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!

Derailed

Please welcome first-time contributor DeBorah, a 58-year-old woman living in Brooklyn, New York, who has been diagnosed with depression, anxiety and panic attacks. In March, 2015, she spent two weeks inpatient … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

Painful Tear

Photo taken by first-time contributor Annie, a 58-year-old woman from Australia who lives with anxiety, panic disorder, and depression, all of which were diagnosed in 2013. She believes that severe chronic pain has … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · 5 Comments

Just As I Am

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “Ah yes, some days just don’t go quite like you … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Lights Out

Photo taken by first-time contributor Diana Colapietro, a 21-year-old woman from New York, New York who struggles with anxiety and panic attacks. In the fall of Diana’s senior year of college, she began experiencing … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

A Lost One

Photo taken by first-time contributor Street Wolf, a 32-year-old man from Jersey City, NJ and New York, NY. Growing up in Jersey City, he was exposed to many things a young man … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · 9 Comments

My Body

Photo taken by contributor Kendra Kantor, a woman in her twenties from Chicago, Illinois. Kendra is a mother, writer and photographer who has suffered from mental health issues for most of … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 6 Comments

Disorder

Please welcome first time contributor Kev Hawken, a documentary photographer currently based in England. Kev first encountered mental health issues when he was about 25 years old, suffering with panic … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · 5 Comments

Frozen

Please say hello to first-time contributor Ilanna, a 59-year-old writer and photographer living in Toronto, Canada. For many years Ilanna has coped with panic disorder. Photography is her way of coping … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 7 Comments

XIX The Sun

Photo taken by contributor Bridget Walsh Stone, a woman who was diagnosed with Bipolar I and Panic Disorder over 12 years ago. She sees a psychiatrist regularly and takes meds daily. … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 3 Comments

Self

Photos taken by contributor Kendra Kantor, a woman in her twenties from Chicago, Illinois. Kendra is a mother, writer and photographer who has suffered from mental health issues for most of … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 8 Comments

Ringed

Photo taken by contributor Kendra Kantor, a 22-year-old woman from Chicago, Illinois. Kendra is a mother, writer and photographer who has suffered from mental health issues for most of her life. … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 5 Comments

I Feel Beautiful

Photo taken by contributor Kendra Kantor, a 22-year-old woman from Chicago, Illinois. Kendra is a mother, writer and photographer who has suffered from mental health issues for most of her life. … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · 8 Comments

Beautiful and Disturbing

Photo taken by contributor Danielle in New York City who has suffered from anxiety and panic disorder for at least a dozen years, among other mental health challenges. It has affected … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 9 Comments

Cold

Photo taken by contributor Sarah, a 21-year old student who has struggled with generalized anxiety for most of her life and panic attacks since the beginning of college. She has … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · 13 Comments

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