Broken Light: A Photography Collective

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Overwhelmed and Trapped

Photo taken by contributor Samantha Pugsley, a 24-year-old conceptual fine art photographer from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This was right … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · 10 Comments

Amidst the Storm

Photo taken by contributor Lakesh, a 36-year-old woman currently serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her first experience with depression came through a relationship. It was filled with ups and downs, … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · 9 Comments

Body Dysmorphia

Photo taken by contributor Samantha Pugsley, a 24-year-old conceptual fine art photographer from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This was right … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · 14 Comments

Connection to the Past

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “I am a sentimental old fellow. I … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · 6 Comments

Nearly Demolished

Photo taken by contributor Joshua R Beharry, a 26-year-old man from Vancouver who suffers from depression. Since early 2011, he has made volunteering and advocating for mental health a primary focus of his … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 3 Comments

Blinding Anxiety

Photo taken by contributor Samantha Pugsley, a 24-year-old conceptual fine art photographer from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This was right … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 10 Comments

Childhood Lost

Photo taken by contributor Samantha Pugsley, a 24-year-old conceptual fine art photographer from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This was right … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Even in the Worst Places there is Hope

Photo taken by contributor Samantha Pugsley, a 24-year-old conceptual fine art photographer from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This was right … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · 13 Comments

Let it Rain

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “‘The best thing one can do … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · 11 Comments

Overcoming Anxiety

Photo taken by contributor Samantha Pugsley, a 24-year-old conceptual fine art photographer from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This was right … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · 14 Comments

Rainy Day Anxiety

Photos taken by first-time contributor Samantha Pugsley, a 24-year-old conceptual fine art photographer from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This was … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 10 Comments

Out of Focus

Photo taken by Katia, a 23-year-old woman who lives in the Ruhr Area of Germany. She was diagnosed with somatoform disorder and panic disorder with a phase of anxiety in … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 5 Comments

Solitary

Photo taken by a woman with severe clinical depression, as well as anxiety and panic attacks. She loves taking photos as an outlet, and since she has not been able … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 8 Comments

We All Could Use A Hug

Photo taken by a mother who primarily struggles with depression, but also deals with increasing social anxiety and panic attacks. About this photo: “My depression has left me homebound majority … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 13 Comments
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