Ok, so after holding out for a very long time I finally purchased a digital camera (Canon A620). Now I'm pretty new to this whole photography thing, so my test photos so far have been almost uniformly bad.
Does anyone know of a free online guide that walks a newbie like me through the basics of aperture sizes, shutter speeds, etc?
Alternatively, is there perhaps a good book that's worth purchasing?
I'd hate to keep shooting on Auto my whole life.