If you are reading this then you have probably come to the realisation that the taking of the image is just ONE part of the photography process.
The OTHER part is post processing your images in an editing program such as Lightroom or Photoshop.
Most photographers will edit their images, even just a bit, because no matter how good a shot is straight out of camera, it can be made to look even better in editing :)
When you start out, it can be hard to know which photography editing program or software you should be using. There is a wide array of programs on the market, but I am going to keep it super simple here and tell you about two - Lightroom and Photoshop Elements.