This is from Ian, please read his story. This was my reply to him:
Ian, this image is spectacular! And you are right, you and you alone did it! It keeps me wanting to go back to look at it time and time again. It is like it is giving me a hug, which I really needed today! Thank you for sharing your story and your amazing talent!

Broken Light Collective

Photo taken by Ian, a 52-year-old Welsh rugby fan who was diagnosed with clinical depression 10 years ago and bipolar disorder. It has been a hard journey, with laughter, tears, and heartache, but the support of his wife and two children, 5 and 7 years old has helped keep him going. Ian feels he has gotten an unexpected gift from his depression, and that was self-taught photography. When he first got his camera in 2006, he could barely fix the strap and put it on, but he kept working at it and learning until it became an important part of his life. At first he hated himself with a passion, and thought he was nothing, scum, you name it, but as he developed an eye and technical skills, he started using it to get out and have a purpose, and in difficult social situations. But the most crucial thing…

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