Always take 2 or 3 shots of your subject from different angles or positions.
As taking digital pictures is essentially free, it’s worth experimenting as much as possible. So if you see something that you think will make a good picture, try taking several pictures of it. Move closer in, or further away. Choose different angles, maybe a lower or higher viewpoint.
This will help you learn more about composition, one of the most important things to learn in photography.