Broken Light: A Photography Collective

We are photographers living with or affected by mental illness; supporting each other one photograph at a time. Join our community, submit today!

Longing

Photo taken by Tiger Lillies, a 48 year old single woman who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, all while raising her 2 young grandchildren, 4 and 5 years … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

“Blue” Can be Beautiful; Iran

Photo taken by Caroline, 49 years old from Market Harborough, UK. She has a 17 year old son, and is married to an Iranian. She works full-time and travels a … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

Fighting the Blues

Photo taken by Lauren, a mother of one living in England who suffers from situational depression. While her depression has been under control more or less for the past decade, … Continue reading

July 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Rebirth of Life

Photo taken by Thirdeyemom, who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia and hallucinations. Thankfully with … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · 5 Comments

Purple

Photo taken by a mom with severe depression, anxiety, and occasional panic attacks. She lives with her husband and daughter outside of New York City. About this photo: My daughter … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 15 Comments

Freedom from Struggles

Photo taken by a woman who is afflicted with a severe mood disorder, chronic depression and anxiety. About this photo: I was on a family vacation to the beach recently. … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · 4 Comments

Childhood Lost

Photo taken by Ruth Mower, a 54 year old woman living in Arizona. She graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography several years ago.  During her time as … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

By the Light of a Flashlight

Photo taken by Sarah M, who is a 14 year old girl from Washington State. She has lived for several years with anxiety and some crippling fears. She has recently recovered … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Crater Lake, Oregon, Sunset

Photo taken by Mitch Elder, who served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years and left 18 cm of his intestines on foreign soil. He has chronic depression, anxiety, and … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

Prison of Solitude

Photo taken by Cindy Darkheart, a 50 year old woman from Texas, who has been living with depression for 36 years. About this photo: At times I have difficulty being … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · 3 Comments

Dark Days

Photo taken by Lala, a 32 year old woman living in Washington, DC, who battles severe depression, crippling anxiety and panic disorder, a mood disorder, and the list could go on. … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · 4 Comments

Inside 2 aka Before She was She

Photo taken by a photographer with chronic depression. She uses photography as a tool in her healing. She has been having trouble with the logistics of running a photography business, … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · 13 Comments

Inside aka What’s for Dinner?

Photo taken by a woman in her 30s who struggles with severe depression, anxiety, and at times agoraphobia, which keeps her inside much of the time. Her dog has been … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · 25 Comments

Glass Overfloweth

Photo taken by Tiger Lillies, a 48 year old single woman who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, all while raising her 2 young grandchildren, 4 and 5 years … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · 5 Comments
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