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!

Negative Thought Patterns

Photo taken by contributor Jacque who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and ADHD. She is a graphic designer, wife, and mother to two boys. She is learning to draw from God’s strength … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hands

Please welcome first-time contributor BaJa, a 42-year-old history teacher in a public secondary school. BaJa has recently been diagnosed with anxiety and depression after struggling with low self-esteem for over 25 years. … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · 3 Comments

Shadow of the Universe

Please welcome first-time contributor Ian Mcintyre, a 33-year-old man who was born in Aurora, Colorado, but grew up in Canada. He graduated high school and was diagnosed with Schizophrenia at the … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Mismatched

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

September 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Exposed

Please welcome first-time contributor Girl Gasper, a woman who has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, and Anxiety disorder, as well as a mild intellectual … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · 7 Comments

Mascara Tears

Photo taken by contributor Cla-c, a 45-year-old wife and mother of four who was diagnosed with Cyclothymia a year ago. She has battled severe depression, paranoia, and fearfulness throughout her life, and has … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Emotive Landscape

Photo taken by contributor Jaeda DeWalt, a conceptual self-portrait artist in her forties from Seattle, Washington. Her battles with mental illness hearken back to her earliest memories, at age four, when she became obsessed with the … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

After the Mania

Please welcome first-time contributor Kevin, a 37-year-old man diagnosed with ADHD, Borderline Personality Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder. He is recently separated from his wife of 12 years, with whom he has one child. Kevin lost his career … Continue reading

September 14, 2016 · 3 Comments

Remembering

Photo taken by contributor Jacque who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and ADHD. She is a graphic designer, wife, and mother to two boys. She is learning to draw from God’s strength … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

Seizure

Photo taken by Basil, who was struck by lightning at the age of 11, and was in a coma for eight months. Basil woke with a brain injury, and has had … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · 5 Comments

The Inner Child

Photo taken by contributor Livonne, a 55-year-old woman who lives in the Blue Mountains of Australia. She was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder over 20 years ago following a troubled … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

Back to Autumn

Photo taken by contributor Teija, a woman in her thirties from Finland. Teija suffered from a severe depressive episode at the age of 25, which turned into psychosis, and led to a … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · 14 Comments

The Death Of A Dream

Please welcome first-time contributor Jodie Beardmore, a 21-year-old photography student about to enter her final year of university. Jodie has begun creating a series based upon mental health after recently being … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dark and Lonely

Please welcome first-time contributor Anna Maria, a teenage photographer from a small village in central England. Anna was diagnosed with severe Anxiety and Depression at the age of 18, after being … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · 3 Comments

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