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!

Controlled Chaos

Photo taken by contributor Jaeda DeWalt, a conceptual self-portrait artist in her forties from Seattle, Washington. Her battles with mental illness hearken back to her earliest memories, at age four, when she became obsessed with the … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · 5 Comments

Morning Sun

Photo taken by contributor Glenn Grancio, a 40-year-old visual artist living in New York, NY. Glenn has experienced various challenges, and has been diagnosed with an eating disorder. Glenn has shown sketches and … Continue reading

February 9, 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

Struggle and Hope

Please welcome first-time contributor Sarandon, a photographer from Virginia who is studying Fine Arts in college. Since her early teens Sarandon has struggled with severe anxiety, later accompanied by depression, and … Continue reading

February 6, 2017 · 4 Comments

Hugging My Therapist

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 … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · 5 Comments

The Brightness of Spring

Photo taken by contributor Susan, a 42-year-old woman diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Susan grew up on a grain and cattle farm near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in Canada, and enjoys taking pictures of nature and wildlife. … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Upside-Down

Photo taken by contributor Ian Mcintyre, a 33-year-old man who was born in Aurora, Colorado, but grew up in Canada. He graduated high school and was diagnosed with Schizophrenia at the … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

Flesh and Veins

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

January 27, 2017 · 7 Comments

Lost Inside My Mind

Photo taken by contributor Jaeda DeWalt, a conceptual self-portrait artist in her forties from Seattle, Washington. Her battles with mental illness hearken back to her earliest memories, at age four, when she became obsessed with the … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 4 Comments

Safe In My Bubble

Photo taken by contributor Livonne, a 55-year-old woman who lives in the Blue Mountains of Australia. She was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder over 20 years ago following a troubled childhood, … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

Stillness

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

January 24, 2017 · 3 Comments

Gone

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman living with depression, PTSD, anxiety, and dissociative disorder. Annie enjoys reading, writing, music and walking when the weather is friendly. About this photo: “Gone. But Zoe will never … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · 3 Comments

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