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

15 of the Best Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers
Everyone loves cheat sheets, and photographers are no exception. 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. Photography Tech and Creative Process

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20+ Cheatsheets & Infographics For Photographers We love cheatsheets as one can refer to them and make quick amendments to better our skills. Since many loved our last compilation of cheatsheet for designers, we’ve decided to compile another set of cheatsheets, this time for photographers. Amateur photographers, and even pros can easily benefit from these cheatsheets as it is a resource for fresh and new ideas. We’ve scoured the Web and have found a wide variety of cheatsheets covering various aspects of photography and catering to the many levels of skills and interest of anyone who calls themselves a photographer. Free portrait photography cropping guide Portrait photography is challenging for a whole host of reasons. 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.

What is a Histogram in Photography? Before you start: download Zoner Photo Studio 17. Histograms are an essential tool for every photographer. They can help you adjust camera settings before you take a shot, or guide your fixes in a photo editor later on. 11 Essential Tips for Shooting a Night Landscape Generally speaking, after the sun goes down, most photographers pack up their gear and head inside. After all, the good light has passed and it’s time to relax after a long day. Admittedly, I’ve been guilty of doing this very thing on many occasions, as the lure of the comfortable couch or easy chair is quite enticing as the daylight fades away. However, with the setting of the sun and the onset of night comes a great opportunity to try some different photographic techniques and to see and make images of our surroundings in a different ‘light’. These 11 tips, given in no particular order, will help you on your way to making some stunning night landscape images.

7 Must Know Tips To Improve Your Portrait Photography Blog “Photography is a passion. I do it because I love it; getting paid for it is simply a bonus. I’m often asked what kind of photography I dedicate myself to. How to set up a camera for the first time: 11 things you need to do first If you’re new to photography or just bought a new camera, you may need a few tips on how to set up a camera for the first time. Our head of testing Angela Nicholson is on hand with all the information you need. SEE MORE: First camera crash course – simple solutions for mastering your new DSLR How to set up a camera: 01 Charge the battery Unless your camera takes AA batteries, the first thing you’ll have to do after opening the box is charge the battery.

Manual Exposure Cheatsheet Manual Exposure Cheatsheet – Master manual photography with your digital SLR. 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! Related

Why a 50mm Lens is your new Best Friend - Digital Photography School You may have heard the term “Nifty Fifty“ before. If you haven’t, it is usually a reference to the Canon 50mm f1.8 lens. But for the purpose of this article I’m going to use it synonymously with any prime 50mm lens. What’s the best “next” lens to buy? First camera crash course: simple solutions to master your new DSLR So you bought your first camera… now what do you do? If you’re struggling with your first steps in DSLR photography, rest assured you’re not alone. And we’re here to help. Whether you’ve just bought your first camera or just need to brush up on your shooting skills, we’ve got an all-in-one guide to getting to grips with your new DSLR. We’ll start off this photographic crash course by explaining – in simple terms – how exposure works, so you can capture perfectly exposed shots every time with your first camera.

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