Recently I won an ebook from this giveaway.
I have been a bit terrified of switching to the manual mode on my camera because I don't know what I am doing. I do know that I just have the "kit" lens, and I still have a lot to learn, but today was my first day. I said No to auto. I just did what Kristen suggests. I took a couple of pictures and didn't worry what they looked like, but rather just played with my settings. Here are some of the pictures. We had a bit of a rough potty training day, so we stayed indoors near the window instead of finding open shade outside.
These are two straight out of camera from AUTO:
And here are two straight out of camera on MANUAL:
These reflect more of a true coloring of what she was looking like. I still have lots to learn, but it was fun experimenting today.