STC January 27th-29th Miami Seminar Workshop

Thank You for Making Us Number #1

The incredible models traveled from all over. The road miles ranged from those who reside in Miami to kiwi beauty Sarah Harris coming all the way from New Zealand. The sexy lineup of STC models left a life-long impression.

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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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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 Archives

Check out all of our past posts in the archive!

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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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Hef Held Hostage – Gary Cole 0

Back in the old days at Playboy, Tom Staebler, then Art Director and I used to play a little game. If Hef made a decision we didn’t agree with, we’d play “The Man in the Iron Mask.” The real Hefner […]

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Posted on: 10-20-2015
Posted in: Photography

NAOMI CAMPBELL GOES NAKED FOR LUI 0

It was less than a month ago when Naomi Campbell showed her support for #FreetheNipple with a topless image on Instagram, and now the supermodel goes completely nude for the October 2015 cover story of Lui Magazine. The French men’s […]

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Posted on: 10-19-2015
Posted in: Photography

THE DEATH OF A DREAM – GARY COLE 2

We knew it was coming. The rumors had been out there for months. I even tried to hint at it to all of you when I began putting more emphasis on shooting non-nude glamour, especially for the group just returning […]

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Posted on: 10-19-2015
Posted in: Photography

Sigma Adds Full-Frame 20mm f/1.4 Lens to Art Series 0

Everyone seems to be looking wide in the days leading up to PhotoPlus Expo 2015, with Sigma making the latest splash in the wide-angle-lens pool by announcing the 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art. This is the first 20mm f/1.4 lens […]

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Posted on: 10-17-2015
Posted in: Photography

Nudes Are Old News at Playboy 0

Last month, Cory Jones, a top editor at Playboy, went to see its founder Hugh Hefner at the Playboy Mansion. In a wood-paneled dining room, with Picasso and de Kooning prints on the walls, Mr. Jones nervously presented a radical suggestion: […]

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Posted on: 10-12-2015
Posted in: Photography

Do You Have the Ingredients of the American Dream? 5

What is the American dream? It depends who you ask. For most it’s a higher quality life and success. When it comes to photographers, it works pretty much the same way. But photographers, at least most of them, dream big without […]

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Posted on: 09-29-2015
Posted in: Photography

RED Announces New Entry-Level RAVEN 0

Today film/digital camera maker RED announced their latest camera body the RAVEN. While the current trend of announcements from camera makers have been in the arena of their latest flagship bodies, the RED RAVEN promises “quality without compromise” and is […]

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Posted on: 09-25-2015
Posted in: Photography

Just Unveiled: Pentax 24-70mm f/2.8ED SDM WR Lens 0

Pentax has just announced a new standard K-mount zoom lens: the HD Pentax-D FA 24-70mm f/2.8ED SDM WR for $1,296.95. This versatile wide-angle to medium telephoto lens packs in almost every one of Pentax’s library of optical technologies, including a Supersonic Direct-drive Motor […]

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Posted on: 09-25-2015
Posted in: Photography

Santorini Seminar Equipment List 1

Santorini is best known for its beautiful white Greek architecture with splashes of blue, the blue sky and the magical light. The seminar is now less than 10 days away and our sponsors Hensel, Chimera. Sunbounce and Capture Integration/Phase One […]

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Posted on: 09-24-2015
Posted in: Photography

Top Models Adriana Lima, Isabeli Fontana, Eniko Mihalik, Lily Donaldson & Natasha Poly Nude for V Magazine [NSFW] 0

A few years ago, V magazine published a fantastic shoot with photographer Mario Sorrenti with some of the hottest models. The models, Isabeli Fontana, Natasha Poly, Eniko Mihalik, Lily Donaldson and Adriana Lima, were all nude in the images. However, […]

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Posted on: 09-24-2015
Posted in: Photography