You have decided that you to become a better pictures. This is a great timing. The following advice will get you off on the right foot as you find your photography skills.
Try different settings on the camera such as shutter speeds for finding what works for a specific situation. Photography lets you capture a split-second moment or show motion over time by adjusting shutter speed. Using a faster shutter speed will let you catch objects while they are in motion, while the slower speed can help you get those natural scenes.