Make more of your pictures! Even if the fully-automatic function in a good digital camera does prevent almost anything from going wrong, some few tricks can make your photos more exciting, more lively and more interesting.
Thanks to the zoom function, you can move close to any subject at all.

Just remember the following: the more you zoom in on something, the less background detail in the photo. In the example shown, it is precisely this that constitutes the charm of the picture.
Tips & Tricks