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!

Green

Photo taken by a woman in her thirties who suffers from major depressive disorder. She loves photography and brings her camera with her wherever she goes, although where she goes is … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

Alive and at Peace

Photo taken by Thirdeyemom, who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia and hallucinations. Thankfully with … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 3 Comments

Voice for the Voiceless

Photo taken by Jan Austin Smith, a 27-year-old man living in Northern California. His mother, a Psychiatrist, has depression, and his closest aunt is bipolar, so he has been around people … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 4 Comments

Haunted By Death Not Yet Realized

Photo taken by Brenda, a 36 year-old woman currently living in San Diego, California. Photography is her means of artistic expression, but she also find solace in writing. She has been … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 4 Comments

Colors at Sunset

Photo taken by Dini Papavasiliou, a 35-year-old interior designer in Greece. A lot of people around her have been suffering over the last two years due to the fiscal situation of … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 8 Comments

Simple Moments

Photo taken by Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, and … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · 4 Comments

From the Rubble

Photo taken by Clare in Massachusetts, a woman who has been diagnosed with major depression and bipolar II. Photography is something she studied in school some years ago, and still … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Renewal

Photo taken by a woman who has suffered from depression, anxiety and panic disorder for many years. It has affected her whole life and family. She is trying to fight through … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 11 Comments

Clock Tower

Photo taken by autisticaplanet, a 33-year-old woman who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog to pass along lifelong lessons … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 4 Comments

Windows of Geneva

Photo taken by Thirdeyemom, who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia and hallucinations. Thankfully with … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

Ghost Boy

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

November 6, 2012 · 4 Comments

Alone

Photo taken by Princess of Tides, a 24-year-old woman from the UK. She is studying for a PhD in Psychology, which she finds to be a bit ironic since she had her … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 7 Comments

Out of Focus

Photo taken by Katia, a 23-year-old woman who lives in the Ruhr Area of Germany. She was diagnosed with somatoform disorder and panic disorder with a phase of anxiety in … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 5 Comments

Crumbling Within

Photo taken by Clare, a woman who has been diagnosed with major depression and bipolar II. Photography is something she studied in school some years ago, and still enjoys very … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

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