshops while you wait for the next STC seminar/workshop to come around.

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Gary Cole, longtime director of photography for Playboy magazine, has a message for you. 4

Three Rules From Gary Cole Quality – If you want to play in the big leagues, you must set very high standards for your photography. The digital age has made it relatively simple to be a reasonably competent photographer. After […]

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Posted on: 05-13-2012
Posted in: Photography

Color & Style on demand 2

After being in the business since the early 80’s, first in the fashion business and then being hired as a photographer, I have seen more than a few style changes come and go. While browsing online, I saw this Pantone […]

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Posted on: 05-13-2012
Posted in: Photography

Leica camera has sold for 2.16m euros (£1.74m), setting a new world record for a camera. 0

It was one of just 25 models created in 1923 as a prototype for the groundbreaking Leica A, which was the first commercially successful compact camera to use 35mm film. Branded the “null-serie”, or 0-Series, only 12 are known to […]

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Posted on: 05-13-2012
Posted in: Photography

Going to Africa – Part 2 (Packing Smart, Traveling Right) 0

Packing and protecting your equipment (Camera and Lenses) Packing and readying your camera equipment for travel seems to be a science of its own. I have seen plenty of methods in past 30 years, some good, some not so good. […]

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Posted on: 05-11-2012
Posted in: Photography

HOW TO RUIN A GOOD PHOTOGRAPH 0

By: Byron Newman   Rather, do you want to know how to avoid ruining a good photograph? DO NOT over-pose your model. There is nothing more cringe-worthy than a good photo, well lit, nice location, good concept, and in the […]

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Posted on: 05-9-2012
Posted in: Photography

Airbrushed Beauty or Photography? 1

Always being prepared isn’t just for Boy Scouts I like to believe that today’s photography is more than just pressing the shutter button. Pretty much like in the old days when you went into the darkroom yourself and developed your […]

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Posted on: 05-4-2012
Posted in: Photography

Shoot The Centerfold eNews – May 2012 0

Check out Shoot The Centerfold eNews – May 2012. In case you forgot to signup for our newsletter!  Signup HERE.

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Posted on: 04-28-2012
Posted in: Photography

SHOOT THE CENTERFOLD – AFRICAN JOURNEY STARTS WITH – TINA BRADY INTERVIEW 1

Note: As Shoot The Centerfold team and models travel to Namibia, Africa, in search of perfect pictures and memorable moments to be shared, we regret we cannot take all of our Shoot The Centerfold family with us on our once […]

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Posted on: 04-27-2012
Posted in: Photography

IN PRAISE OF THE NATURAL-BORN WOMAN By Byron Newman 1

Well it has been a while since my last rant…in fact I have been having recurring fevers from some exotic disease that is so exotic it probably doesn’t exist, and sunning myself in Portugal. With all that going on not […]

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Posted on: 04-25-2012
Posted in: Photography

Ric Moore – Miami experience 1

My trip to Miami is almost over. I will miss the daily trip to Jarmo’s “office” on Lincoln Rd. I even came to know some of the waitstaff and fellow patrons that are regulars in Jarmo’s everyday office life. Jarmo […]

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Posted on: 04-23-2012
Posted in: Photography