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!

Spider Art

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Janice, a 59-year-old woman who suffered a deep depression after losing her younger brother five years ago. Janice buried her feelings of despair … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 8 Comments

Dawn

Photo taken by contributor Phedias Hadjicharalambous, a 33-year-old man from Nicosia, Cyprus. He began delving into photography last year during a difficult time after the death of his beloved grandmother. It helped him cope with … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · 11 Comments

Safe Inside My Fortress

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

April 9, 2014 · 17 Comments

Tranquility

Photo taken by contributor Phedias Hadjicharalambous, a 33-year-old man from Nicosia, Cyprus. He began delving into photography last year during a difficult time after the death of his beloved grandmother. It helped him cope with … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 11 Comments

Trauma, Grief, and Finding Myself

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Livonne, a woman from Australia who lives with PTSD, anxiety and depression. She suffered sexual abuse as a child, as well as a marriage … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 12 Comments

To the Sea

Photo taken by contributor Phedias Hadjicharalambous, a 33-year-old man from Nicosia, Cyprus. He began delving into photography last year during a difficult time after the death of his beloved grandmother. It helped him cope with … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 8 Comments

Fire

Photo taken by a first-time contributor from Warsaw, Poland. She is an amateur photographer who experienced depression after her fiancé passed away from cancer. About this photo: “This photo was taken in my … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 7 Comments

A Mother’s Grief

Please welcome first-time contributor Juls, a woman living with Bipolar 1. She was first misdiagnosed at 18 with Schizophrenia. It wasn’t until age 25 that she was properly diagnosed after being … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Meow

Photo taken by contributor Kait Mauro, a 22-year-old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native who has lived all over the country. Kait has a diagnosis of major depression, severe and recurrent, as well as … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Grand Simplicity

Photo taken by contributor Phedias Hadjicharalambous, a 33-year-old man from Nicosia, Cyprus. Phedias got into photography last year during a difficult time after the death of his beloved grandmother. He also was closely connected to … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · 15 Comments

Milky Way; Night Sky

Photo taken by first-time contributor Alexandre Goulet, a Software Engineer from Ontario, Canada. He has found that photography is a great media through which he can escape the day to day trials of life. … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 16 Comments

Between the Rice Paddies, Cambodia

Photo taken by contributor Cassandra, a 32-year-old woman from New Zealand who lost her older brother to suicide when she was 14-years-old. Beyond being sad and shocked, she was very … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 12 Comments

Blooming After Loss

Photo taken by contributor Heather Hamilton, a 25-year-old woman from Utah. She suffers from major depression, OCD, as well as ADHD. She was officially diagnosed three years ago, but knew long before that she … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Without You

Photos taken by contributor Rachel Bussières, a 26-year-old Quebec
 City, Canada native, currently based out of the North Coast of California. She has been connected to mental illness since her childhood, … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · 7 Comments

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