Let's face it: Most of the photos populating the amateur shutterbug's camera are, shall we say, less than ready for a gallery viewing. There are the dim ones, the washed out ones, and even the ones with a thumb over the lens. Don't forget our old favorites either: The open mouth, the pinched face and the demonic red-eye. But the good news is that it doesn't have to be that way forever. In fact, if you follow just a few simple tips, you can soon be shooting the type of photos guaranteed to put a smile on any viewer's face. Here are ten easy, everyday hints to help you get started snapping like the pros..