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!

Higher Power

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 … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · 4 Comments

Life Blends Into the Street

Photo taken by contributor Yael, a 26-year-old woman who has suffered from anxiety and depression since junior high school. She found at the beginning it was hard to go out and … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Having Faith

Photo taken by contributor Tracy, a 30-year-old woman who lives with her husband and 8-year-old daughter in Glasgow, UK. Tracy has struggled with anxiety and depression for several years. She worked as an office … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

Withstanding Depression

Please welcome first-time contributor John Blair, an artist in his forties who resides in St. Louis, Missouri. John is a priest in residence at St. Claire and St. Francis Ecumenical Catholic Community. For … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 6 Comments

Free Falling

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “This image is such a reflection of my state … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 4 Comments

Soul’s Journey Home

Photo taken by first-time contributor Robert Frank Gabriel, a 72-year-old photographer from Chicago, Illinois. He has been a photographer for some 40 years. Robert has been afflicted with depression, anxiety, and panics attacks off and … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · 8 Comments

Prayers From The Lonely Virgin

Photo by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a 41-year-old health care professional who has battled depression and addiction for most of his life. He escapes by … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 5 Comments

Faith, Hope, and Purpose

Please welcome first-time contributor Helene, a woman living in the greater Philadelphia area who has struggled with depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. She recently found peace with her diagnoses and has felt … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 10 Comments

Peace in Nature

Photo taken by contributor autisticaplanet, a woman in her thirties who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 6 Comments

Bridge To Somewhere

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

June 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Hope From Above

Photo taken by a contributor in New Jersey. She’s a woman in her thirties who has had many diagnoses over the years, including major depressive disorder and bipolar II, as well … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 18 Comments

Broken Down

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

April 14, 2014 · 10 Comments

One Step at a Time

Photo taken by a contributor in Florida. She is a woman with bipolar disorder, and accompanying anxiety and depression. She is also a wife, mother, and artist. About this photo: “My … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

In Love

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a 36-year-old photographer and portrait artist from Northeast Kansas. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in documenting her life with self portraits. This became particularly … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

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