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!

Reflecting at Sunset

Photo taken in upstate New York by a woman who suffers from major depressive disorder. She is married with one child, and loves to photograph them and anything else she sees … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 13 Comments

Photographic Surreal Impressionism

Photo taken by Taylor J. a 27-year-old contemporary photographic artist located near Nashville, Tennessee. Originally a commercial photographer he became unfulfilled by his work and decided drop everything and pursue a career … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 8 Comments

Fighting Stigma

Photo taken by a woman who suffers from the mental health issues above, including depression, anxiety, and bipolar II. About this photo: “This is a submission for both Broken Light … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 8 Comments

Moroccan Henna

Photo taken by Thirdeyemom, who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia and hallucinations. Thankfully with … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

Starry, Starry Night

Photo taken by Luis Rosado, a Floor Supervisor and Lighting Technician of a film equipment rental house. He has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years, and … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · 5 Comments

Beauty in Imperfection

Photo taken by Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, and … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Silence and Awe

Photo taken by Tiger Lillies, a 48-year-old woman located in Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, all while raising her 2 young grandchildren, 4 and 6 years old. … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 6 Comments

Over the Rainbow

Photo taken by a woman who suffers from major depressive disorder and anxiety. Photography is something she has played with for many years, and now after years of fighting it, she … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · 4 Comments

Gratitude

Photo taken by a 32-year-old woman who suffers from bipolar-related depression and agitation. About this photo: “When I see pumpkins and gourds together like this, it reminds me of family. Not … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · 7 Comments

Reflection

Photo taken by Thirdeyemom, who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia and hallucinations. Thankfully with … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 12 Comments

The Sea Spell

Photo taken by Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, and … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 6 Comments

Weathering Life’s Storms

Photo taken by autisticaplanet, a 33-year-old woman who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog to pass along lifelong lessons … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Light in the Darkness

Photo taken by Luis Rosado, a Floor Supervisor / Lighting Technician of a film equipment rental house. He has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years, and … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · 7 Comments

Determination

Photo taken by a woman who suffers from depression, anxiety, and panic disorder. She is a wife and mother who enjoys capturing her reality through photos. She finds pleasure in all … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · 7 Comments

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