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!


Please say hello to first-time contributor Nat, a 70-year-old man who has been interested in photography since he was a kid. He has suffered from chronic depression for many years. Usually the … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 15 Comments

Bipolar Contradiction; Italia

Photo taken by DeeDee, a woman in her mid-thirties from upstate New York who struggles with bipolar disorder and ADD. As is often the case with bipolar, her life has many … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

Around the Lake

Photo taken by Thirdeyemom, a survivor of severe postpartum depression. She used travel, writing, and photography, in addition to professional help, to fight her way out of the darkness. See more of … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

Close But Far Away (Photo Challenge: Through)

Sometimes, many times, I’m present, but I feel like I’m a world apart. Like I am looking at the world through foggy gray glasses of depression. Like life around me … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 10 Comments

Into the Woods

“This photo was taken last year when I was going through a severe bought of depression and agoraphobia. I had barely left the house for a long time, but ended … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

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