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!

Uncertainty

Photo taken by contributor Tracy, a 30-year-old woman who lives with her husband and 8-year-old daughter in Glasgow, UK. Tracy has struggled with anxiety and depression for several years. She worked as an office … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 5 Comments

Gods and Monsters

Please say hello to first-time contributor Mike Cullen, a photographer based in Brooklyn, NY, who specializes in abstract and impressionistic landscapes. After a few decades of working in the photo industry, Mike … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 6 Comments

Tavistock, Devon

Photo taken by first-time contributor Kerry Gerdes, a woman from Plymouth, UK who lives with Asperger’s syndrome as well as anxiety and depression. She loves to shoot documentary, landscape, still life and abstract photography. She has … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · 6 Comments

Double Exposed

Photos taken by contributor PJ Brez, a 28-year-old man who lives in the South Korean countryside. He has experienced depression, loneliness, homesickness, and feelings of isolation. He teaches English conversation at a university … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

Infrared Green Tea Fields

Photo taken by contributor PJ Brez, a 28-year-old man who lives in the South Korean countryside. He has experienced depression, loneliness, homesickness, and feelings of isolation. He teaches English conversation at a university … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 6 Comments

The One That Got Away

Photo taken by contributor PJ Brez, a 28-year-old man who lives in the South Korean countryside. He has experienced depression, loneliness, homesickness, and feelings of isolation. He teaches English conversation at a university … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 3 Comments

Anchored Down

Photo taken by contributor PJ Brez, a 28-year-old man who lives in the South Korean countryside. He has experienced depression, loneliness, homesickness, and feelings of isolation. He teaches English conversation at a university … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 11 Comments

Bipolar Contradiction; Italia

Photo taken by DeeDee, a woman in her mid-thirties from upstate New York who struggles with bipolar disorder and ADD. As is often the case with bipolar, her life has many … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

25 Minute Exposure, Seoul Korea

Photo taken by contributor PJ Brez, a 28-year-old man who lives in the South Korean countryside. He has experienced depression, loneliness, homesickness, and feelings of isolation. He teaches English conversation at a university … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

Sunset Over the Yellow Sea

Photo taken by PJ Brez, a 28-year-old man who lives in the South Korean countryside. He has experienced depression, loneliness, homesickness, and feelings of isolation. He teaches English conversation at a university in … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · 14 Comments

Through the Lens of Memory

Photo taken by DeeDee, a woman in her mid-thirties from upstate New York who struggles with bipolar disorder and ADD. As is often the case with bipolar, her life has many … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Where the Fairies Live

Photo taken by Mitch Elder, a combat veteran retired from the USAF who has experienced depression, anxiety and PTSD. He lives in Oregon with his wife of 30+ years, and their … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · 6 Comments

Callas

Photo taken by Mitch Elder, a combat veteran retired from the USAF who has experienced depression, anxiety and PTSD. He lives in Oregon with his wife of 30+ years, and their … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 13 Comments

Crater Lake, Oregon, Sunset

Photo taken by Mitch Elder, who served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years and left 18 cm of his intestines on foreign soil. He has chronic depression, anxiety, and … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

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