Lisa Cuchara, PhD, Cr. Photog., M. Photog., M. Artist, HonNEC


About Lisa Cuchara

Lisa Cuchara, PhD, Cr. Photog., M. Photog., M. Artist, HonNEC (CT) is very passionate about photography and she enjoys both being behind the lens and in the digital darkroom. She loves to photograph nature but finds many subjects equally intriguing. From birds and flowers to babies and UrbEx/HDR, she appreciates the world around her and embraces the challenge of interpreting what her eyes see and her heart feels via her photographs. Lisa says that photography allows her to pay attention to the details, to be mindful, to slow down and appreciate all of the beauty, details and nuances of everyday life.

Lisa met her husband Tom thru photography, and they are both very active in many local, national, and international photography organizations. They have had many successful gallery exhibitions, their work has been accepted into many juried exhibitions and their images have won awards at the local, state, national, and international levels. Their photographs have appeared in Adirondack Life, Wild Bird, Birder’s World, in calendars and on calendar covers, and on the cover of a fictional paperback novel. Lisa has also had images accepted into the PPA (Professional Photographers Association) loan collection.

Lisa and Tom have published two books with Amherst Media. The first called “Create Fine Art Photographs from Historic Places and Rusty Things” is about their HDR and light painted images. It is available at Amazon and also available at brick and mortar bookstores like Barnes & Noble. Their second book “The Frog Whisperer” is about macro photography, using frogs as subjects. Lisa and Tom have been photographing people professionally for over 16 years and have their own Photography Studio in Hamden, CT. Their portrait philosophy is based on “We do not remember days, we remember Moments.” Lisa and Tom love to teach, inspire and share.

They have presented a wide variety of motivational and instructional programs and workshops (Photoshop, Digital Workflow, HDR, RAW processing, Macro photography, Travel photography) at many photography groups, conventions, and organizations. Check out their photo and editing classes, their photo tours and workshops, and view their photographs at Join their email list to find out about photography classes, tours, and workshops, as well as photo ops, post-processing, creativity, gear, etc.