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 Archive

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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Photo Book Publishers 0

While we’re busy working on new photography and educational books, we would like to share a list of publishers with you. A few of the big publishers like Chronicle and W.W. Norton will do photography books, but generally the best resources can be found […]

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Posted on: 09-2-2013
Posted in: Photography

Ilford opens lab in U.S., will start processing your film by mail 0

While the world may seem stacked against film photographers, every now and then there’s a glimmer of good news. The folks at Ilford, makers of black-and-white film and papers, have opened up a lab in California, and will turn their expertise […]

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Posted on: 08-29-2013
Posted in: Photography

Shoot The Centerfold Oct. 19th L.A. Seminar Update! 0

There has been lots of questions about the closest airport to our Oct 19th, L.A. seminar location. The closest airpot that you can fly to is: John Wayne Airport 18601 Airport Way Santa Ana, CA 92707. The airport is about 1 […]

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Posted on: 08-29-2013
Posted in: Photography

Canon EOS 70D Now in Stock and Shipping 0

For those of you waiting for Canon’s latest 20MP DSLR the EOS 70D, the wait is over! Samy’s Camera now has the 70D in stock at only $1,199.00 for just the body, $1549.00 paired with an 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and […]

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Posted on: 08-28-2013
Posted in: Photography

Spielberg, Lucas: Film Industry To Implode 0

I know many of you are wondering why we keep posting movie business stuff on the STC blog. No, we’re not off course and if you take a closer look you’ll find that the two disciplines share a great deal […]

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Posted on: 08-27-2013
Posted in: Photography

Create a Smaller, Emailable Copy of Your RAW Photo Using Lightroom’s Export 0

Need to send someone some RAW photographs but hate the fact that they weigh tens of megabytes each? You can actually resize the files to smaller sizes quite easily in Lightroom, making sending small copies back and forth a snap. […]

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Posted on: 08-26-2013
Posted in: Photography

FASHION FOR PASSION – The new era of Playboy photography 0

Back in 2008, everyone was outraged after the radically redesigned Playboy France started publishing simply lit and somewhat trashy nude pictorials of top fashion models shot by several leading fashion photographers. Playboy’s core philosophy was breached and faithful Playboy readers […]

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Posted on: 08-25-2013
Posted in: Photography

Do I Need to Copyright My Photographs? 2

Two simple answers: no and yes. No, because your work (in this case, a photo or set of photos) is copyrighted the moment you click the shutter on your camera. Your work is automatically yours at the moment of its […]

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Posted on: 08-23-2013
Posted in: Photography

Doug Hill “The Doorway” 0

“The keys to the doors of success depend on each person and their expectations. Some doors seem larger than others or more difficult to open than anticipated. Never be afraid to try something new but make sure you choose the […]

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Posted on: 08-22-2013
Posted in: Photography

Canon Announces the 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM 0

Canon has refreshed its EF lens range by announcing the new EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM. Created for DSLR photographers who’d like to get closer to subjects than their current kit lens allows, the compact, lightweight and versatile Canon EF-S […]

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Posted on: 08-22-2013
Posted in: Photography