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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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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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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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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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YOUR SIMPLE & EASY SMARTPHONE GUIDE TO NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

Grand Cayman Newborn Photographer

In this difficult time of social distancing, sadly many new moms and dads here in Grand Cayman are missing out on their newborn shoots. This is why I decided to put this quick and simple guide together to help you snap some of those precious newborn memories with your smartphone…   01 I Timing  Before…

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PRESERVING CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

LISA REID PHOTOGRAPHY

It’s December and we all know how quickly those last few weeks before the festive season fly by, so it’s time to get prepared, which includes your Christmas photography! Here are a couple of tips on how to perfectly capture the memories of your family’s festive season whether you are staying on island or visiting…

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