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!

Forgotten

Photo by contributor SJ, a 28-year-old woman who has been diagnosed with OCD, PTSD and psychosis. Photography has given her focus, purpose, and an outlet to express the feelings that she finds … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 9 Comments

Ambiguity

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, creating art, and her cat … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · 6 Comments

Wooded Path

Photo taken by contributor Lori Goodwin who has suffered most of her life with Complex PTSD, anxiety, and depression. She has had many people in her family also struggle with mental health … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 6 Comments

Shattered

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

September 16, 2014 · 5 Comments

Finding Beauty In The Little Things

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

September 1, 2014 · 6 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

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 · 14 Comments

Trying To Connect

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who has battled depression, major anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder and dissociative disorder. About this photo: “When I saw this tree, it spoke to me … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 9 Comments

Distorted Reality

Please welcome first-time contributor SJ, a 28-year-old woman who has been diagnosed with OCD, PTSD and psychosis. Photography has given her a focus, and an outlet to express the feelings that … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sinking Slowly

Photo taken by first-time contributor Thomas Slatin, a man in his thirties who is an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse.  He was first diagnosed with major depressive disorder and PTSD at … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

Behind This Door

Photo taken by contributor Lori Goodwin who has fought a lifelong battle with severe anxiety, depression, OCD, and PTSD. She has had many people in her family also struggle with mental health … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 12 Comments

Free Falling During a Solar Eclipse

Please say hello to first-time contributor j Paul, a 37-year-old man who has suffered from PTSD and severe depression from a young age. j began parachuting at age 21. A life-changing experience led him to become a free fall … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 14 Comments

My Guiding Light

Photo taken by contributor Lori Goodwin who has fought a lifelong battle with severe anxiety, depression, OCD, and PTSD. She has had many people in her family also struggle with … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 9 Comments

Native Alaskan Culture

Photo taken by contributor Aaron Fisk, a 32-year-old Combat Infantryman from Anchorage, Alaska. He has been managing PTSD for 10 years using photography and cinematography. Getting out into the wilderness also helps him put … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 3 Comments
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