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!

With Open Arms

Photo taken by first-time contributor Katie Claire who has struggled with anxiety, depression, disorder eating, and somatic symptoms from her past. After being given at second chance at life through the … Continue reading

July 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Cosmic Love

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

February 7, 2017 · 6 Comments

My Pain

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

June 1, 2016 · 8 Comments

Fear Of Failure

Please welcome first-time contributor Keith, a photographer who has struggled with depression. Keith has spent the last year working on a 365 project, sharing one photo per day for 365 days. Through … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 4 Comments

A Heart Renewed

Please welcome first-time contributor Matthew Malin, a 23-year-old man who lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Matthew has suffered bouts of depression and anxiety for nearly five years. He uses his writing, photography, and … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 7 Comments

The Manic Brain

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman in her thirties who has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Type II. Danielle is a writer, photographer, coach, and the Executive Director of Broken Light … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · 5 Comments

The Year Out

Please welcome first-time contributor Amy Collier, a third-year photography student who has been suffering with Anorexia for five years and has received various forms of treatment. Now in the process of … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · 6 Comments

Distorted Reality

Please welcome first-time contributor SJ, a 28-year-old woman who has been diagnosed with OCD, PTSD and psychosis. Photography has given her a focus, and an outlet to express the feelings that … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beauty Comes From the Heart

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

October 28, 2013 · 21 Comments

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