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. Note, you need to click on screenshots below in order to view the full cheat sheet since most images were cropped for proper fit.

Photography Tech and Creative Process

Learn the basics every photographer must know and save some useful tips and camera settings for quick reference. Click the links to see the original article and source.

#1 Photography 101 – Cheat Sheet and Camera Basics

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#2 Shutter, Aperture, ISO Explained

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#3 10 Must-have wedding shots for every bride

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#4 Portrait Lighting Examples

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#5 Focal Lengths Cheat Sheet (click to see the whole article and cheat sheet)

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#6 Capturing Perfect Wedding Photos

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#7 Manual Photography Cheat Sheet

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#8 Landscape Photography Tips

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#9 Depth of field: Quick Memory Cheat Sheet

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#10 Food Photography Guide

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#11 Photography Basics: Metering and Exposure

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#12 Low Light Photography Tips

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Snapsort’s Low Light Photography Infographic – See more at: http://snapsort.com/blog/2011/04/05/low-light-photograph/#sthash.Sqx4QMsQ.dpuf

#13 Free Printable: Backlight and Sunlight

Backlight and Sunlight Cheat Sheet www.lightroompresets.com

#14 Guide to Manual Mode Magic

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#15 What is a macro lens? Magnification and minimum focus distance explained

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Any useful resource I missed? Share your suggestions in the comments!

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Julia May is a beginner photographer striving to blend her marketing experience and creativity to succeed in the photographic field.

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