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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Panasonic Announces the LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 4K Digital Camera 1

Since Sony released the RX10 last year, there have been exactly zero competitors to rival that camera’s stellar lens quality, zoom reach, and sensor size. It redefined what a “bridge camera” could be. Panasonic is the next company to realize the advantage […]

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Posted on: 06-12-2014
Posted in: Photography

Thousands of Portlanders roll free on the Naked Bike Ride [NSFW] 0

Thousands of bicyclists, many of them stark naked, poured into the streets of Portland, Oregon this past weekend for the 11th annual World Naked Bike Ride, a protest that promotes bike riding as an alternative to driving cars. Portland’s annual love […]

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Posted on: 06-11-2014
Posted in: Photography

How modern tech makes photographing the World Cup a snap 0

A photographer for Getty Images, Heathcote is in Brazil this week, shooting his fourth World Cup. Loaded down with three $6,800 Canon 1DX cameras (plus lenses), a laptop, at least six batteries, and an equal number of memory cards, Heathcote […]

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Posted on: 06-10-2014
Posted in: Photography

A Must-Watch Jim Carrey Speech Contains Moving Tidbit for Aspiring Photographers 0

For better or worse, photography is considered by many as one of those endeavors that makes a better hobby than career. Aspiring full-time photographers are often met with the same four words that aspiring writers, painters and others are quite […]

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Posted on: 06-9-2014
Posted in: Photography

Model Nia Sanchez crowned as 63rd Miss USA 0

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo and familiar to our camera lenses, was crowned Miss USA 2014 on Sunday night. She beat out 50 other contestants from all the states and […]

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Posted on: 06-8-2014
Posted in: Photography

Move out bodypainting, China’s new craze is buffalo-painting 0

  Body painting in China has been brought to a whole new level. Artists from eight countries gathered in Jiangcheng County in China to take part in an international buffalo bodypainting competition. The city of Pu’er has held cattle body […]

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Posted on: 06-6-2014
Posted in: Photography

Behind the Scenes: Michael Bay Shooting Victoria’s Secret’s Sexy Campaign 0

Michael Bay, the man of explosions and good taste, just GETS IT. Here, he is shooting more Victoria’s Secret campaigns with supermodels Behati Prinsloo, Lily Aldridge, Karlie Kloss, Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Lais Ribeiro. Not a bad gig between his […]

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Posted on: 06-4-2014
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Cosmopolitan Magazine Uses Katy Perry Cover On All 62 Editions in the Month of July 0

The pop star has gone global! Perry will be featured on the front (and inside) of every edition of the mag internationally for the month of July. If you are a Katy Perry fan you are in luck since she […]

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Posted on: 06-2-2014
Posted in: Photography

Fashion is My Passion 0

Explore the most comprehensive lighting book STC has ever created We’re always thinking about how we will raise the bar and how we will redefine the way the photographers can discover the next step in their photography career. The Fashion […]

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Posted on: 06-1-2014
Posted in: Photography

21 Polaroid Photos Of Supermodels Before They Were Famous 1

Everybody starts somewhere and the 21 lucky models below are no exception. Not all their beginnings were as rosy as some may think. Lots of tears, broken nails, and disappointing castings have occurred long before their futures’ doors opened. When […]

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Posted on: 06-1-2014
Posted in: Photography