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!

Stairs

Photos taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, and Dissociation. Annie copes by writing, drawing, reading, meditating, walking when able, and brushing her cat Rumi. She … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

A New Beginning

Photo taken by contributor Livonne, a 55-year-old woman who lives in the Blue Mountains of Australia. Livonne was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder over 20 years ago following a troubled childhood, a … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 6 Comments

Externalized

Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle has struggled with an anxiety disorder for most of his life. After a traumatic accident ended his career … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · 1 Comment

Focus

Please welcome first-time contributor Erwin, a middle-aged man who has recently been diagnosed with depression. He knew he was living with depression for the past five years, but didn’t admit it until recently due … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Till Forever Runs Out

Photo taken by contributor Teija, a woman in her thirties from Finland. Teija suffered from a severe depressive episode at the age of 25, which turned into psychosis, and led to a … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · 8 Comments

Thirsty

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

March 6, 2017 · 3 Comments

Breaking Free

Photo taken by contributor Jaeda DeWalt, a conceptual self-portrait artist in her forties from Seattle, Washington. Her battles with mental illness hearken back to her earliest memories, at age four, when she became obsessed with the … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 4 Comments

The Dark Days

Photo taken by contributor Michael Ross, a 57-year-old man from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Michael has struggled with anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder for most of his life. Photography helps him deal … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 · 7 Comments

Fractured Mindfulness

Photo taken by contributor Jodie Beardmore, a 22-year-old final year photography student who had to suspend her studies due to being diagnosed with depression. Her ongoing mental health series represents … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

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