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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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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What a Website Can and Can’t Do – Gary Cole 0

In past blogs, we’ve discussed the importance of your website. However, as many of you already realize, a website, even a good website, can only take your business so far. Think of your website as a necessary extension of your […]

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Posted on: 08-20-2015
Posted in: Photography

MIT researchers have developed a camera that will never overexpose an image 2

The folks at MIT have designed a new camera that will never overexpose a photograph, no matter what the lighting situation is. Called a “modulo camera,” it captures a high dynamic range photo with every exposure. Trying to take pictures […]

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Posted on: 08-19-2015
Posted in: Photography

The Light Meter: Are You in Charge of Your Camera or is Your Camera in Charge of You? 1

You might consider yourself a professional photographer that knows the proper aperture and shutter speed setting for every shot and every possible scenario. However, this type of knowledge and insight is an impossible aspiration! If your specialty includes strobe lighting, […]

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Posted on: 08-18-2015
Posted in: Photography

Canon is Recognized with EISA Awards for EOS 7DII, 5Ds, 5Ds R Cameras and EF 11-24mm f/4L Lens 0

Canon is recognised with three esteemed EISA Awards for EOS and EF-lens products. August 15 2015 – Canon today announces it has received three prestigious awards from the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA). The EOS 7D Mark II has […]

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Posted on: 08-15-2015
Posted in: Photography

STC Attendee Raffael Dickreuter Forces Iron Man To Deal With Life’s Daily Bummers 0

Photographer/Pre-Visualizer Raffael Dickreuter joined our STC seminars to learn about lighting. Raffael works on some of the biggest Hollywood blockbuster movies. The man actually has the ultimate dream job and gets to hang out with movie stars and create mind-blowing […]

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Posted on: 08-14-2015
Posted in: Photography

THE LANGUAGE OF BODY AND FACE – Gary Cole 1

Jarmo posted a wonderful photo yesterday of a partially revealed girl leaning against a wall and wistfully looking at the camera. I have probably viewed tens of thousands of photographs of women in my career at Playboy. And I continue to look […]

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Posted on: 08-12-2015
Posted in: Photography

Canon Created A Hilarious Ad Campaign To Inspire You To Print Again 2

Canon gets their mojo back with their funny Pixma printer ad campaigns, launched this spring. As in the earlier ads (which you can watch below), folks who fail to make hard copies of photos, documents, tickets and such learn some […]

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Posted on: 08-10-2015
Posted in: Photography

Style And Simplicity by Photographer Pierre dal Corso [NSFW] 0

Style is something us glamour and even fashion photographers sometimes forget and its importance. Well styles images can live forever, well almost and some do. Our own Byron Newman is a good example for just that. Here are some backdated images […]

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Posted on: 08-7-2015
Posted in: Photography

Nikon Announces a Super-Tele Zoom, Fast Prime, and Adds VR to the 24-70mm f/2.8 0

NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Nikon’s newest additions to their line of professional FX-format lenses are sure to please a variety of photographers as all three lenses have very different applications. Nikon’s AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR is an update […]

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Posted on: 08-5-2015
Posted in: Photography

10 Amazing Photos From National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest 0

Shoot The Centerfold knows all about traveling but not to compete with National Geographic. Hopefully the images below will inspire you to explore your options and perhaps even find some local ladies to photograph during your journeys. The National Geographic […]

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Posted on: 08-4-2015
Posted in: Photography