Broken Light: A Photography Collective

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Photo taken by a mom with depression.

About this photo: Even through the darkest of times, there is light to be found. Sometimes it runs at you head-on with a smile and a hug.

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10 comments on “Perspective

  1. grosenberg
    April 15, 2012

    Always important to hold on to the hugs and smiles.. sometimes a hug can keep a light on thru the darkest times


  2. alicethroughthemacrolens
    April 15, 2012

    I know the feeling …. a child’s love can bring us back from any edge.
    Beautiful, esoteric image …. gorgeous colours.


  3. Developing A New Image
    April 15, 2012

    Love the feeling of escape in this image. I am always looking for either the right alley or light to run down……en theos…jim


  4. island traveler
    April 15, 2012

    Beautiful , moving, inspiring. During our darkest times, people we love becomes our light and hope. They give us strength to overcome the obstacles.


  5. Irfan Hussain
    April 15, 2012



  6. Arwen
    April 16, 2012

    Yeah to those head-on sprints.


  7. saradraws
    April 16, 2012



  8. anotherthousandwords
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  9. moorestorms
    April 25, 2012

    What a powerful picture! Being a mom myself, suffering with depression! This one captured my heart to the deepest core!


  10. epreuve
    April 27, 2012

    powerful image, so much meaning to uncover in its angles and shadows. Thank you for posting


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