About Rina

Self Portrait

Marina Davies is a writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest. At the age of twenty-one, she was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome and menorrhagia, then became permanently disabled three years later when she injured her leg and pelvis. She began journaling in 2007 to combat the severe depression accompanying her disability, and soon discovered that recording her experiences enabled her to make peace with her limitations.

On her better days, Rina loves exploring ghost towns and forgotten rural roads, and can most often be found with camera and pen in hand to capture anything that speaks to her heart.