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!

Alone

Photo by contributor Roshni Ravi, a 24-year-old mental health professional based in Bangalore, India. She is interested in the exploration of existential ideas of hope, happiness, meaning, presence and being in therapeutic practice. Roshni also lives with … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 8 Comments

OCD

Photo taken by contributor J, a teenager from Sanford, Florida. J has lived with OCD for the past two years. Sometimes she’s felt in control, while other times it has ruled … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

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

Scarlet Fever

Please say hello to first-time contributor Roshni Ravi, a 24-year-old mental health professional based in Bangalore, India. She is interested in the exploration of existential ideas of hope, happiness, meaning, presence and being in therapeutic practice. Roshni … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 7 Comments

Misty Morning

Please say hello to first-time contributor Matt Floyd, a 40-year-old man based in West Sussex, England. Matt is recovering from depression after a series of losses and dealing with past traumas all came … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 14 Comments

Bridge To Sobriety

Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a man from Staten Island, NY who has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years. After struggling with an alcohol problem for over two decades, … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Summer Anxiety

Photo taken in Margate, NJ, by a contributor who has suffered from anxiety and panic disorder for at least a dozen years, as well as periods of depression. It has affected her home life, … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 10 Comments

Before The Storm

Photo taken by contributor Clare in NYC, a woman who has been diagnosed with Bipolar II and Borderline Personality Disorder, among other things. Photography is an outlet and coping tool … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 4 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

Shipwrecked

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

July 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Unfortunate

Photo taken by contributor Craig A. Miller, a 37-year-old author, speaker, photographer, and suicide attempt survivor from Boston. For many years he struggled with OCD, extreme anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts. … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 5 Comments

Bipolar

Photo taken by contributor Kait Mauro, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native in her twenties who has lived all over the country. Kait’s primary diagnosis recently changed from Major Depression to Bipolar Disorder. … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

Broken Light Exhibit

This photograph was taken last night at the opening reception for Broken Light Collective’s first live exhibit, “From Darkness to Light.” It was held at Fountain Gallery, the premier venue … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 20 Comments
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