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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CANON’S NEW 50MM f/1.8 STM ‘NIFTY FIFTY’ BUDGET PRIME LENS GETS STEPPING MOTOR FOR QUIET AUTOFOCUSING 0

Canon has updated its popular “nifty fifty” prime lens with the new 50mm f/1.8 STM. The fixed focal length lens, a must-have for any new Canon DSLR owner, has a stepping motor (STM) for quiet autofocusing, especially when recording movies. […]

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Posted on: 05-11-2015
Posted in: Photography

PHOTOGRAPHY RIGHTS AND PRICING – Gary Cole 2

One could probably write an entire book on the various combinations of rights and pricing that most any photographer could face in his career. However, if you’ll allow me another fishing analogy, it’s not necessary to know everything about fly […]

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Posted on: 05-11-2015
Posted in: Photography

These 90-Second Videos Shows What A Difference Photoshop Can Make 0

The results of Photoshop are present in nearly every magazine editorial, advertising campaign and TV commercial. While everyone sees the “after” effects of Photoshopping, not nearly enough people see the “before.” Now, thanks to retoucher Elizabeth Moss of Rare Digital […]

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Posted on: 05-8-2015
Posted in: Photography

Shoot The Centerfold Santorini Seminar/Workshop – Oct 03-13, 2015 0

Shoot The Centerfold Seminar/Workshop Oct 03-13, 2015 – Santorini, Greece Our Best and Boldest International Photography Seminar/Workshop ever.   The ultimate playground for photographers and their beautiful creatures, courtesy of the Aegean Gods, is the Greek island of Santorini. It’s in this […]

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Posted on: 05-6-2015
Posted in: Photography

PRINT IS DEAD – OR IS IT? – Gary Cole 2

I first heard the phrase “Print is dead” at least 25 years ago uttered by Playboy’s own Business Manager Jim Radtke. He would stroll through the editorial offices, a scowl on his face, a pencil and paper in hand. We […]

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Posted on: 05-4-2015
Posted in: Photography

STC Dream One-on-One: All The Way! – Part 2 1

A lot has happened since the first post describing the intricate details of our One-on-One session and here are some updates: When we produce a pictorial, regardless if it’s a One-on-One session or a client’s assignment, we take a serious […]

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Posted on: 04-30-2015
Posted in: Photography

Yes, You Do Want To Meet The 10 New Victoria’s Secret Angels 0

Karlie Kloss and Doutzen Kroes have left Victoria’s Secret recently. Most people thought they would be replaced by two other beautiful women. But VS went full-blown crazy and added a whopping TEN to their Angels elite among the big shots like […]

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Posted on: 04-30-2015
Posted in: Photography

Canon Super Telephoto 1200mm f/5.6L EF USM Autofocus Lens For Only $180,000 0

If you have money to burn and want to prove that “size matters,” here’s your chance. B&H is currently listing a used Canon 1200mm f/5.6L lens for just $180,000 with a condition rating of 9+. And it comes with free shipping, a lens hood, […]

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Posted on: 04-29-2015
Posted in: Photography

Professional Photographer’s Face a Hobson’s Choice – Local Laws Require Them to Get Permits to Take Photographs in Miami Beach 3

A Hobson’s Choice is having no real choice at all, it’s a “take it or leave it” situation. Thomas Hobson was livery stable owner in Cambridge, England in the 16th century. To rotate the use of his horses, and to […]

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Posted on: 04-28-2015
Posted in: Photography

Appropriate Behavior On Set and Off – Gary Cole 0

Paul Hamer, who oversees the STC Fan Group, recently had to remind the group that inappropriate remarks to or about the models are—just that–inappropriate. And I jumped in to make the point that the behavior line between photographer and model […]

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Posted on: 04-27-2015
Posted in: Photography