I follow the Broken Light Collective on Facebook.
It’s an amazing project — highlighting the photography of people dealing with mental health issues.
I just discovered that I can reblog the posts. You will probably see more of these phenomenal women and men using their cameras to capture and express their lives.
Photo taken by contributor Livonne, a 54-year-old woman from the Blue Mountains in NSW Australia who lives with PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Livonne had a tumultuous childhood which was followed by what turned out to be a violent marriage. With three young children, she set about making a new life as a single parent, but was put through over four years of being stalked and traumatised which culminated in the death of her only daughter on an access visit. After raising her remaining children, she finally had a breakdown after they were grown up. She was diagnosed with Complex PTSD and that’s when Livonne set about making as many changes to her life as she could. She went back to school in her fifties to study Diploma of Photography and has used that as a base to create her fine art conceptual photography pieces. She has always been enthralled by fairy…
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