1. View one of Gregory Crewdson's staged, incredibly lit photographs:
Victoria & Albert Museum
One of my favorites is Woman in Pool (Twilight).
2. Write a thousand word story or a poem that includes only elements seen in the photo and using the point of view established by the camera. For example, if the camera is outside a window from a middle distance use either a first person narrator who is outside the window or use a third person narrator with a middling psychic distance. (psychic distance is essentially how close or how far the reader feels from the action). Try to find a way to capture what he does with lights in language.