Please try to avoid these common errors, as they make your photographs much less useful.
Click on the right of the main image to step through the errors.
The camera has automatically exposed the sky correctly, leaving the building much too dark. If your camera has exposure adjustment, increase the exposure by about one stop and try again. If not, take the picture from another angle and try to keep the amount of sky to a minimum.
Overexposure like this is not very common on modern cameras. If you see it, check your camera settings. You may have exposure compensation set incorrectly.
Check what your camera is focusing on
Here, the camera autofocus has latched on to the lamp, rather than the building.