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!

8 Years Later

Please welcome first-time contributor Lisa-Marie, a woman who’s experience of living through abuse caused her to have deep emotions, anxiety and panic attacks. The experience caused her to be silent … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · 3 Comments

Path to Nowhere

Photos taken by contributor Alison Gunn, a 54-year-old writing coach from Seattle, Washington. She works with beginning or reluctant writers who would like to write but aren’t able to, most commonly due to … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 9 Comments

Levitation; A Release from Abuse

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a 36-year-old photographer and self-portrait artist from Northeast Kansas. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in documenting her life with self portraits. This became particularly … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 14 Comments

Glimmer of Hope

Photo taken by Stephanie from Knoxville, TN. She has struggled with depression and anxiety since childhood, as well as PTSD. About this photo: Depression is very much like being lost at sea, … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

Not Really Here

Photo by Anna Z. Kendall, who wrote a book of poems about her abusive ex husband. It’s called Sex, Porn & Hotel Rooms: Poems From A Marriage.  He was not only … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · 28 Comments

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