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!

Faith

Photo taken by contributor Livonne, a 55-year-old woman who lives in the Blue Mountains of Australia. Livonne was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder over 20 years ago following a troubled childhood, a … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

I’m Here

Photo taken by contributor autisticaplanet, a woman in her thirties who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · 4 Comments

Struggling with Faith

Photo taken by first-time contributor Chad Wise, a 42-year-old man from Ohio. Chad is living with bipolar depression. About this photo: “One area that many people forget about is the struggle with … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 8 Comments

Catching Up On Dreams

Photo taken by contributor Jeanette Clawson, a woman who has suffered from depression for more than 30 years, and anxiety for the last 15. Due to her mental health challenges, as well as other … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · 4 Comments

A Lost One

Photo taken by first-time contributor Street Wolf, a 32-year-old man from Jersey City, NJ and New York, NY. Growing up in Jersey City, he was exposed to many things a young man … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · 9 Comments

Finding Spirituality

Photo taken by contributor FromDarknesstoLight, a man from Germany who experienced a drug-related psychosis in December 2011, and has been taking medication since. He continued to regularly abuse drugs until last year when the … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 9 Comments

Cold

Photo taken by contributor Sarah, a 21-year old student who has struggled with generalized anxiety for most of her life and panic attacks since the beginning of college. She has … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · 13 Comments

Transcendence

Please welcome first-time contributor Sarah, a 21-year old student who has struggled with generalized anxiety for most of her life and panic attacks since the beginning of college. She has … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

Scarlet Forest

Please welcome first-time contributor Jeanne Fiedler, 59, of Washington Twp., NJ. She has been diagnosed with bipolar II disorder. It used to control her life, but no more. She has gotten through … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 12 Comments

Finding Peace, Without and Within

Photo taken by contributor Bipolar On Fire, a woman in her 40’s who lives and works in Boulder, Colorado. She has Bipolar Disorder and Depression, as well as Fibromyalgia. It is … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

Beneath A Melting Sky

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman who suffers from depression, agoraphobia, as well as anxiety and panic disorder. About this photo: “It’s hard for me to get out because of … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

11 Years Sober!

Photo taken by first-time contributor, Meg. Meg is a recovered alcoholic who has discovered not only how glorious life can be, but that everyone can have access to such joy. … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 38 Comments

Beacon of Hope

Photo taken by Callum Snape, whose sister helps treat substance abusers and people with mental health issues on a daily basis. She is an amazing woman who helps heal people, an … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 11 Comments

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