Step Two: Take a picture right by the window.
Step Three: Step away from the window.
Step Four: Take a picture as far away from the window as you can.
Step Five: Angst about being too pale.
Step Six: Read a book, preferably about pale people, to make yourself feel better.
Bonus Step: Wonder what the heck is up with your hair.
In conclusion, we can have a pale people club together, Julia. :) Don't fret. It's part of the job. We ARE writers after all. Since when did the outdoors have anything to do with us?