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!

Rare Shot In Front Of The Lens

Photo taken by contributor Don, a man in his fifties from the Western North Carolina Mountains. Throughout his teens and twenties spikes of grandeur, depression, and anxiety were the norm, although back then no … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

Even in the Worst Places there is Hope

Photo taken by contributor Samantha Pugsley, a 24-year-old conceptual fine art photographer from Charlotte, North Carolina. She first picked up a camera during her junior year of college. This was right … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · 13 Comments

Confidence in a Pill

Photo taken by Katie Mc Dougall, a student photographer in Ireland who has suffered from Social Anxiety since she was 15. She was diagnosed almost 4 years ago and has been on medication … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 8 Comments

Displacement

Photo taken by Katie, a student photographer in Ireland. Katie has suffered from Social Anxiety since she was 15-years-old. 3 years ago she was diagnosed officially, and she has been on medication ever … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 9 Comments

Breaking Free

Photos taken by Katie Mc Dougall, a student photographer in Ireland. Katie has suffered from Social Anxiety since she was 15-years-old. 3 years ago she was diagnosed officially, and she has been … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 9 Comments

Behind the Veil

Photo by Sarah Sadowski. I had my first panic attack at age four, and I was properly diagnosed with severe panic disorder, agoraphobia, and generalized anxiety disorder when I was about … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

Fragmented

Photo taken by S. I am a 27 year old woman who has struggled with depression and anxiety since I was a teenager (and truthfully I have probably been depressed longer, … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 17 Comments

Living Life in the Slow Lane

Photos taken by Borderline Rigamarole. The title of my photo series is “Living Life in the Slow Lane (Social Anxiety Disorder)” from California. Your mind is something that can be … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

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