~ Read the manual that came with the camera and use the modes and features as you read about them.
~ Watch YouTube tutorials specific to your camera.
~ Learn how to turn the camera off (lightning bolt icon) and rely on natural light.
~ Learn about ISO – when shooting in low light, instead of using the flash, raise the ISO.
~ Always hold the camera steady and take your time.
~ Have fun and apply photography to the other things (and people) you love.