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!

A Limber Heart

Photo taken by Abby. I live in the Bay Area of California and am currently working through the birth of a beast, called Bipolar II. I am still learning about what it … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 15 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual (aka Waves of Light)

Photos taken by D. I have been staying in someone else’s home this week, so predictably, insomnia has reared it’s head, with a hint of hypomania. When I am in … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · 23 Comments

Beneath the Surface

Photo by TMS Therapy Mama: I’m a long time mood disorder sufferer trying to find the way to recovery. Photography and my daughter are my passions. About this photo: Beneath … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Piling Up

Photo taken by DeeDee: My world is filtered through the lens of bipolar disorder. Most of my photography uses vintage and lo-fi cameras to capture the way my reality feels in the … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Inside Outside

I’m not a religious person, but sometimes believing in something bigger has helped me through very dark times. Family deaths, deep depressions, uncontrollable mood spirals. I very much do believe … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 7 Comments

Into the Woods

“This photo was taken last year when I was going through a severe bought of depression and agoraphobia. I had barely left the house for a long time, but ended … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Distorted

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March 2, 2012 · 10 Comments

We’re up! New Blog/Community For Photographers with Mental Illness (born today on Self-Injury Awareness Day)

We could not have asked for a more appropriate day to debut our online gallery, The Broken Light Collective. It is a photography group by and for people living with, … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · 9 Comments

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