Open battery cover and insert batteries. Also insert a memory card in the appropriate slot. Not all memory formats are the same for one camera.
Turn camera on. Set up the date and time. Camera will be set in automatic mode.
Select from high, medium or low for photo quality. The higher the quality the faster the camera will drain the battery. Be sure to use flash for indoor photos.
Hold the capture button slightly. This will let the camera figure out the correct F-stop and light reading.
Take the camera adjust the aperture on the lens and focus your subject in the LCD screen on the back.