Lisa’s passion for photography was sparked while scuba diving off the coast of Cozumel in 2001. She was a new diver and before she had logged more dives than fingers on one hand, she bought a disposable waterproof film camera and took it on a dive, pushing it to its limit —way past its recommended depth of 15 feet—all the way down to 60. Despite no knowledge of underwater lighting, one picture turned out. That was all it took. She was totally hooked and wanted to know everything possible about photography. When not behind the lens, Lisa can be found riding her motorcycle or sailing in the bay and loving the wind on her cheek.
THROUGH THE VENEER
“Now gently let your breath out and slip beneath the surface. I’ll go under first and be ready for you to join me.” It’s as exciting for me as it is for my subject to be doing an underwater shoot. Plus, an excited body holds air, making it very difficult to sink. So, although it […]
Words & photo by Lisa Graham