STC January 27th-29th Miami Seminar Workshop

Thank You for Making Us Number #1

STC, Byron Newman, Mary Alejo, and I wish to thank everyone who joined us at STC Santorini 2018 in October. It was an amazing experience for all of us. Many new friends were made and old ones reunited.

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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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STC Featured @ Photokina, the world’s leading imaging fair 1

Every two years there is one focal point in the sector: Photokina, the world’s leading imaging fair. Photokina brings together the industry, trade, professional users and end consumers with a passion for photography — in a way no other event […]

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Posted on: 07-10-2014
Posted in: Photography

ESPN Body Issue 2014 Includes Sizzling Star Athletes in the Nude [NSFW] 0

ESPN’s Body Issue 2014 is on newsstands now and it is worth the wait. We know we are bending some STC-rules by displaying male nudes but the results are simply stunning and inspiring. Properly displaying the human form with our lighting techniques […]

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Posted on: 07-9-2014
Posted in: Photography

GETTING INSPIRED: Evelyn Bencicova’s Stunning Twist on Fine-Art Photography [NSFW] 0

Not all images portraying nudes are oozing sexuality. Where does it become artistic? And who gets to decide if it’s “art” or simply “prurient”? A less sexual way of portraying female form/nudes can actually be the right direction for the […]

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Posted on: 07-7-2014
Posted in: Photography

Second Look: Music video that reveals how easily editors and photographers can enhance looks 0

Hungarian singer Boggie made waves when she released her video earlier this year, and it still blows everyone’s mind. So why discuss an old video? Because it shows a helpful path and workflow that photographers and videographers usually don’t follow. […]

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Posted on: 07-3-2014
Posted in: Photography

Pentax’s Medium Format 645Z Gets Buried in Sand and Drenched by a Shower 1

We have seen countless camera tests over the years but we’ve never seen anything like the new video-capable medium format Pentax 645z with its weather-sealed body that definitely looks dust and water proof. We don’t know anyone (and don’t recommend […]

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Posted on: 07-2-2014
Posted in: Photography

Aperture RIP 0

  It appears that Aperture and iPhoto will bite the dust when Apple gets around to “cloudifying” all our photos. Are we going to trust all our photos to some anonymous datacenter somewhere far away where we have no control […]

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Posted on: 07-1-2014
Posted in: Photography

VENUS WILLIAMS BARES ALL 0

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams will be featured in this year’s edition of ESPN The Magazine’s The Body Issue, hitting stands July 11. A complete list of athletes featured, including 2013 Wimbledon quarterfinalist Tomas Berdych, will be announced Wednesday on […]

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Posted on: 06-30-2014
Posted in: Photography

What’s a Call-Sheet? – Organize Yourself 0

  A known fact is that photographers usually take good care of their photography equipment specially when they own it (the same does not always apply for rentals). But photography also goes beyond the equipment. There is planning required in […]

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Posted on: 06-29-2014
Posted in: Photography

Bianca Balti for Playboy: The Hottest Italian Supermodel [NSFW] 0

  These days there is a very blurred line between sex and fashion and indeed, somewhat paradoxically, between nudity and fashion. Because of that fact, seeing supermodels pose for Playboy doesn’t come as a shock. Bianca Balti dubbed, as she […]

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Posted on: 06-27-2014
Posted in: Photography

Hotshot! GoPro up 30% in stock debut 0

GoPro is tough enough to survive close encounters with sharks, killer waves and even drops from outer space. Now the wearable camera maker is conquering Wall Street. GoPro (GPRO) officially went public Thursday on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “GPRO.” After […]

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Posted on: 06-26-2014
Posted in: Photography