Who we are & why we are

Welcome to the gallery site of Broken Light Collective. We are artists of all levels and abilities who are affected by mental illness. We create and we share our work for the therapeutic benefits to us, as well as others who may be struggling and feeling scared and alone. Together we can move from disconnected to collective.

Photo taken by contributor Phedias Hadjicharalambous, a 33-year-old man from Nicosia, Cyprus. He began delving into photography last year during a difficult time after the death of his beloved grandmother. It helped him cope with personal challenges, as well as challenges that arose when his mother began battling severe anxiety. Thankfully with the proper treatment his mother is now doing better. Phedias’ photography is minimal and his motto “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” reflects his philosophy about life. He has studied astronomy and planetary sciences but his passion is art.

About this photo: “I call this ‘Distant Memories.’ This photograph of birds flying was taken at Mackenzie Beach in Larnaca, Cyrus.

Find more from Phedias at his blog.

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11 responses to “Distant Memories”

  1. EvaUhu Avatar
    EvaUhu

    I really like the composition and the sudbued colors – beautiful capture!

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  2. markredtigerrussell799 Avatar
    markredtigerrussell799

    Beautiful picture, as is the concept of your group. ❤

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  3. meticulousmick Avatar

    Nice mood to this photo. MM 🍀

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  4. iosatel Avatar
    iosatel

    Great picture!

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  5. Sonya Avatar

    Lovely contribution.

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  6. Stephen Avatar
    Stephen

    Beautiful image it has it’s own calmness and beauty.

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  7. Syncopated Eyeball Avatar

    Your work is so beautiful and looking at your blog I see you have a very personal and recognisable style. I’m very impressed.

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  8. vastlycurious.com Avatar
    vastlycurious.com

    What a fabulous ( and difficult ) watercolor this would make!

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  9. skymunki Avatar
    skymunki

    stunning.

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