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!

Are We Safe?

Photos 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

February 11, 2015 · 9 Comments

Frozen

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

January 26, 2015 · 6 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

Blooming

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

January 15, 2015 · 12 Comments

The Nest

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

January 1, 2015 · 12 Comments

Hannah

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

November 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

Moment By Moment

Photo taken by contributor Liz Gilbert, a 28-year-old graphic arts student who resides in North Canton, Ohio. 15 years ago, Liz was diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder after her first hospital stay. Since then, Liz has survived suicide … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 17 Comments

Lost and Vulnerable

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

October 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

Mid-Flight

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

October 26, 2014 · 8 Comments

Like Blood In My Veins

Please say hello to first-time contributor Britta Froehling, a 39-year-old woman living in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Britta was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Substance Abuse and Eating Disorders, but has overcome … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

Car Play

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

September 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

We Are No One, We Are One

Please say hello to first-time contributor Liz Gilbert, a 28-year-old graphic arts student who resides in North Canton, Ohio. 15 years ago, Liz was diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder. This is a mix of bipolar … Continue reading

August 19, 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 · 13 Comments
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