About the Artist:

Christopher Broughton – photographer – educator

Christopher has been teaching photography in undergraduate and graduate photography programs since 1996. Currently he is teaching photography at Mount Saint Mary’s University and Antelope Valley College. He served as a core faculty member from 1996-2016 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. His course offerings have included courses in Introduction to the Studio, Advanced Studio Applications ,Digital Photography, Digital Asset Management, The View Camera, Zone System, Optics of Fine Art, Street Photography and Photographic Theory.

One of the true highlights of his teaching has been the opportunity to spend the last 7 summers before COVID taking students to study in Paris, the “City of Light” for the summer.

In addition to his passion for photographic education, he is also a photographer / retoucher for the commercial photo studio at Deckers Brands (Ugg, Koolaburra, Hoka, Teva, Sanuk, and Deckers X-Lab) in Santa Barbara, CA.


Christopher teaches:


The Artist’s Portrait – Editorial Photography

Date: TBD
Location: Ilan-Lael Center, Julian, CA
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cost: $350
Instructor: Christopher Broughton, www.christopherbroughton.com

Using Ilan-Lael’s unique location at James Hubbell’s Studio, Instructor Christopher Broughton, will explore the artist environment in real-time with working Hubbell Studio artists to show students how to make beautiful editorial style portraits. Broughton teaches techniques that transform the challenges of the environment into tools to help tell the artist story. take advantage of the artist environment to help

Techniques will be explored using available light, modifying available light with easy-to-use portable modifiers, and utilizing portable lights on location.  Assignments will be both on campus as well as in the nearby community.  Assignments will be followed by group critiques and discussion.

Students are required to bring DSLR camera and editing software.

Food provided:

Saturday – Continental Breakfast and Lunch

Sunday  – Continental Breakfast

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