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!

Clarity

Photo taken by contributor Mike Abraham, a man in his early fifties from central Ontario who first loved photography as a teen. He put down his camera when “life got … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · 7 Comments

The Swingset

Photo taken by first-time contributor Scott Kahley, a 31-year-old father of two boys living in a small town in the coal region of Pennsylvania. Scott has battled with Anxiety, Bipolar … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · 4 Comments

Paths

Photo taken by contributor Mike Abraham, a man in his early fifties from central Ontario who first loved photography as a teen. He put down his camera when “life got … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Choose

Photo taken by first-time contributor Mike Abraham, a man in his early fifties from central Ontario, Canada. Mike was an alcoholic and suffered from depression by the age of 25. Anxiety disorder … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · 7 Comments

Into the Light

Please welcome first-time contributor Matthew, a 34-year-old from Australia, currently based in Singapore, who for a number of years has fought a battle with substance and alcohol abuse. Photography has played a … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 12 Comments

Serenity

Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a man from Staten Island, NY who has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years. After struggling with an alcohol problem … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · 8 Comments

Clouded Mind

Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a man from Staten Island, NY who has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years. After struggling with an alcohol problem for over two decades, … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · 7 Comments

Things Can Change

Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a man from Staten Island, NY who has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years. After struggling with an alcohol problem for over two decade, … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · 13 Comments

Beauty in Brokenness

Photo taken by contributor Meg, a recovered alcoholic who has discovered not only how glorious life can be, but that everyone can have access to such joy. She has found … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · 10 Comments

11 Years Sober!

Photo taken by first-time contributor, Meg. Meg is a recovered alcoholic who has discovered not only how glorious life can be, but that everyone can have access to such joy. … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 38 Comments

Angst

Photo submitted by contributor Victoria Saywer, a 30-year-old woman who has been suffering from panic attacks, anxiety and depression since she was 10-years-old. That was 20 years of avoidance, of … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · 5 Comments

Under an Abstract Sea

Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a Floor Supervisor and Lighting Technician of a film equipment rental house. He has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years, … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

Lightness of Being

Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a Floor Supervisor and Lighting Technician of a film equipment rental house. He has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years, … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 5 Comments

Window on Addiction

Photo taken by Abby from the Bay Area of California, who suffers from Bipolar II. More about her here. About this photo: Substance use and abuse travel side-by-side with my mental health issues. … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 3 Comments

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