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CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF SUMMER

We are fortunate that in the Cayman Islands we basically experience summer all year around. However, whether you are taking the leap and travelling abroad or you are staycationing at home, there is a special feeling about the summer holidays that we can’t deny. Traditions, new adventures, warm weather, longer nights, delicious food and simply…

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GETTING DAD IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA

In June it is Father’s Day, so here are some tips to capture some special moments with or for dad.    Dads have a long-standing reputation for loathing the photography experience. But why? From my experience they either have residual trauma from their family photos when they were kids or they simply feel shy, awkward,…

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EDITING FOR BETTER SMARTPHONE PHOTOS

Today’s smartphone cameras are so advanced that it’s like having a mini professional camera in your pocket. With the right editing techniques, you can get even more out of your snaps. You can download third-party editing apps like Snapseed or VSCO, or just use your phone’s basic editing app exclusively — in most instances, it…

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1st BIRTHDAY PHOTOSHOOT IN GRAND CAYMAN: THE CAKE SMASH ALTERNATIVE

Congratulations Mom & Dad! You made it through the first year of parenthood. Some of the hardest months of being a new parent now lie behind you!   I am so grateful that many of my newborn clients decide to celebrate their little one’s 1st birthday and big milestone with a photoshoot. One of the most…

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5 TIPS TO HELP YOU CAPTURE CANDID FAMILY PHOTOS

With travel restrictions still in place, many Cayman Islands residents will not have the opportunity to be reunited with their families abroad for the holidays. This presents even more reason to take lots of photos and share them with your loved ones across the globe. Here are some tips on taking candid family photos that…

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Pros and Cons of a Sunrise vs. Sunset Photo Session in Grand Cayman

Sunrise at Surfer’s Beach Grand Cayman It is no secret that the right light is what makes a good picture great! When working with natural light (especially for beach photography), the best time to shoot is during the so-called “golden hour”, which is the 45-ish minute window of warm and soft coppery light that occurs…

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CAYMAN LOCKDOWN “PORCHTRAITS”

Lisa Reid Photography

In a time that is dominated by negative news, I wanted to share some positivity! I believe that as photographers we have been given the gift of telling stories. We create images that are beautiful on the surface, but also give a glimpse into what lies beneath. Click HERE to see the published article in…

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PLANNING YOUR CAYMAN ISLANDS ELOPEMENT

Lisa Reid Photography Wedding Photography

Grand Cayman is the ideal place for small, intimate celebrations. The Cayman Islands’ natural beauty makes the perfect backdrop for couples looking to elope to legalise their love or re-commit to each other after several years of marriage. This why Cayman has been featured on many wedding blogs and magazines as one of the most…

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WHAT TO WEAR FOR YOUR MATERNITY PHOTOSHOOT

Lisa Reid Photography Maternity Photography

Congrats Mama! You are growing another human! Time to celebrate you and your bump! Pregnancy is such a special time of your life and for many women, (although you may not feel like it) you are at your most natural, feminine and beautiful self. During your pregnancy, your hair is rich and thicker, your skin…

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