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    I was up all night last night (literally, I went to sleep at 10 am) doing this. I really was in need of an artistic outlet. I feel like my whole life is the business-Tristan-business-Tristan-business-Tristan; my spare time is filled with keeping Andrew happy and trying to run the household. I can never keep up with everything! It makes me really tense sometimes.

    This was inspired by a girl I used to know who I just found out has a kid, a two year old kid, as in, she managed to keep it so DL that I just found out. She was always the most perfect person I ever knew. It is blowing my mind that she has a baby, out of wedlock (I am assuming). I mean, as far as christians go (we both are), she made me look like a total douchebag in comparison (my opinion, not hers).

    Anyway, having a surprise accidentally OH SH*T pregnancy myself, I was just thinking about how no pregnancy is a choice. You can try to get pregnant, or you can try not to, but the single act of conception that determines an entire life is never chosen by either party. I don't understand why God made it like that.

    Also, when it happens, it totally knocks you on your ass.

    square format/editing techniques inspired by Brooke Shaden: www.brookeshaden.com. This chick blows my mind. Also she's a south eastern PA native :)

    Strobist: sb 600 in reflector umbrella @ 1/2 camera left & high up, sb 800 in white shoot thru umbrella @ 1/1 (I think) camera right waist level

    photon tamer, Sinu S Kumar, {Betty}, and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. photon tamer 45 months ago | reply

      I really love this, Sarah! Seems you have ventilated all your artistic energy in this photo, which you held back for some time.
      Awesome - can't stop looking.

    2. LumixLab 45 months ago | reply

      yes, it's awesome!

    3. alternativeview1 45 months ago | reply

      Very fun shot. Love the playfulness of this image.

    4. yunki 41 months ago | reply

      excellent shot!

    5. Sarah.Roberts/Elle.Imaging 36 months ago | reply

      thanks everyone for the awesome comments!! If you like my work, please check out and "like" my facebook page: www.facebook.com/elleimaging. If I can get 227 fans by April 1st, I will get $100 free marketing $$ from facebook! nothing I love more than free marketing... well, maybe photography :P

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