Floating with the tide of military life

Story highlights

  • Photographer Deb Schwedhelm photographed her three kids and their friends in her series "From the Sea"
  • As a military family, the photographer and her family typically relocate every two years
  • Schwedhelm relates her family's constant travel and relocation to the changing tides of the sea

(CNN)Darkness and light -- two polarities seeking balance.

Water harvests both of these dueling states. Dive deep and you will plunge toward ever-fading light. At its surface, water exposes and reflects that light.
For photographer Deb Schwedhelm this series represents finding light over 22 years in the military system, with constant travel and relocation. Through a life that doesn't allow for putting down roots, one must float with the ti