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!

Confidence in a Pill

Photo taken by Katie Mc Dougall, a student photographer in Ireland who has suffered from Social Anxiety since she was 15. She was diagnosed almost 4 years ago and has been on medication … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 8 Comments

Darkest Days (Challenge: Sun)

Photo taken by a woman with long term insomnia and depression. About this photo: For me, when depression hits, I often feel like day is night and night is day. … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · 10 Comments

Window on Addiction

Photo taken by Abby from the Bay Area of California, who suffers from Bipolar II. More about her here. About this photo: Substance use and abuse travel side-by-side with my mental health issues. … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 3 Comments

Many Rivers to Cross

Photo taken by Jim Work, who has struggled with depression for much of his life. It was taken at the beaver pond near Rio Grande Campground in Big Bend National Park, Texas. … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · 9 Comments

Two Subjects

Sometimes I don’t know what is me, and what is the pills. What is depression and what is medication zoning me out. Is this two subjects or really just one? **Seeking … Continue reading

April 13, 2012 · 29 Comments

Layers of Life; Psychiatric Hospital

Photo taken by The Quiet Borderline, who suffers from depression, anxiety, and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). This photo was taken in the art room of her psychiatric hospital in Israel. I have … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · 6 Comments

A Beautiful Movement

Photo submitted by Caitlin Boyle. She is the founder of the amazing movement Operation Beautiful. If you have ever seen an inspiring post-it note in a public place, then you have witnessed … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Beneath the Surface

Photo by TMS Therapy Mama: I’m a long time mood disorder sufferer trying to find the way to recovery. Photography and my daughter are my passions. About this photo: Beneath … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

My Light and Hope

Photo by nuttymom-me: Recently I have come to a crossroads in my life, I am 37 years old and have put off taking care of my mental health for years. … Continue reading

March 10, 2012 · 6 Comments

Contrast

When I am depressed, hurting, or in pain, I often want to just fly away. I look out the window and dream of flapping my wings and going to another … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 21 Comments

When faith isn’t enough

Photo taken by: -MarkAnthony- I haven’t been diagnosed nor have I been to a doctor; but this past year has been a difficult one for me.  I’ve hit some rock bottom … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Distorted

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March 2, 2012 · 10 Comments
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