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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SEXY VERSUS PRETTY VERSUS PHOTOGENIC – GARY COLE 0

I’ve been amazed at how many times over the years people, yes, even photographers, have asked me what we at Playboy looked for in a model. “What do you look for in a Playmate?” The answer seemed so obvious to […]

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Posted on: 06-22-2015
Posted in: Photography

The 2015 Release of Adobe Creative Cloud Is Here 1

Since Adobe launched Creative Cloud in the spring of 2012, their vision has been to give creative professionals everything they need for their modern, connected creative process. The 2015 release of Creative Cloud delivers on that vision of a creative platform that […]

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Posted on: 06-17-2015
Posted in: Photography

Your Willingness To Take On A Challenge – Gary Cole 0

If you hope to progress as a photographer, you must sometimes be willing to take on a challenge, something beyond the ordinary, something that forces you to stretch your skills—production skills, people skills, photography skills. It’s very easy to fall […]

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Posted on: 06-16-2015
Posted in: Photography

Playboy Publishes a Whopping 6-Page Layout About STC Miami Seminar! 0

Playboy International publishes a whopping 6-page pictorial and a story about our March 2015 seminar which was held in Miami Beach Florida, at the famous Temple House Studios. There’s nothing like good times, memories and an unforgettable weekend filled with […]

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Posted on: 06-12-2015
Posted in: Photography

KENDALL JENNER’S FIRST CAMPAIGN FOR ESTEE LAUDER IS THE PERFECT BALANCE OF DIGITAL MEDIA 1

Are you looking to learn what clients want in today’s digital publishing market? Kendall Jenner’s Estee Lauder ad campaign is a great example of the perfect balance between still imagery and video. The reason why I am writing about this […]

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Posted on: 06-11-2015
Posted in: Photography

The Sony Alpha a7RII has 42.4MP on 4K-capable full frame BSI CMOS sensor 0

Sony today introduced their new flagship full-frame mirrorless camera, the a7R II. The new a7R II interchangeable lens camera features the world’s first back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor, which realizes high resolution (42.4 MP approx. effective megapixels), high sensitivity (expandable […]

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Posted on: 06-10-2015
Posted in: Photography

Paper and Cyrus Join Forces to Create Big Buzz [NSFW] 1

Miley Cyrus is back in the limelight once again. The young pop star seems to live in the eye of a hurricane of controversy. You may or may not be a fan of her music but her talent for attracting […]

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Posted on: 06-10-2015
Posted in: Photography

How Do I Get Work With No Experience? By Ted Forbes 0

Here’s an interesting video by Ted Forbes that I would like share. He points out plenty of very valuable points as well as common mistakes that photographers constantly make, like working for free and when is it worth doing it […]

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Posted on: 06-9-2015
Posted in: Photography

The Value Of Patience – Gary Cole 0

As you know, if you’ve been reading my blog over the past few months, one of my passions is fishing. The water, the sky, the air, the challenge of figuring out the right technique, the excitement of finally having a […]

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Posted on: 06-8-2015
Posted in: Photography

Do You Treat Your Models Fairly? – Gary Cole 0

Professional models represented by reputable agencies have experienced agents who look out for them when it comes to bookings, rates, rights and everything else that is part of the interrelationship between photographers, models and the business of photography. The agents […]

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Posted on: 06-4-2015
Posted in: Photography