Another application note from Texas Instruments about ambient light sensors and how to effectively use them. Link here (PDF)
Generally, when someone thinks of trying to design a system with an ambient light sensor there are four main concerns or problems that need to be addressed. The most important features of an ambient light sensor are spectral response, power, size, and range of lux measurement.
from Dangerous Prototypes https://ift.tt/2sW4QCX