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!

Inspiration Workshop: Lightness of Being

Please join us in welcoming back Palmer Davis, faculty member at the International Center of Photography, the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, located in New York City. Widely … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

Inspiration Workshop: Into the Light, Picturing Hope

Please join us in welcoming back Palmer Davis, faculty member at the International Center of Photography, the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, located in New York City. Palmer’s … Continue reading

June 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

Inspiration Workshop: Color Of Emotion

Please join us in welcoming back Palmer Davis, faculty member at the International Center of Photography, the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, located in New York City. Palmer’s … Continue reading

May 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Inspiration Workshop: Freedom

Please join us in welcoming Palmer Davis, the host of our first ever free photography inspiration workshop in honor of Mental Health Month. He will be providing four prompts over … Continue reading

May 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beautiful But Toxic

Photo by contributor Ben. Ben has an anxiety disorder manifesting itself in OCD and Depression. He also experiences low moods during the winter months. About this photo: “I often used to enjoy getting out on … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · 20 Comments

Sleepless

Photos taken by a woman with recurrent clinical depression. She also suffers from insomnia and at times hypomania. She is trying to work her way out of a severe episode. … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 9 Comments

Color, Moods, and Sensations

Photo taken by autisticaplanet, a 33-year-old woman who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog to pass along lifelong lessons … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 5 Comments

Silence and Awe

Photo taken by Tiger Lillies, a 48-year-old woman located in Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, all while raising her 2 young grandchildren, 4 and 6 years old. … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 6 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

Solitary

Photo taken by a woman with severe clinical depression, as well as anxiety and panic attacks. She loves taking photos as an outlet, and since she has not been able … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 9 Comments

Struggles, Part II, Chains of the Past

Photo taken by Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. This post is a follow-up to his recent Broken Light post Struggles, which was … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 15 Comments

Body in Nature

Photo taken by 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, when … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

Urban Rooftops

Photo taken by Clare, a woman who has been diagnosed with major depression, bipolar, among other things. Photography is something she studied in school some years ago, and still enjoys … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · 10 Comments

Photos by the Dog of a Depressed Woman

Photos taken by Audrey the Photographer Dog. She is a long-haired chihuahua mix shelter pup who was adopted in Los Angeles and takes photos by herself with a collar cam. She has … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · 11 Comments

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