Sledding with the pompom squad

What is it that is so fun about fuzzy pompoms on hats?  Almost every little girl on this snowy hill had on a hat with at least one pom on it.  Let you in on a secret… the photographer had one on her hat too.

When I took this photo it was, obviously, snowing but it was also very overcast and grey.  Upon uploading it into Lightroom I had two (at least) options for editing.  I could’ve left it grey to convey what the weather was like at the time or I could opt to lighten it up a bit.  I chose the later.  I did a bit of exposure lightening but mostly I upped the whites slider until I liked what I got.

Why not just leave it at adjusting the exposure? I found that when I increased the exposure I lost some of the separation between the girls and the trees behind them and I didn’t like that look.  That’s the great thing with non-destructive editing.  You can tweak an image to your hearts content without doing damage to the original.

Questions? Comments? Just want to say hello?

I’m listening – Teri  📷

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Fine art photographer who loves to see and capture the amazing things in this world. Owner of Images by TDashfield photography.
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10 Responses to Sledding with the pompom squad

  1. Sartenada says:

    Thank You for this post. Here is Finnish way:

    Winter fun for children.

    Have a good day!

  2. GP Cox says:

    I don’t know what it is about pom-poms, but if you notice on TV, the NFL wool caps for the players have them!!

  3. Love the contrast of their bright pink jackets to the cold grey and white around them.

  4. Mark Myers says:

    Looks like fun. I saw all kinds of great Pom poms at Disney in the cold last week!

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