1st rule: Rule of thirds, position the subject on the intersections.
2nd rule: Rule of balancing elements, including another object that is less important.
3rd rule: Rule of leading lines, use lines to direct attention to the subject.
4th rule: Rule of viewpoint, the position the photographer takes when taking the picture.
5th rule: Rule of background, the scene that is behind the subject.
6th rule: Rule of symmetry and patterns, you can work with or against symmetry and patterns to either create focal points or tension.
7th rule: Rule of depth, aperture = small + large F number.
8th rule: Rule of framing, using the environment or creating objects to create a frame for your image.
9th rule: Rule of cropping, removing parts of an image you don’t want anymore as they could be distracting or just useless space.
10th rule: Rule of experimentation, experiment with angles, settings and the light.