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!

Basket Case

Photo taken by contributor Morgan, a 21-year-old woman living in California. Morgan has suffered from bipolar depression and anxiety for many years. She experienced her first anxiety attack at the age of 10, and it … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · 8 Comments

Of The Sea

Photo taken by contributor Phedias, a man in his thirties from Nicosia, Cyprus. Phedias battled with anxiety for several years, but is now doing better. He has studied astronomy and … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Daily Storm

Please welcome first-time contributor Rachel, a 30-year-old from Florida who has struggled with anxiety for over 20 years. Over the years, she has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Borderline Personality … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · 12 Comments

Going Down

Photo taken by contributor Phedias, a man in his thirties from Nicosia, Cyprus. Phedias battled with anxiety for several years, but is now doing better. He has studied astronomy and planetary sciences but his … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

The River Flows to the Sea

Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a health care professional in his forties who has battled depression and addiction for most of his … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Emerging

Photo taken by contributor Sully Sidhe, a woman who struggles with severe anxiety. Sully has a penchant for music and art in all forms, and loves glitter, rainbows, unicorns and the dark … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · 5 Comments

Rebirth

Photo taken by contributor Brandon Halley, a 21-year-old photography student who uses surreal photography as a form of art therapy. Brandon suffers from anxiety and depression, and struggles with the idea of not being in … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · 3 Comments

Chiaroscuro Cliff

Photo taken by contributor Phedias, a man in his thirties from Nicosia, Cyprus. Phedias battled with anxiety for several years, but is now doing better. He has studied astronomy and planetary sciences but his … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Swingset

Photo taken by first-time contributor Scott Kahley, a 31-year-old father of two boys living in a small town in the coal region of Pennsylvania. Scott has battled with Anxiety, Bipolar … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · 4 Comments

Women in White (2 Diptychs)

  Photos taken by first-time contributor Claire Elisabeth, a native of Daytona Beach, Florida. Throughout her life, she has resisted the self-awareness of her fluctuating anxieties tied to sexual identity, and … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

Suffocating

Photo taken by contributor Quenby Sheree, a 32-year-old woman from Daytona, Florida, who has struggled with chronic anxiety disorder throughout her life. She was finally properly diagnosed at the age of 15 when … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

My Light

Photo taken by contributor Morgan, a 20-year-old woman living in California. Morgan has suffered from bipolar depression and anxiety for many years now. Her mental health improved greatly after the birth of her daughter, when she felt true unconditional love … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Self portrait. 2015.

Photo taken by first-time contributor Cody Spencer, a 27-year-old man from Melbourne, Australia, who was born with a very rare genetic disorder called Von Willebrands Disease Type 3. VWD Type 3 is … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · 4 Comments

Coping With Despair

Photo taken by first-time contributor Mark, a man in his thirties who has struggled with depression and social anxiety since he was a teenager. An isolated existence and stressful job … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · 5 Comments

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