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!

Hat Creek Ridge

Please welcome first-time contributor Greg Noble, a 68-year-old Navy veteran with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Greg is a medically retired truck driver who drove 3.5 million miles during his career. After injuring himself on the job … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 7 Comments

The Death Of A Dream

Please welcome first-time contributor Jodie Beardmore, a 21-year-old photography student about to enter her final year of university. Jodie has begun creating a series based upon mental health after recently being … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Freezing and Invigorating

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

August 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

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 · 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

Broken Pons

Please welcome first-time contributor RDSK74, a man from England who has suffered with chronic depression for all of his 41 years. He’s been pushed to the lowest lows, but also has seen … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

Fear Of Failure

Please welcome first-time 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

May 10, 2016 · 4 Comments

Coping With Despair

Photo taken by first-time contributor Mark, a man in his thirties who has struggled with depression and social anxiety since he was a teenager. An isolated existence and stressful job … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · 5 Comments

Agoraphobia

Photo taken by first-time contributor Quenby Sheree, a 32-year-old woman from Daytona, Florida, who has struggled with chronic anxiety disorder throughout her life. She was finally properly diagnosed at the age of 15 … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 12 Comments

You Don’t Really See Me

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 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Seven

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer and painter from Northeast Kansas who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in documenting her life with self portraits. … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

Floating Along

Photo taken by contributor Jennifer, a photographer in her twenties from Jacksonville, Florida. Jennifer suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Her photography is influenced by her PTSD, as well as anxiety in general. Jennifer’s work tends to center on the … Continue reading

December 23, 2015 · 3 Comments

Hidden

Photos taken by first-time contributor Ash, a teenage student from South Africa. Alongside several autonomic diseases, Ash suffers from severe depression intermingled with brief periods of hypomania. While her mood has improved on … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · 3 Comments

Tired of this World

Photo taken by first-time contributor Marion Orgaer, an 18-year-old woman who lives in France. Marion, an amateur photographer and video director, was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. She loves taking minimalist photos because … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · 7 Comments

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