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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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CAPTURING CONNECTION ON MOTHER’S DAY

Mother’s Day should be a day spent honouring the women who brought us into the world. That’s a pretty big deal, right? So, if you are looking to surprise your Mum (or wife) on this special day, why not try a little bit of Mother’s Day photography. It’s a great way to spend time with…

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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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PREPARING YOURSELF FOR A PHOTOSHOOT

When you invest in a photoshoot, your expectations can be quite high for the professional photographer you hire to make you look good. While they do most of that work behind the lens, there are also ways you can prepare to get the best possible results. Besides, coming to the shoot ready will help you…

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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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THE IMPORTANCE OF ONLINE PROFILE PHOTOS

Benjamin Reid

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the way that people work, and online interactions have become a vital mode of communication.   As a result, your online image has become more important than ever. Here is why: People with updated, professional and consistent profile pictures seem more organised. Today a social media profile…

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CAPTURING THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS

Lisa Reid Photography Cayman Christmas

Taking family photos might be one of the most dreaded holiday tasks, but they turn out much better if you make it a little more fun. Here are some tips on how to create better holiday photos.   Forget the poses Don’t try to create a Christmas card photo, but instead think about capturing genuine…

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CREATING MOOD IN YOUR IMAGES

Capturing a mood in your images is all about creating the feeling of being there, of taking the viewer to the location of the photo and imparting the feeling you had when the shot was taken. There are distinct elements and techniques that can be used to create mood depending on your genre of photography:…

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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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