Liquid Light

Photo by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a 41-year-old health care professional who has battled depression and addiction for most of his life. He escapes by letting the camera become his mind’s eye, and hopes that each photo he takes allows others to see the world as he sees it, even... Continue Reading →

Banishing The Demons

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Matt, a 40-year-old man based in West Sussex, England. Matt recently went through a depressive episode, during which he began photographing at one of his very lowest points. Counseling has helped a great deal, and he is starting to come to terms with his depression. Matt now spends his time looking for... Continue Reading →

The Ins And Outs Of Thinking

Photo taken by Taylor J. a 28-year-old contemporary photographic artist located near Nashville, Tennessee. For various reasons in his nearly teens Taylor was placed in a psychiatric institution. It was there that Taylor learned to use art as a coping devise. Years later he began a career as a commercial photographer mainly shooting ads for restaurants. Becoming unfulfilled... Continue Reading →

Seeing Is Believing

Please welcome a first-time contributor from New York City. She is an African-American woman in her sixties who suffers from depression. Her struggles began in childhood but became full-blown in her mid-twenties. It then took another twenty years before she was properly diagnosed and prescribed the medication that gives her relief. Depression prompted her to begin drawing, making collages, painting and taking photos.... Continue Reading →

Bipolar Abstraction

Photo taken by a contributor in New Jersey. She’s a woman in her thirties who has had many diagnoses over the years, including major depressive disorder and bipolar II, as well as traits of borderline personality disorder, OCD, and ADD. About this photo: "Sometimes abstract photos capture my moods even better than photos I take of people,... Continue Reading →

Ever Downward

Photo taken by contributor Richard in Upstate New York. Richard is a man in his sixties who has suffered from severe depression throughout his life. He is currently going through a particularly lengthy rough patch. About this photo: “My path seems to lead ever downward, my efforts mocked each step of the way by some cosmic... Continue Reading →

The Never Ending Horror

Photo taken by contributor Richard in Upstate New York. He's a 63-year-old man who has suffered from severe depression throughout his life. He is currently going through a particularly lengthy rough patch. About this photo: "This is a close-up taken of a fire in our fireplace, this image captures the dread and horror I sometimes feel when... Continue Reading →

Bipolar Self

Photo taken by a contributor with Bipolar Disorder, type II. She is a wife, mother, writer, photographer and advocate who enjoys capturing the moments between the moments. About this photo: "Even when I seem together on the outside, I feel like this inside. Like there are many different versions of myself swirling within, distorted and ever-changing.... Continue Reading →

Connection to the Past

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “I am a sentimental old fellow. I am blessed to have many tools and such that belonged to my dad and my granddad. I even carry the name of both of them... Continue Reading →

Abstract Light Photos

Photos taken by contributor Kerry Gerdes, a woman from Plymouth, UK who lives with Asperger’s syndrome as well as anxiety and depression. She loves to shoot documentary, landscape, still life and abstract photography. She has a preference for film cameras, as there is an element of surprise, and you never know what sort of shot you’re going to get until... Continue Reading →

The Colors of Bipolar

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, type II. She uses photography in different ways to capture and explore her moods. It is an important part of her therapy and her life. About this photo: "I love to take photos that capture what is going on inside of me at... Continue Reading →

Painting with Light

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a bipolar woman in her thirties. Her mood shifts leave her either able to do nothing at all or an extraordinary amount all at once. She likes photography because it is something she can do any time, even when she swings to an extreme in either direction. About this photo:... Continue Reading →

Feathers

Photo taken by contributor Kait Mauro, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native who has lived all over the country. She is trying to see all 50 states and has been to 38 so far. Kait has a diagnosis of major depression, severe and recurrent, as well as having experienced anxiety and disordered eating during her teenage... Continue Reading →

Troll Portraits

Photos taken by first-time contributor Katie Metcalfe, a 26-year-old freelance writer, editor, poet and crafter living in the North East of England, with hopes to move to Norway within the next few years. She has struggled with anorexia for over a decade, and currently lives with manic depression and psychosis, which she manages, the majority of the... Continue Reading →

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