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!

Please Don’t Tell Me To Smile

Photo taken by contributor Liz Gilbert, a 29 year old graphic artist who has dealt with mental health challenges for over 15 years. She was first diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and bipolar at … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Careful… They Might Be Watching

Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a health care professional in his forties who has battled depression and addiction for most of his … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Depressed Bunny

Photo taken by contributor autisticaplanet, a woman in her thirties who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · 6 Comments

Distant

Photos taken by contributor Jennifer, a photographer in her twenties from Jacksonville, Florida. Jennifer suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Her photography is influenced by her PTSD, and anxiety in general. Her work tends to center on the … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · 8 Comments

Haunted

Photo taken by contributor Liz Gilbert, a 29 year old graphic artist who has dealt with mental health challenges for over 15 years. She was first diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and bipolar at … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lazy

Photo taken by contributor Liz Gilbert, a 29-year-old aspiring photographer who was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder at the age of 15. She takes photos as a form of therapy. Liz struggled … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Melancholy

Photo taken by contributor Liz Gilbert, a 28-year-old graphic artist who lives with schizoaffective disorder. Liz has made it a priority in her life to not be stigmatized by her disease. Being … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · 8 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

Prison of My Mind

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

March 29, 2013 · 8 Comments

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