Embrace bright backgrounds. Do not let the autoexposure of the camera darken it down. Autoexposure is not your lord and master.
Explanation of High Key from Klaus Schroiff. See also Winterscapes, Winter Sports.
See also how expert photgraphers portray High
Key 2, White
on White, High
Boy Scout Troop 174, Yorktown, NY. Scouting Photography Pages at http://troop174.info