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!

Anorexia: Pain and Stigma

Photo by contributor Toby Upson, an 18-year-old man from England. Last year, Toby was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. His condition was so severe that at one point he was rushed to a hospital where he … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 11 Comments

Chasing Perfection

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Toby Upson, an 18-year-old man from England. Last year, Toby was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. His condition was so severe that at one point he was … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

Troll Portraits

Photos taken by first-time contributor Katie Metcalfe, a 26-year-old freelance writer, editor, poet and crafter living in the North East of England, with hopes to move to Norway within the next few … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 8 Comments

Lucid Dreaming

  Photos taken by contributor Hayley, a photography and new media student who has suffered from anorexia and anxiety. Her passions include adventure, traveling, music, art, and the outdoors. About these … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 8 Comments

Dissociation

Photo taken by Hayley, a photography and new media student who has suffered from anorexia and anxiety. Her passions include adventure, traveling, music, art, and the outdoors. About this photo: “Dissociation describes … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · 6 Comments

Identity

Photo taken by Hayley, a photography and new media student who was afflicted with anorexia and anxiety as a teenager. Her passions include adventure, traveling, music, art, and the outdoors. … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Moving On

Photo taken by Natalia from Boston, Massachusetts. She is 17 years old, and recovering from anorexia nervosa. About this photo: These walls only remind me of the feelings of negativity, anxiousness, loneliness, … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · 9 Comments

My Memory is Fading

Photo taken by Natalia from Boston, MA. She is 17 years old, and recovering from anorexia nervosa. About this photo: Looking back on these old Polaroids, snapshots over the past couple of years, … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mix CD: Colors of Life

Photo by Natalia from Boston, MA. She is 17 years old, and recovering from anorexia nervosa. About this photo: A big part of my recovery has been making art through various … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · 3 Comments
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