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Photography-cheat-sheet.jpg (JPEG Image, 800 × 1135 pixels) - Scaled (88%) Histogram: photography cheat sheets for achieving perfect exposure. Before the histogram, photography enthusiasts had to go through a lot more effort to get good exposures.

Histogram: photography cheat sheets for achieving perfect exposure

But while the histogram is one of the most useful tools on your camera, it’s also one of the least understood. Understanding the histogram in photography and how it tracks your exposure is one of the key steps in learning how to become a better photographer. In this quick guide – and with a few handy cheat sheets – we’ll show you exactly how to interpret your camera’s histogram. Judging whether you have taken a decent shot and a decent exposure is simple with a DSLR. As soon as you fire the shutter, a preview of your picture flashes up on the LCD. You can instantly see if the shot is too bright, or too dark – so it seems unnecessary to have a second, more scientific, way of judging the suitability of your exposure settings… So why bother looking at the histogram? Reviewing images with your camera’s histogram February Wish List: Our best prices. Food photography guide. Before I start this post I would just like to say, I am not a “professional” photographer.

Food photography guide

I am writing from experience built up over the past 5 years while helping on and my love of photography. I do not actually take any of the photo’s here, I just pass on any knowledge I may pick up while on my own photography journey. Note: Some of the tips here might vary depending on your camera equipment. With more than 500 million photos uploaded and shared each day online, you need to make sure the ones you take are the best they can be. In a previous post “10 Tips for bloggers” I spoke briefly about how important lighting is, I also mentioned that buying a R30 000 ($3000) camera will not suddenly make you a better photographer. Understanding Light. “Light makes photography. Lighting plays a very important role in photography and something as simple as the type of lighting used could make or break your photo. To make white balancing even easier, purchase a gray card.

Depth of field – quick memory cheat sheet. Depth of field is something that is fun to play with.

Depth of field – quick memory cheat sheet

It can help you create stunning photos when you have control over your depth of field. Sometimes I have a hard time remembering how to narrow the depth of field, but there is a simple way that I try to remember. I had to write it down, and I think I have it now. While there are calculators out there for figuring this stuff out accurately, at this point I’ll happily live within the realm of “close enough.” Understand Exposure in Under 10 Minutes. A Post By: Annie Tao There are countless Photography books and classes that explain exposure, yet after reading or attending them, your photos may not have improved because…well, let’s be honest… some of us Right-Brainers aren’t super technical!

Understand Exposure in Under 10 Minutes

I recently taught a small photography class to newbies. I thought hard about how I could explain exposure in the simplest way possible. I found that a parallel example of something relatable was the best way to convey the different aspects that impact exposure. I tested this theory by explaining exposure to my 8-year old daughter and then quizzed her. Learn Tips And Tricks From The Best Photography Cheat Sheets. If you are an amateur photographer and want to learn all there is to know about photography or you are a professional and think that you have forgotten a few things or never learned them the proper way, then using a photography cheatsheet or more than one is an easy way to learn techniques that will most likely be useful.

Learn Tips And Tricks From The Best Photography Cheat Sheets

F-stop-depth-of-field.jpg (JPEG Image, 520 × 555 pixels) Manual Exposure Cheatsheet. Manual Exposure Cheatsheet – Master manual photography with your digital SLR.

Manual Exposure Cheatsheet

We figured it was only appropriate for our first post to give something back. This exposure cheatsheet covers the basics of mastering manual exposure with a SLR camera. If you find it useful please drop a line in the comments we would love to hear your feedback! Photo Cheat Sheet Page 1- Credit Card (Wallet) Foldout. Photo Cheat Sheet Page 2 - Credit Card (Wallet) Foldout. 15 of the Best Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers. Everyone loves cheat sheets, and photographers are no exception.

15 of the Best Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers

Squeezed into a set of short tips, schemes, and definitions, a cheat sheet is a quick way to learn something, as well as refresh your knowledge about any particular subject. Moreover, now that infographics are an extremely popular format of delivering information on the Internet, cheat sheets can also be a source for visual inspiration.

Here is a large collection of some noteworthy cheat sheets, infographics, and printables for photographers. From shooting basics to photography marketing tips, every aspect of photography is covered in this round-up. No matter whether you’re an amateur or an experienced professional, below you can find some really helpful resources, all presented as easy-to-read checklists, infographics, and printable cheat sheets for your advantage. Enjoy this compilation and don’t forget to bookmark this page for quick access to this exhaustive cheat sheet list. Landscape_photography_tips_photography_cheat_sheet.jpg (JPEG Image, 610 × 1712 pixels) - Scaled (58%)

Photography-rules.jpg (JPEG Image, 550 × 838 pixels) Free portrait photography cropping guide. Portrait photography is challenging for a whole host of reasons.

Free portrait photography cropping guide

Getting your portrait right in-camera is only half the battle. Knowing how to edit your portraits can be quite difficult when it comes to cropping a photo. Cropping in an awkward position on your subject can end up ruining a perfectly good shot. In the latest of our photography cheat sheet series of free infographics, we’ve put together this easy guide for understanding some of the best places to crop a subject in a portrait, and some of the places where you should not.

‘Yes’ areas are marked in green, while ‘bad’ locations are marked in red. Depth_of_field_photography_cheat_sheet1.jpg (JPEG Image, 900 × 1202 pixels) - Scaled (83%) Histogram_photography_cheat_sheet.jpg (JPEG Image, 1200 × 836 pixels) - Scaled (85%) Photography_tips_natural_lighting_CBZ59.light-31.jpg (JPEG Image, 610 × 922 pixels) Shutter_speed_photography_cheat_sheet.jpg (JPEG Image, 1000 × 1324 pixels) - Scaled (75%)