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!

The Grandfather

Photo taken by contributor Mark, a portrait photographer from Durham, North Carolina, who lives with bipolar disorder. About this photo: “This is a portrait of my wife’s grandfather. He is one of the men that I … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · 3 Comments

Dilapidated

Photo taken by contributor Ty Fitzgerald, a man who has been diagnosed with Bipolar II. Ty has a fondness for Lo-fi and Lux filters because they intensify shadows, highlights and colors. Such photos visually represent the … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 5 Comments

Porch of Goodness

Photo taken by contributor Daniel, a man in his forties of Puerto Rican decent who currently lives in Burlington, New Jersey. He was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, generalized anxiety … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · 7 Comments

Old Asylum Dairy Barn in Snow

Please welcome first-time contributor Karen, a 52-year-old woman who lives with bipolar disorder. Karen lost a sister, who also struggled with bipolar disorder, to suicide. About this photo: “This old barn has always … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 6 Comments

Art Therapy

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer and painter in her thirties from Northeast Kansas who was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in documenting her … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · 4 Comments

Courage

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

January 29, 2015 · 8 Comments

Lamppost

Photo taken by contributor Ty Fitzgerald, a man who has been diagnosed with Bipolar II. Ty has a fondness for Lo-fi and Lux filters because they intensify shadows, highlights and colors. Such photos visually represent the … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 8 Comments

Stoic Amongst Brokenness

Photo taken by contributor Cari, a 31-year-old from Chicago, Illinois, who has been diagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder for the past 12 years. She was recently hospitalized in September 2014 … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 4 Comments

Reluctant Warrior

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer and painter in her thirties from Northeast Kansas who was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in documenting her … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 7 Comments

Peace

Please welcome first-time contributor Samina, a Molecular Biologist who has an MSEd in School Counseling. She is also a wife and a mother. She was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder Type … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 13 Comments

Untitled 5

Please welcome first-time contributor Nicolart, a 23-year-old man from Bogotá, Columbia, who has been diagnosed with bipolar II. He is a suicide attempt survivor currently living with his parents and sister … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 15 Comments

My Heart

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer and portrait artist in her thirties from Northeast Kansas who was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 5 Comments

Pursuing My Dream

Please welcome first-time contributor Dyane Leshin-Harwood, a freelance writer who was diagnosed with postpartum bipolar disorder six weeks after her baby was born. She also suffers from generalized anxiety, and depersonalization-derealization disorder. Dyane founded the … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · 14 Comments

Closeness to One Another

Photo taken by first-time contributor Andrea Taurisano, a 42-year-old Italian photographer based in Norway. Andrea has recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder type II, which he almost accepted as good news as it … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 14 Comments
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