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!

Shut Out The Pain

Photo taken by 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

July 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Misty Morning

Please say hello to first-time contributor Matt Floyd, a 40-year-old man based in West Sussex, England. Matt is recovering from depression after a series of losses and dealing with past traumas all came … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 14 Comments

Dreaming With Open Eyes

Photo taken by contributor Riccardo Bevilacqua, a 39-year-old nuclear physicist currently living between Sweden and Belgium. Riccardo loves to travel, and take photos of local people wherever he goes. He worked … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 7 Comments

Cattails at Dusk

Photo taken by contributor Jeanne Fiedler, a woman from Washington Twp., NJ, who has been diagnosed with bipolar II disorder. Her mood swings used to control her life, but she has since taken full charge of … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · 6 Comments

Balance

Photo taken by contributor Riccardo Bevilacqua, a 39-year-old nuclear physicist currently living between Sweden and Belgium. Riccardo loves to travel, and take photos of local people wherever he goes. He worked … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 17 Comments

Outsider Artists

Photos taken by contributor Natasha Shapiro, ATR-BC, LCAT from NYC. She has worked in the field of mental health for over 15 years, mainly in capacity as an art therapist and psychotherapist. … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Light Is Out There

Photo taken by SPIRAL, a 27-year-old woman from Prague, Czech Republic. She is a psychology student, a wife, a carer and a step-mother of an 8-year old. She also calls herself a … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · 11 Comments

Fighting Stigma

Photo taken by a woman who suffers from the mental health issues above, including depression, anxiety, and bipolar II. About this photo: “This is a submission for both Broken Light … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 8 Comments

Alone

Photo taken by Princess of Tides, a 24-year-old woman from the UK. She is studying for a PhD in Psychology, which she finds to be a bit ironic since she had her … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 7 Comments

Swirl of Color

Photo taken by a woman in her forties who has been diagnosed with Bipolar II and ADD. About this photo: “This photograph was taken in Brooklyn, NY. I hoped to capture … Continue reading

September 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

All in the Mind

Photo taken by n23art who has struggled with depression much of his life. Most of the time it’s manageable, but there have been a few times when it has hit him very … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

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