Camera lens vs human eye: free photography cheat sheet

Camera lens vs human eye: free photography cheat sheet

What are the differences between the human eye and the lens on your camera? This cheat sheet compiled by Clifton Cameras makes an in-depth camera lens vs human eye comparison to examine what each is made of, how they function, what the differences are and, most importantly, what this means for you as a photographer! Click… Continue reading

Who owns a photo once it’s put online: free cheat sheet to understanding copyright

Who owns a photo once it's put online: free cheat sheet to understanding copyright

Who actually owns a photo once you upload it to the internet? This fantastic photography cheat sheet compiled by Clifton Cameras answers some of the key questions about copyright for photographers. From cases like David Slater’s famed monkey self-portrait to social media ownership to how to protect your photos online, this handy infographic should set… Continue reading

7 landscape photography cheat sheets that will save your images

7 landscape photography cheat sheets that will save your images

Creating a striking landscape image requires good light, strong composition, a perfect exposure and a whole lot of patience. You need all the help you can get! And in this post we’ve put together 7 of our most popular landscape photography cheat sheets that will guide you through the most difficult environments, conditions and other challenges you are surely to face.

Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

Angle of view: how to choose the right focal length to frame your image

When framing a photograph, it’s not just the focal length that matters. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to choose the optimum angle of view for your scene, as well as explain how to choose the right lenses and the difference between angle of view vs field of view.

Hyperfocal focusing: how to calculate the best distance to focus at

Hyperfocal focusing: how to calculate the best distance to focus at

Knowing how to calculate hyperfocal distance isn’t actually as complex as its technical name implies, but mastering this important photography technique can make all the difference to your photography. Here we answer all of the common questions photographers have about hyperfocal focusing.

What is maximum aperture? Which lenses go widest (and why it matters)

What is maximum aperture? Which lenses go widest (and why it matters)

What is maximum aperture? It’s a question we often hear from new photographers who are getting to grips with their lenses or trying to understand depth of field. In this guide we explain what it means to set the maximum aperture, which lenses go widest and what you actually gain in terms of your images.

3 camera lessons every new photographer should learn (free cheat sheet)

3 camera lessons every new photographer should learn (free cheat sheet)

If you’ve just bought your first camera, you’re probably finding a bit of a learning curve in getting up to speed with all of its bells and whistles. Before you get you get started, there are three fundamental concepts you need to understand: how your camera’s shutter speed scale works; how focal length affects your composition; and how your aperture controls what’s sharp.