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!

Multiple Exposure

Please welcome first time contributor Beth, a 22-year-old photography student from the UK. Through her images she aims to reduce the stigma and stereotypes often attached to mental health issues by … Continue reading

December 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

I Still Exist

Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer, painter, and healer from Northeast Kansas. Carrie is on an evolving journey. In her past, she was affected by chronic physical and mental illnesses, including depression. Photography, … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 5 Comments

Stigma

Photo taken by contributor Susan, a 42-year-old woman diagnosed with schizophrenia. Susan grew up on a grain and cattle farm near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in Canada, and enjoys taking pictures of nature and wildlife. … Continue reading

October 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Inner City Tree

Please welcome first-time contributor Susan, a 42-year-old woman diagnosed with schizophrenia. Susan grew up on a grain and cattle farm near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in Canada, and enjoys taking pictures of nature and wildlife. … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Mismatched

Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a health care professional in his forties who has battled depression and addiction for most of his … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Metamorphosis

Photo taken by contributor Jacque who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and ADHD. She is a graphic designer, wife, and mother to two boys. She is learning to draw from God’s strength … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · 7 Comments

I Am Human

Please welcome first-time contributor Nathan Walker, a man who was first diagnosed with autism when he was a young child. Learning how to live with autism was a challenge for him. From a … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · 5 Comments

Through The Lens

Through The Lens – an initiative by the non-profit Broken Light Collective – is a cross-platform mental health awareness campaign that will run from May 1st-31st for Mental Health Month. The … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

How The Light Gets In

Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a 41-year-old health care professional who has battled depression and addiction for most of his life. He … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Struggle

Photo taken by first-time contributor Evangeline Willis, a 22-year-old woman from Plymouth, England, who has struggled with anxiety and depression. Evangeline uses still life and models in her photography to capture complex emotions. She … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

One Of Those Days

Photo taken by contributor Tracy, a 31-year-old woman who lives with her husband and 9-year-old daughter in Glasgow, UK. Tracy has struggled with anxiety and depression for several years. She worked as an office … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · 4 Comments

Tangle of Life

Please welcome first-time contributor Jamie. After spending most of her life in and out of deep depressions, she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a few years ago. She spent the first several … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · 6 Comments

Lazy

Photo taken by contributor Liz Gilbert, a 29-year-old aspiring photographer who was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder at the age of 15. She takes photos as a form of therapy. Liz struggled … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Through the Glass Darkly

Photo taken by contributor Kyle Anderson, a man from Saskatchewan, Canada. Kyle is a 41-year-old health care professional who has battled depression and addiction for most of his life. He … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 3 Comments

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