Fill the frame.
Be sure to tell the story you want to tell.
Get down with your bad self.
Life can look radically different, depending on your perspective.
Tilt the camera.
The camera manufacturer only put the buttons on top of the camera for convenience.
Despite the topsy turvy world we live in, lines are everywhere -- and your eyes love them. Plus they're great for pointing right at the subject of your story.
Imagine a tic-tac-toe grid over your view finder, and place the subject along the lines, for a more lively image.