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!

Silent Agony

Photos taken by a contributor in her thirties with bipolar II disorder. Consistently seeing her doctors and taking her medications is keeping her somewhat level, but the battle for stability … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Silenced Inner Child

Photos taken by contributor Danielle who is on the bipolar spectrum. She is attempting to photograph her moods weekly throughout 2014. About these photos: “I recently acquired these old dolls and I can’t … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · 7 Comments

Shattered

I have a form of bipolar that is pretty indescribable, which is why they call it NOS, Not Otherwise Specified. It’s a fragile place to live. About this photo: I’m … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

Piling Up

Photo taken by DeeDee: My world is filtered through the lens of bipolar disorder. Most of my photography uses vintage and lo-fi cameras to capture the way my reality feels in the … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Inspiration

Living with a mood disorder is a hard job. Being a mom with a mood disorder is harder than any job I’ve ever had. I am infinitely thankful, but totally … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Paint by Depression

Photo taken by Rachel Bio: I was officially diagnosed with clinical depression in Aug of 2011, but I’ve had episodes for at least 8 years. I’m 35, mom of 3, … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Mighty Fortress

Sometimes I feel as though I am trapped inside a fortress of depression. It is dark and scary, and I feel like I will be imprisoned forever; but, as long … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Stretching The Limits

Photo taken by Allecait: I am a girl struggling with severe depression trying to make a name for myself. About the photo: Here is a photo I took recently of a … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Into the Woods

“This photo was taken last year when I was going through a severe bought of depression and agoraphobia. I had barely left the house for a long time, but ended … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Distorted

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March 2, 2012 · 10 Comments

We’re up! New Blog/Community For Photographers with Mental Illness (born today on Self-Injury Awareness Day)

We could not have asked for a more appropriate day to debut our online gallery, The Broken Light Collective. It is a photography group by and for people living with, … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · 9 Comments

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