I have a really good camera that I bought a few years ago. It was one of those purchases, that I thought if I had a good camera, that I would take some cool, artsy pictures of the kids, or the sunsets and beaches. But what I found was that I was primarily using the automatic setting and my pictures didn’t look any better than what I could do with my cellphone. Like anything, having the tool wasn’t enough, I needed to learn how to get the most out of my camera with lessons and practice. Here are 9 tips for you on how to go from a newbie to a pro.