“this sea of my longing“ “call the navy back for i have created a new ocean from the tears i shed waiting on your return surrounded by this sea of my longing perhaps it will carry you home to me”   Soon my husband will be on deployment again and lately i have been thinking about the loneliness that comes during it. i love him so much and knowing there will be months without him always hurts to think about… Read more »

“when wishes fall into place” So here we are. MY BIGGEST ANNOUNCEMENT YET! I am PREGNANT! After three years of trying and trying, of NOTHING happening, after one miscarriage, countless tears and heartache, of shying away from anyone who had a growing belly, after being told to stop trying so I can focus on treating my depression it finally came to be. At first I was in shock. (and may still be) Then I just knew it wouldn’t last. But… Read more »

“facing the sea of possibilities” from the journey series here is a new image in the journey series titled, “facing the sea of possibilities.” i am so excited for this piece! for those that have been following along, i have been making changes and coming out of my dark place. there are set backs of course but i am beginning to feel alive again with possibilities and more hope then i had in a long time. i am hyper with… Read more »

the journey series, robins spalding photography

“finding the light again” from the journey series the path gets steep, and hard to follow. its hard to breath and keep moving. she sees the light again but it is so far away and so high. she must keep going on but the weight of things makes her heavy. makes her slow down and each step is a struggle to continue. how easy it would be to lay down here and sleep forever. but time is still moving so… Read more »

So I recently got on facebook and asked people to ask me anything and you all asked me some amazing questions! so here it is, enjoy! What emotions do you go through when doing a project? oh wow let me think…it depends. Usually when I edit I am pretty giddy and hyper because it makes me happy to work on photography. When I use a model, I am pretty hyper and excited because seriously photography makes me truly and completely happy. I… Read more »

handy andy pandy photography

54/365 “my creative process” like many of you, i love following tons of photographers. sometimes, i even get to start a friendship with photographers whose work i love to follow which is extremely awesome! so i decided to interview a few of these amazing people to slightly crack their minds open and peek inside their creative madness. for my first interview i, of course, had to go bother the incredibly funny and extremely talented handy andy pandy of handy andy pandy… Read more »

“she will light up the world” about a year and a half ago, i tuned into creative live and watched brooke shaden. i had fallen in love with her work and never thought i could even attempt anything like it. her class literally changed my life. she was sooo genuine, inspiring and open i learned not just techniques to do conceptual art but she lit a fire of creativity inside me that became front and center and took over my thoughts…. Read more »

“in the dark a light appears” where do i begin? something fantastic, amazing, unbelievable and life changing has happened! we all know i am a bit obsessed with the photographer brooke shaden. not only is she a phenomenal awe-inspiring photographer but it was HER creative live class last year that got me to create art photography again. (since i stopped after college.) it didn’t end there, her posts are soo incredibly humble, motivational, encouraging and inspiring that they helped me keep… Read more »

“lost my way and i can’t get back” she always had suffered a little from depression and anxiety from time to time since she was a kid. but she could always bounce out. she could be happy. somehow in the past few years she has fallen deeply into this hole and didn’t realize how far she fallen. depression/anxiety is a weird thing. those who do not have it can not really understand it. this current of negative thoughts and worry… Read more »

i warn you now, i hate capital letters, i am not a good writer and i ramble. this is going to be raw and emotional as i am right now in this moment. i am not holding back. so. today. yeah. you know i decided to put the whole worrying about getting pregnant on hold till we get to san diego sometime later this year. why? because this horrible little area i am in has barely any resources, an ob-gyn… Read more »