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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STC Archive

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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DECODING THE CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSING AND COPYRIGHT 0

What is a Creative Commons License Anyway? Creative Commons is a set of free tools that allow you to define what level of access people have to your photographs online. The CC Affiliate Network consists of 100+ affiliates working in over 70 […]

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Posted on: 10-6-2013
Posted in: Photography

Adobe hacked, 3 million accounts compromised 0

Adobe announced on Thursday that it has been the target of a major security breach in which sensitive and personal data about millions of its customers have been put at risk. Brad Arkin, senior director of security for Adobe products […]

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Posted on: 10-3-2013
Posted in: Photography

History of LUI and Byron Newman 0

I read with interest Jarmo’s blog about the re-launch of the French magazine LUI and feel compelled to add my own memories of those halcyon days, as I was fortunate enough to have been part of the team that produced […]

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Posted on: 10-3-2013
Posted in: Photography

FIRST PEEK: The New LUI Magazine 0

While in Paris last week, I took the opportunity to reintroduce myself to a revamped LUI magazine that was re-launched after taking a 33-year break from the publishing world. The magazine was published from 1960 to 1980 and like a phoenix, […]

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Posted on: 10-1-2013
Posted in: Photography

“You’ve got the beef but no sizzle!” Pt. 1 0

Thinking back to the early days of my career often brings great memories but also an understanding of the mistakes I made as a photographer, or to be more precise, the photographer I thought I was. There is a certain […]

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Posted on: 09-30-2013
Posted in: Photography

Playboy’s Miss August 2013 – Val Keil Interview 0

Move over cheesesteak, Philly has something else to brag about! Shoot The Centerfold has selected Miss August 2013 Val Keil to appear at the Los Angeles seminar. Keil is a 2009 graduate of Philadelphia’s Mast Charter School, where she was […]

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Posted on: 09-30-2013
Posted in: Photography

Photographer wins ‘$32,300’ after celebrity rights battle 0

A photographer says he has won a £20,000 payout from a promotions company over a celebrity photo it published without his consent, having originally been offered just £150. Picture credit: Jason Sheldon / Junction10 Photography As reported by Amateur Photographer (AP) earlier […]

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Posted on: 09-29-2013
Posted in: Photography

Miss World pageant 2013: Miss Philippines Megan Young crowned in heavily-guarded 63rd annual event in Bali 0

Young, who took the crown from Wenxia Yu of China, the 2012 winner, was born in the United States. When she was 10 she moved to the Philippines, where she has appeared in films and as a television host. Miss […]

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Posted on: 09-28-2013
Posted in: Photography

Miley Cyrus’ Nikon N80 SLR is Currently Bidding at Over $90K on eBay 0

We hate to contribute in any small way to the Miley Cyrus hoopla/shenanigans/ruckus (pick your poison) but when an old 35mm SLR that would normally go for about $60 starts bidding at almost $100,000 we can’t help but take notice. The camera […]

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Posted on: 09-27-2013
Posted in: Photography

NSFW Video Called “MINE” from GQ Spain 0

GQ Spain hired director Álvaro de la Herrán to shoot a film inspired by the characters of the book “50 Shades of Grey.” The result is incredibly NSFW (seriously, it’s super sexual), but still quite beautiful. I must admit I’m […]

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Posted on: 09-27-2013
Posted in: Photography