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!

Lost

Photo taken by contributor Shelby Hall, a mother in her twenties from Dallas, Texas. Before her boys were born, she had a difficult relationship with her now fiancé, in part due to his … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Flying Thoughts

Photo taken by contributor Sophie, a woman who was born in Belgium on Woodstock day in 1969. Sophie is mom to a wonderful boy who has been diagnosed as being on the Autism … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · 4 Comments

Life Gets Better

Photo taken by contributor Morgan, a 21-year-old woman living in California. Morgan has suffered from bipolar depression and anxiety for many years. She experienced her first anxiety attack at the age of 10, and it … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Alone with Autism

Please welcome first-time contributor Sophie, a woman who was born in Belgium on Woodstock day in 1969. Sophie is mom to a wonderful boy who has been diagnosed as being on the Autism … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 3 Comments

My Light

Photo taken by contributor Morgan, a 20-year-old woman living in California. Morgan has suffered from bipolar depression and anxiety for many years now. Her mental health improved greatly after the birth of her daughter, when she felt true unconditional love … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Self Care

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

May 27, 2015 · 8 Comments

The Beauty of the Different

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

April 14, 2015 · 6 Comments

Broken Tree

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Sherri Matthews, a 54-year-old woman who lives in Somerset, England. Sherri is the mother of three grown children. Her youngest, her now 21-year-old daughter, was diagnosed three years … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · 11 Comments

The Unhomed Stone

Please welcome first-time contributor Victoria, a 41-year-old mother of three, who lives and writes in the UK. First diagnosed with depression after the birth of her second child, she has worked … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 4 Comments

Motherhood

  Photo taken by contributor Fleur Alston, a 42-year-old mother attempting to document her family through photography. One of her children suffers from anxiety and panic attacks. It makes her feel … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 12 Comments

Friendship in Havana

Photo taken by contributor Thirdeyemom, a woman who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

One Step at a Time

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman with bipolar disorder, and accompanying anxiety and depression. She is also a wife, mother, and artist. About this photo: “My daughter is my inspiration. … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

Nature’s Beauty

Photo taken by contributor Leya, a single mother working in the mental health field. She has a child with multiple barriers, including severe anxiety, and grew up in a highly anxious … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

My Greatest Treasure

Photo taken by contributor Danielle in New Jersey. She struggles with a host of mental health issues, including severe depression, anxiety, and panic attacks. She is grateful to have photography, … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 14 Comments

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