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!

Twist

Photo taken by Danielle a contributor with a host of mental health issues that she refers to as her “mental mess.” It includes depression, anxiety, and hypomania. She uses her … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 5 Comments

Silhouettes

Photo taken by contributor Aggie, a woman currently living in Norway. She has had two very close friends, one male and one female, who have suffered from anorexia and related … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 8 Comments

Unable to Speak

Photo taken by contributor Kait Mauro, a 21-year-old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native who has lived all over the country. She is trying to see all 50 states and has been to … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 10 Comments

Falling into the Abyss of Depression

Photo taken by contributor Jocelyn Ang, a 20-year-old woman from Singapore. Her mother was diagnosed with clinical depression when she was just 12-years-old. This was difficult for her, and over the next few … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 12 Comments

Smoke Signals

Photo taken by contributor Quita, a teenager from England. She has experienced severe self-esteem and confidence issues since she was 14-years-old, when the pressures of school and her social life started to … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Secret Sadness

Photo taken by contributor Quita, a teenager from England. She has experienced severe self esteem and confidence issues since she was 14-years-old, around the start of her first set of formal exams. … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · 13 Comments

Cracked

Photo taken by first-time contributor Quita, a teenager from England. She has experienced severe self-esteem and confidence issues since she was 14-years-old, around the start of her first set of formal exams. … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 7 Comments

Moving On

Photo taken by Natalia from Boston, Massachusetts. She is 17 years old, and recovering from anorexia nervosa. About this photo: These walls only remind me of the feelings of negativity, anxiousness, loneliness, … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · 9 Comments

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