Christine Spring is a business professional and committed amateur photographer and writer. Her education includes engineering and business degrees, and a professional career in the aviation industry. In 2009, she chose to take a sabbatical to develop her photography skills. She studied at the Spéos Institute of Photography in Paris, which led to her writing and self-publishing Chasing Shadows - A Parisian Affair. Since then, she has undertaken a number of projects that combine her photography and writing skills - with the focus of the process being connection, collaboration, honesty and fun. In 2013, her book Liberating Self: A Soul's Journey was published with Beatnik. Christine's second book, HOPE: In the Hands of Fatima, was published in 2016. It is a photographic documentation of the everyday people living the harsh reality that is the Syrian Refugee Crisis.