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!

Isolation

Photo taken by Sabrina, a photographer based in Toronto, Canada. Sabrina has struggled with depression for over ten years. Six years of denial and another four years of antidepressants, social … Continue reading

July 26, 2018 · 3 Comments

Behind Smoke and Mask

Photos taken by contributor Katie Kelleher, a freelance artist living in Asheville, North Carolina. She has been faced with mental health challenges, including bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, anorexia, and self … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · 2 Comments

Dissociation

Please welcome first time contributor Layne, an 18-year-old photographer living with Borderline Personality Disorder and dissociation. They have found photography therapeutic and something that helps them think about feelings and … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · 5 Comments

Floating On

Photo taken by contributor Morgan, a 22-year-old woman living in California. Morgan has suffered from depression and anxiety for many years now. She feels very passionate about photography. It’s so much more … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · 3 Comments

Wash Over Me

Photo taken by contributor Lucey Keast, a 20-year-old student photographer from Cornwall, England. She first submitted a photograph to Broken Light during her first year of University when she first got … Continue reading

January 3, 2018 · 4 Comments

A Foot In Front Of The Other

Photo taken by contributor Ed, a photographer from Mexico City who was diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety in 2007 after severe stress led to a professional, financial, and eventually emotional breakdown. He has battled … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · 2 Comments

Multiple Exposure

Please welcome first time contributor Beth, a 22-year-old photography student from the UK. Through her images she aims to reduce the stigma and stereotypes often attached to mental health issues by … Continue reading

December 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Green and lush

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Daniella, a college student, battling Depression and PTSD. She finds hope through expressing herself through photography and writing. She is passionate in sharing … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Disconnect

Please welcome first-time contributor James, a long-term sufferer of mental illness from London who was recently diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. James believes in the power of talking and that … Continue reading

November 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

8 Years Later

Please welcome first-time contributor Lisa-Marie, a woman who’s experience of living through abuse caused her to have deep emotions, anxiety and panic attacks. The experience caused her to be silent … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Moments of Peace

Please welcome first time contributor Carole, a 51-year-old woman who lives in a small village in the UK that she thinks of as a small piece of heaven, but it … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Release

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with anxiety, PTSD, depression and dissociation. She has survived a suicide attempt. Annie copes by walking when able, meditation, yoga, writing, … Continue reading

October 27, 2017 · 3 Comments

Through The Trees

Photo taken by contributor Jacque, a woman who has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and ADHD. Jacque is a devoted wife to her husband of over 23 years, as well as … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · 14 Comments

Good Morning and…

Photo taken by contributor Lakesh, a woman in her thirties who serves as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her first experience with depression came through a relationship. It was filled with ups and … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

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