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!

Inertia

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Anna Jean, a 20-year-old woman located in Leicester, UK. One of Anna Jean’s close family members suffers from manic depression, and while the rest … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · 9 Comments

Dreaming With Open Eyes

Photo taken by contributor Riccardo Bevilacqua, a 39-year-old nuclear physicist currently living between Sweden and Belgium. Riccardo loves to travel, and take photos of local people wherever he goes. He worked … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 7 Comments

Anxiety and Taking Chances

Photo taken by contributor Samantha Pugsley, a conceptual fine art photographer in her twenties from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · 9 Comments

Gift Of A Child

Photo taken by contributor Shanna McKinney, a 40-year-old woman from Georgia who has struggled with an array of mental health challenges throughout her life.  Last year during counseling for PTSD, anxiety, and depression, … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Cattails at Dusk

Photo taken by contributor Jeanne Fiedler, a woman from Washington Twp., NJ, who has been diagnosed with bipolar II disorder. Her mood swings used to control her life, but she has since taken full charge of … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · 6 Comments

Freedom From Mental Illness

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who suffers from both mood and personality disorders that often leave her feeling depressed or panicked. She uses art and photography as a part of her therapeutic process, … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 23 Comments

Finding Space

Photo taken by contributor Shelby Hall, a 22-year-old mother from Dallas, Texas. Before her boys were born, she had a difficult relationship with her now fiancé, in part due to his struggles with … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 15 Comments

Facing Mortality

Please welcome first-time contributor Alyson Vega, a fiber artist from New York City who taught herself to sew and quilt at a young age. Alyson suffered from depression her entire life, but found … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 9 Comments

Renewal

Please say a warm Earth Day hello to first-time contributor Jasmine Soto, a Fashion Designer from New York living with Bipolar Disorder. Jasmine is also a multimedia artist who loves photography, collage … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 15 Comments

Gift For A Friend

Photo taken by a contributor from South Africa who was diagnosed several years ago at age forty with Aspergers and Major Depression. Last year, he left his job in the corporate … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · 9 Comments

Things Can Change

Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a man from Staten Island, NY who has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years. After struggling with an alcohol problem for over two decade, … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · 13 Comments

Body Dysmorphia

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Magic, a 27-year-old citizen of the planet, currently trying to find his place on earth so he can finally lay down his backpack. His … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 8 Comments

Trapped Lovers

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who struggles with bipolar disorder. While her life often feels like one obstacle after another, she is grateful to have photography, and a loving husband who helps … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 7 Comments

A Fresh Start

Photo taken by contributor Captivating Bitter, a woman in her thirties who has struggled with anxiety and depression for most of her life. She has survived emotional abuse, sexual abuse and rape. … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

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