in Honor of
Robert Capa & Imogen Cunningham
There are no hard and fast rules for how a book should be laid out. But there are generally accepted industry standards that can help us design out book.
Here is a good resource for traditional book composition and layout.
If you have a good selection of photo books on hand, look through them and see how they are deigned. You can learn a lot from them…what works and what does not.