Light as Subject
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Requirements -
CONTACT SHEETS:
if using 35 mm - At Least 100 images on Contact sheets
If using 2 1/4 - at least 3 rolls
if using 4x5 - 20 sheets
If using digital 150 frames

At LEAST 7 FINAL Prints. PRESENTATION matters.

Seek out unusual light and lighting situations. DO NOT SET them up, use them as seen. Observe the world around you and notice when the light does interesting things. Notice where and when certain lighting phenomena occur and revisit them the next day or next time you expect it to occur. Use light as your subject matter. Try to "personify" light.

BRACKET LIKE crazy. This is will yield unpredictable results at best. Your best metering techniques and

Some Ideas: Not requirements
intentionally seek out lens flare
try Light painting (try those LED flashlights)
Silhouette
Remove your lens hood

Use this as an opportunity to experiment with cusotm processing such as overexposure combined with underdevelopment
REad Szarkowski's, J., Mirrors and Windows: American Photography since 1960 (1978)