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!

Conquering Inner Battles

Photos taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer and painter in her thirties from Northeast Kansas who was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After venturing into digital photography, she became interested in documenting her … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · 4 Comments

Dancing in the Shadows

Photo taken by contributor Teija, a 36-year-old woman from Finland. She suffered from a severe depressive episode at the age of 25, which turned into psychosis, and led to a three … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 12 Comments

Dance… Even If You’re Alone

Photo taken by a contributor from South Africa who was diagnosed several years ago at age forty with Aspergers and Major Depression. Last year, he left his job in the corporate … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · 5 Comments

Flying in my Dreams

Photo taken by first-time contributor Riccardo Bevilacqua, a 39-year-old nuclear physicist currently living between Sweden and Belgium. Riccardo loves to travel, and when he does so – for pleasure or for … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 15 Comments

When Darkness Lifts

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 28, 2013 · 11 Comments

Cannibal Roses, Bangkok

Photo taken by n23art who has suffered from depression most of his life, although he didn’t realise it until his mid 20′s. Most of the time it’s manageable, but there have been … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 17 Comments

Moving Free

Photo taken by Raven Adams, 26, of model Lillian Concepcion in New York. About this photo: This photo was taken of Lillian who is a choreographer/dancer. We decided on Coney Island because she … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 7 Comments

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