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!

Leaf

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Matt Williams from Portsmouth, UK. In his late teens and early twenties he learned that he was living with bipolar disorder. He felt lost … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 16 Comments

Burning Bush; Aurora Borealis

Please welcome first-time contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a 41-year-old health care professional who has battled depression and addiction for most of his life. He … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 10 Comments

Scarlet Fever

Please say hello to first-time contributor Roshni Ravi, a 24-year-old mental health professional based in Bangalore, India. She is interested in the exploration of existential ideas of hope, happiness, meaning, presence and being in therapeutic practice. Roshni … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 7 Comments

Let’s Trash This Place

Photo taken by contributor Craig MacLean, a 49-year-old man living in Ontario, Canada. Craig is a film school graduate. In that program he felt completely in his element, but after graduation he was never … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Who’s Got My Back?

Please offer a warm welcome to first-time contributor Mike Wacht, a 48-year-old man from Orlando, Florida who suffers from Type II Bipolar disorder with frequent bouts of depression and anxiety. Although … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 11 Comments

Misty Morning

Please say hello to first-time contributor Matt Floyd, a 40-year-old man based in West Sussex, England. Matt is recovering from depression after a series of losses and dealing with past traumas all came … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 14 Comments

Through The Swamp

Please welcome first-time contributor Hank Shaw, a man in his sixties from Rochester, NY. Hank lost a brother to undiagnosed mental health problems that resulted in suicide. Members of his extended family have … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 5 Comments

You’re Gonna Rise Again

Photo taken by contributor Teija, a 36-year-old woman from Finland. She suffered from a severe depressive episode at the age of 25, which turned into psychosis, and led to a three … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 12 Comments

Bridge To Sobriety

Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a man from Staten Island, NY who has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years. After struggling with an alcohol problem for over two decades, … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Spider Art

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Janice, a 59-year-old woman who suffered a deep depression after losing her younger brother five years ago. Janice buried her feelings of despair … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 8 Comments

Meditation and Nature

Photo taken by contributor Lori Goodwin who has fought a lifelong battle with PTSD and Bipolar II (both of which were only recently diagnosed). She has had many people in her family … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 13 Comments

Human Color

Photos taken by contributor Brandon Halley, a 20-year-old fine art photography student from St. Louis, Missouri. Brandon suffers from severe anxiety and depression, and is currently in recovery from self-harm. Realizing that … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · 11 Comments

Summer Anxiety

Photo taken in Margate, NJ, by a contributor who has suffered from anxiety and panic disorder for at least a dozen years, as well as periods of depression. It has affected her home life, … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 10 Comments
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