CHRIS CORRADINO, DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOOL:
"If your photos aren’t turning out the way you expect them to, new gear is not necessarily the answer. In fact, chances are you are making one of these seven common mistakes. Don’t be discouraged though; just as a musician needs time to refine their skills, so does a photographer. Once you recognize where the problem lies, it’s easy to make adjustments and achieve better results the next time out."
Read here, to avoid these mistakes.