Photography cheat sheet helps you take better photos

Illustration shows the back of a camera with Auto White Balance selected

You might have the best camera possible, but if you can't use it to its full potential, it isn't much good. Feeling confident enough to photograph your print projects or other designs to a standard that will do them justice in your portfolio – or photograph things while you're out and about to add to your collection of assets – is a skill that many creatives can benefit from.

Enter the Manual Photography Cheat Sheet – Reloaded, an infographic from The London School of Photography designed to help novice photographers explore the manual settings in their DSLR with confidence. So if you’ve always wondered what aperture means or how to stop your photos appearing grainy, scroll down to see the full infographic, and check out the useful tips shared.

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Ella is a writer/sub-editor on creative and photography titles. She tried teaching for a while, but her immune system couldn't cope!