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!

Awaken

Photo 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

August 17, 2014 · 16 Comments

War Flower

Please say hello to first-time contributor Bridget Walsh-Stone, a woman who was diagnosed with Bipolar I and Panic Disorder over 12 years ago. She sees a psychiatrist regularly and takes meds daily. … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · 7 Comments

New Beginnings

Photo taken by a contributor in Long Beach Island. She is a writer in her thirties who falls on the bipolar spectrum, and to a lesser extent OCD, BPD, ADD … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 9 Comments

Why?

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with depression, anxiety, PTSD, dissociative disorder and a myriad of other issues that haunt her. She enjoys writing and art, and escapes reality … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

One More Flies Away

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “Rest in peace my fellow flyer, no more black … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 9 Comments

The Soul In The Strings

Please welcome first-time contributor David Ocampo, a 21-year-old graphic designer, musician and photographer from Mexico. David began feeling depressed at a young age. He has survived two suicide attempts, and continues to battle depression. The only … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

Untitled

Photo taken by contributor Shelby Hall, a 22-year-old mother from Dallas, Texas. Before her boys were born, she had a difficult relationship with her now fiancé, in part due to his struggles with … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Gods and Monsters

Please say hello to first-time contributor Mike Cullen, a photographer based in Brooklyn, NY, who specializes in abstract and impressionistic landscapes. After a few decades of working in the photo industry, Mike … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 6 Comments

Taking Off

Please offer a warm welcome to first-time contributor Jake, a man from British Columbia who started experiencing depression when he was a little boy and was officially diagnosed at age ten. When … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 10 Comments

Texture and Tenacity

Photo taken by contributor Captivating Bitter, a woman in her thirties who has struggled with anxiety and depression for most of her life. She has survived emotional abuse, sexual abuse and … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 10 Comments

Opening The Door On Mental Illness

Photo taken by contributor Jacque who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and ADHD. She is a graphic designer, wife, and mother to two boys. She is learning to draw from God’s strength … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 6 Comments

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
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