Read the manual for help with those little symbols. As you explore, try shooting your subjects with multiple settings to learn which affects you like. Try to photograph something every day. Have fun with your digital camera if you make a mistake it is okay. It will not cost you anything.
Make a list of pictures you’d like to take. For when you don’t have your camera with you, keep a small note pad with you so you can make a list of places you would like to revisit to take pictures. If there is something you like about how the lighting is, make note to…
Have your camera with you all the time You never know when a photo opportunity will come up. You may be able to take advantage of some of those unexpected opportunities.
You don’t need to buy the most expensive camera. You can get nice photos with an inexpensive point and shoot camera. The more photos you take, the more you’ll know about what kind of camera to get when you’re ready to upgrade.