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!

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Photo taken by contributor Shelby Hall, a mother in her twenties from Dallas, Texas. Before her boys were born, she had a difficult relationship with her now fiancé, in part due to his … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

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

Just Be You

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

June 3, 2016 · 2 Comments

Knot Hole

Photo taken by contributor Jo, a 63-year-old Native woman from Arizona who has been struggling most of her life with depression, PTSD and dissociation. Jo still struggles daily, but she is … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · 4 Comments

Crumpled

Photo taken by first-time contributor Cla-c, a 45-year-old wife and mother of four who was diagnosed with Cyclothymia a year ago. She always knew something was wrong with her, and that her actions … Continue reading

March 29, 2016 · 10 Comments

Worthless

Photo taken by contributor Amanda Sapp, a single mother in her thirties from Alma, Georgia. Amanda has struggled with severe depression for many years and was recently diagnosed with type 2 Bipolar Disorder. … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · 9 Comments

Wired For Struggle

Photography by contributor Katie McLaughlin, a teenager from Connecticut. Katie was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder and anxiety when she was thirteen years old. She has since been hospitalized many times due … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · 7 Comments

Avanzar

Photo taken by first-time contributor Javier Gutierrez, a 38-year-old man living in the Basque Country in the North of Spain. Javier works in Bilbao as a psychotherapist and groupanalyst. He works with mental health … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

A True Friend

Photography by contributor Katie McLaughlin, a teenager from Connecticut. Katie was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder and anxiety when she was thirteen years old. She has since been hospitalized many times due … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · 6 Comments

Summer Hikes

Photo taken by contributor Joshua Beharry, a 28-year-old from Vancouver, British Columbia, who has suffered from depression. Since recovering from a severe depressive episode in 2010, Josh has become a passionate advocate … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 6 Comments

Serenity

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

Perfectly Woven Together

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

My Body

Photo taken by contributor Kendra Kantor, a woman in her twenties from Chicago, Illinois. Kendra is a mother, writer and photographer who has suffered from mental health issues for most of … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 6 Comments

Stormy Abandonment

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · 5 Comments

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