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!

Green and lush

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Daniella, a college student, battling Depression and PTSD. She finds hope through expressing herself through photography and writing. She is passionate in sharing … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Good Morning and…

Photo taken by contributor Lakesh, a woman in her thirties who serves as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her first experience with depression came through a relationship. It was filled with ups and … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

New Perspective

Photo taken by contributor Captivating Bitter, a woman in her thirties who has struggled with anxiety and depression for most of her life. She has survived emotional abuse, sexual abuse and … Continue reading

July 31, 2017 · 3 Comments

Eye See You

Photo taken by contributor M. Delia Florez, an artist and writer who suffers from anxiety and depression. About this photo: “Eye see you.” _____ . **Visit Broken Light’s main gallery here ▸ Now a 501(c)3 … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Stillness

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer, painter, and healer from Northeast Kansas. Carrie is on an evolving journey. In her past, she was affected by chronic physical and mental illnesses, including depression. Photography, … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · 3 Comments

Beneath the Cracks

Photo taken by first-time contributor Trash Bash, a 27-year-old freelance TV creative from London. Her mother has had schizophrenia since Trash Bash was 16-years-old. The pitfalls were always more memorable and devastating … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Dance of Photography

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who suffers from major depressive disorder, anxiety, and panic disorder. Her family and photography are her inspirations and true loves. They keep her going on the … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 6 Comments

Enjoying the Moments

Photo taken by Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, and diving. … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

Trek of a Lifetime

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

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Getting Away From It All

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

October 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

All Things Must Pass

Photo taken by Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About the photo: “I was scouting a locale for our local Cross Country team … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 7 Comments

Breathless in Nepal

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

October 13, 2012 · 19 Comments

Fragile Web of the Mind

Photo taken by Ian, a 52-year-old Welsh rugby fan who was diagnosed with clinical depression 10 years ago and bipolar disorder. It has been a hard journey, with laughter, tears, and … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 13 Comments

Traveling in My Mind

Photo taken by a 31-year-old woman in Florida. She suffers from depression, anxiety, agoraphobia, and more or less depending on the day. About this photo: “I used to love to … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

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