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 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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STC in Santorini is Sold Out! 0

We would like to thank all of you for making our Oct 03-13, 2015 Santorini seminar sell out so quickly. We would also like to thank all our sponsors for their generous support and for always making sure that we […]

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Posted on: 08-3-2015
Posted in: Photography

Watch How “Immersed” Cover Was Created Without Photoshop 0

Not quite centerfold material, but a very interesting behind the scenes video of the book cover shoot for “Immersed” by Philip Preston. The video has been making rounds on several blogs as if it was a miracle. Not quite, but we […]

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Posted on: 08-3-2015
Posted in: Photography

AN UNHOLY ALLIANCE – Byron Newman 0

In a recent blog Gary Cole wrote the following: On outdoor situations, let’s say at the beach, we have the light of the sun with which to work. However, unless you get up very early or wait until the waning […]

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Posted on: 07-31-2015
Posted in: Photography

Marilyn Monroe’s Never-Before-Seen Nude Calendar Photos Surface After Six Decades 0

They can be viewed this summer in a traveling exhibition across the U.S. courtesy of Limited Runs. If you are a Marilyn Monroe fan, you’re in luck! Today, the name and image of Marilyn Monroe is synonymous with Hollywood glamour, […]

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Posted on: 07-30-2015
Posted in: Photography

A Small Fish in the Big Pond 3

I remember when I got my very first camera. It feels like it was just yesterday. It was some 30 years ago maybe but, like I said, it feels like it was just yesterday. It was a beautiful day and […]

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Posted on: 07-29-2015
Posted in: Photography

Relating to Editors From An Editor’s Point of View – Gary Cole 0

I was interested today to read Jarmo’s STC post “Five Tips for Photographers Who Wish to Bond with Editors.” It is all good and valuable advice. However, I thought perhaps it was a good moment to offer similar advice, but […]

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Posted on: 07-28-2015
Posted in: Photography

5 Tips for Photographers Who Wish to Bond With Editors 0

There are a few golden rules that can benefit your photography career with a magazine editor. But should you reach the point and wonder, why is it that editors are not always very friendly? That’s on purpose, they are not […]

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Posted on: 07-27-2015
Posted in: Photography

Speaking Through Your Model’s Poses 0

In order to enrich your model’s posing capabilities when utilizing a specific lighting scenario or based on a client’s needs, a photographer should be able to find perfection without having to question the results. Only then can they truly be […]

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Posted on: 07-24-2015
Posted in: Photography

Playboy Illustrator Seeks to Defeat Copyright Law Changes 3

Meet Brad Holland – Besides being a talented and highly acclaimed artist, Brad Holland is also quite an expert and activist in copyright law. Holland has been very outspoken against changes in the copyright laws that would govern so-called “orphan […]

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Posted on: 07-22-2015
Posted in: Photography

MODEL BEHAVIOR – Gary Cole 3

We’ve talked about preparation and appropriate behavior on shootings for photographers. Of course, the same kinds of standards apply to every member of the photographer’s crew. Stylists, makeup artists, assistants, location owners and/or managers—everyone needs to conduct themselves in a […]

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Posted on: 07-20-2015
Posted in: Photography