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!

Crystal Web

Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a 41-year-old health care professional who has battled depression and addiction for most of his life. He escapes … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 15 Comments

Closeness to One Another

Photo taken by first-time contributor Andrea Taurisano, a 42-year-old Italian photographer based in Norway. Andrea has recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder type II, which he almost accepted as good news as it … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 14 Comments

Stolen Kiss

Photo by contributor Nat, a 70-year-old man who has been interested in photography since he was a kid. He has suffered from chronic depression for many years. Usually the loss of … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 14 Comments

Cycles

Photo taken by contributor Jacque who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and ADHD. She is a graphic designer, wife, and mother to two boys. She is learning to draw from God’s strength … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 4 Comments

Solo Walk

Photo taken by contributor Hank Shaw, a 63-year-old writer based in Rochester, N.Y. Many of his friends and family members have suffered from depression and serious mental health issues. About this … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Rose Series

Photos taken by contributor Kitt O’Malley, a mother and wife who lives with bipolar disorder type II. Kitt is licensed in California as a Marriage and Family Therapist, but hasn’t practiced as a psychotherapist in over … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · 16 Comments

Grand Central Station

Photo by contributor Matt Williams from Portsmouth, UK. In his late teens and early twenties he learned that he was living with bipolar disorder. He felt lost and in many ways just existing rather … Continue reading

December 25, 2014 · 8 Comments

Sing From Your Heart

Photo taken by contributor Lakesh, a 36-year-old woman currently serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her first experience with depression came through a relationship. It was filled with ups and downs, … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · 7 Comments

Soul’s Journey Home

Photo taken by first-time contributor Robert Frank Gabriel, a 72-year-old photographer from Chicago, Illinois. He has been a photographer for some 40 years. Robert has been afflicted with depression, anxiety, and panics attacks off and … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · 8 Comments

Edge

Please welcome first-time contributor Jennifer, a 23-year-old photographer out of Jacksonville, Florida, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Jennifer’s photography is influenced by her PTSD, and anxiety in general. Her work tends to center on … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · 12 Comments

Walking on Water

Photo taken by contributor Ty Fitzgerald, a man who has been diagnosed with Bipolar II. Ty has a fondness for Lo-fi and Lux filters because they intensify shadows, highlights and colors. Such photos visually represent the … Continue reading

December 21, 2014 · 131 Comments

Self 2

Photo taken by contributor Tracy, a 30-year-old woman who lives with her husband and 8-year-old daughter in Glasgow, UK. Tracy has struggled with anxiety and depression for several years. She worked as an office … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · 8 Comments

Broken Regulator

Please welcome first-time contributor Henry G, a 44-year-old UK based amateur photographer diagnosed with Bipolar I. Although having survived crippling and terrifying symptoms from his late teens, he was not diagnosed … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Lights of Love

Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a 41-year-old health care professional who has battled depression and addiction for most of his life. He escapes … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 6 Comments

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