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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David Lund’s Product Shot Resembles Classic Centerfold Lighting 0

Here is an interesting look of a product shot and what goes to it. I find this quite interesting for its calculated and precise technique that was used. I remember photographing Playboy playmates at Playboy’s Studio West which also were […]

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Posted on: 11-12-2014
Posted in: Photography

“Booty Champ” Kim Kardasian Will Definitely Break the Internet With Her Nude Paper Magazine Cover [NSFW] 0

And they say I didn’t have a talent…try balancing a champagne glass on your ass.” Those are the words tweeted by Kim Kardashian to describe her racy new cover shoot for Paper magazine’s Winter issue. On one of the covers, Kardashian […]

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Posted on: 11-11-2014
Posted in: Photography

Advice from Sports Illustrated Director of Photography Brad Smith to Freelance Photographers: The Things You Need to Know 0

Here is some golden advice that every freelance photographer should know straight from Sports Illustrated Director of Photography Brad Smith. This is not only a message for beginners but for advanced photographers as well. The same suggestions also work for […]

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Posted on: 11-11-2014
Posted in: Photography

STC Attendee Ramachandran Rocks India as its New Rising Star 0

‘I had a Dream and Now I’m Living it,’ Says First Indian Playboy Photographer. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NEWS WRITES: In 2012, Bollywood actress and model Sherlyn Chopra made headlines by emerging as the first Indian to pose for Playboy. Proving that […]

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Posted on: 11-10-2014
Posted in: Photography

New Revolutionary Light Steals the Show at PDN PhotoPlus 0

Now that the dust has settled from the PDN PhotoPlus, and we have caught our breath, we would like to thank everyone who visited STC, Chimera and Hensel at the show in New York last week. We gave a sneak-peak of our […]

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Posted on: 11-8-2014
Posted in: Photography

Naomi Campbell Says She Still Gets Scared Before Hitting The Runway 0

Naomi Campbell is known for her self confidence and being one of the fiercest supermodels in the world. We all have weaknesses and fears and Naomi is no exception. She admits she still suffers from stage-fright before hitting the runway […]

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Posted on: 11-7-2014
Posted in: Photography

Behind The Scenes – Aston Martin Shoot With An Unexpected Ending 0

Beautiful girls and cars go together like peanut butter and jelly and it seems that those from both sexes with an addictive “need for speed” are mutually attracted to beautiful cars. So getting to shoot an Aston Martin campaign must […]

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Posted on: 11-4-2014
Posted in: Photography

Brikk gold plated Nikon 0

Once you have too much money, you need to figure out a way to spend it. I suppose you could go the miser direction and stuff those fat stacks into mason jars and bury them in your backyard. But maybe […]

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Posted on: 10-31-2014
Posted in: Photography

Opportunity of a Lifetime – Chimera Visionary Photographer Search 2

The Chimera “Visionary” photographer search competition is all about celebrating creative visions. What drives you to push your limits in the medium of photography? Having a vision is what sets each individual photographer apart. Being able to communicate this vision […]

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Posted on: 10-25-2014
Posted in: Photography

The Utah National Guard Is In Hot Water For This Sexy Calendar Shoot 0

Calendar sales appear to be doomed these days but Hotshots may have found a way to niche market their latest calendar. It also seems that they may have gotten themselves (and the Utah National Guard) in big trouble for shooting the calendar […]

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Posted on: 10-20-2014
Posted in: Photography