12 of the Best Cheat Sheets & Infographics for Photographers

photography cheat sheet depth of field

Cheat sheets are a fantastic way to learn something, or refresh your memory, quickly. They’re visually stimulating and fun to read. They’re particularly useful for conveying a lot of information in as few words as possible – take understanding your camera as an example!

We’ve compiled a list of the best cheatsheets, infographics and instructions for you to enjoy. Remember to click each image to see the whole thing, and bookmark this page so you can get back to it!

1. Photography 101 – Cheat Sheet & Camera Basics

Photography exposure cheat sheet

2. What is a macro lens? Magnification and minimum focus distance explained

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3. Guide to Manual Mode Magic

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photography infographic

4. Photography Basics: Metering and Exposure

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photography cheat sheet


5. Manual Photography Cheat Sheet

manual photography cheat sheet

6. Photoshop CS6 Shortcuts

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photoshop shortcuts


7. Low Light Photography Tips

low light photography

8. Using Nikon Metering Modes


9. 3 Ways to Affect Depth of Field

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photography cheat sheet depth of field


10. What is Colour Temperature?

white balance cheat sheet

11. How to Read a Histogram

histogram cheat sheet

12. Nikon vs Canon Shooting Modes

shooting modes


Hopefully you’ve found those cheat sheets and infographics useful – there are some great tips there.


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