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!

Trapped Light Within

Photo taken by contributor Keith, a photographer who has struggled with depression. Keith has spent the last year working on a 365 project, sharing one photo per day for 365 days. Through … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Dear Universe

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

July 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

Clovis Waiting For The Master

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “This image was made in 2013. So much has changed … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · 17 Comments

Faceless

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

July 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Shut Out The Pain

Photo taken by contributor Keith, a photographer who has struggled with depression. Keith has spent the last year working on a 365 project, sharing one photo per day for 365 days. Through … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Escape

Please welcome first-time contributor Priscila Levis Stewart, an Argentinian photographer in her thirties who has been struggling with severe depression for almost 20 years. Priscilla is a survivor of two suicide attempts. … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · 4 Comments

In The Shadows

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

June 30, 2016 · 4 Comments

Learning As I Go

Photo taken by contributor Joshua R Beharry, a 29-year-old from Vancouver, British Columbia, who has suffered from depression. Since recovering from a severe bout of depression in 2010, Josh has become … Continue reading

June 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reciprocity

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

June 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cracking Under Pressure

Photo taken by contributor Keith, a photographer who has struggled with depression. Keith has spent the last year working on a 365 project, sharing one photo per day for 365 days. Through … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Juxtaposed

Please welcome first-time contributor Steve Mitchell, a Cornish born British male in his fifties. Steve has lived his whole life with a non-affecting physical but visible disability from birth trauma. The older … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · 7 Comments

I Must Be Dreaming

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

June 10, 2016 · 6 Comments

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

Pane

Please welcome first-time contributor Del, a man who was diagnosed with severe depression at the age of 51. His diagnosis came after a nearly fatal intentional overdose, and consequent admission to a … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · 6 Comments

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