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!

War Paint

Please welcome first-time contributor Shannon Kane, a 20-year-old photography undergraduate currently in the second year of her degree at the University of Hertfordshire. Shannon was first diagnosed with anxiety at the age of 12, … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 2 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

Come Out Fighting

Photos taken by contributor Yael, a woman who has suffered from anxiety and depression since junior high school. After a year of not going out much because of her anxiety, she finally … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · 4 Comments

Laughter

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who has experienced episodes of extreme depression with agoraphobia. She is a wife and mother to a little human and a furbaby. About this photo: “This … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Infinite Sea of Depression… & Hope

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who suffers from depression, anxiety and agoraphobia to varying degrees. She is trying to find tools beyond her doctors and medications to help her feel … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 14 Comments

The Fence of Depression

Photo taken by a contributor Danielle who has been diagnosed with clinical depression. She loves her family, but finds it hard to love herself. About this photo: “Depression feels like … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · 10 Comments

Love & Hope Through the Darkness

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who suffers from Major Depressive Disorder, and a host of other issues that she refers to simply as her “mental mess.” She uses her camera to … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 14 Comments

Escape

Photo taken by Danielle, a contributor with Major Depressive Disorder and Agoraphobia to varying degrees. She is getting out more than she was a year ago, so hopefully things will … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 16 Comments

Masterpiece

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman in New York who suffers from anxiety and panic attacks, and has been agoraphobic over the past year. About this photo: “From the high vantage point … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · 6 Comments

Eye of the Tiger

Photo taken by contributor  Tiger Lillies, a woman in her forties from Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, possibly bipolar disorder, all while raising her four and … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 9 Comments

Staring Through the Bars

Photo taken by contributor  Tiger Lillies, a woman in her forties from Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, possibly bipolar disorder, all while raising her four and … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

Do Not Remove Pins From Body [Butterfly Variation]

Photo taken by first-time contributor John Luke Chapman a 46-year-old photographic artist who lives by the sea in Brighton, UK. He suffers from clinical depression which, despite going undiagnosed for many many years, has been … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 6 Comments

Taking Flight

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman in her thirties who suffers from depression and anxiety. She is a wife and mother who is fighting to get better for her … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Blossoms of Hope

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman who suffers from depression. She has had agoraphobic tendencies for many years, but the past two years have been the worst. She barely … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 13 Comments

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