How to take sharp pictures

Why are images soft, how can i improve them.

Many people new to digital move too quickly after taking a photo. I usually tell people I teach to count , 1-2. After depressing the shutter button. Often clears up many peoples photos. You can also try bracing the camera against things around you to stop small. Movements as you depress the shutter. Sometimes a walking stick to rest the camera on the top of as you take a photo helps.