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!

Color And Light Among The Remains

Photo taken by contributor Ed, a photographer from Mexico City who was diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety in 2007 after severe stress led to a professional, financial, and eventually emotional breakdown. He has battled … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

Reevaluating

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer, painter, and healer from Northeast Kansas. Carrie is on an evolving journey. In her past, she was affected by chronic physical and mental illnesses, including depression. Photography, … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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

Lost

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

February 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

You’ve Got The Love

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

February 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Stirring

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer, painter, and healer from Northeast Kansas. Carrie is on an evolving journey. In her past, she was affected by chronic physical and mental illnesses, including depression. Photography, … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Entanglement

Photo taken by contributor Ed, a photographer from Mexico City who was diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety in 2007 after severe stress led to a professional, financial, and eventually emotional breakdown. He has battled … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Offering

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer, painter, and healer from Northeast Kansas. Carrie is on an evolving journey. In her past, she was affected by chronic physical and mental illnesses, including depression. Photography, … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Cosmic Love

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

February 7, 2017 · 6 Comments

Caught On Camera

Photo taken by contributor Kaylee, a woman who has wrestled with Major Depressive Disorder since her early teenage years. Kaylee loves her family. She’s from a small town but has a big … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

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