Photograph by Jess Bonham

Photographer and filmmaker Julian Broad was born in Hythe England in 1964.

Assistant 1981 -1987 to Ken Griffiths , Parkinson ,Snowdon and Bob Gothard .

Broad’s early commissions were for Arena magazine with Neville Brody and The Face magazine with Phil Bicker.

Michael Roberts and Neville Brody nominated Broad for awards in his first year as a photographer.

Contracted for two years to what was then Harpers and Queen magazine at the age of 24,he has since undertaken portrait and fashion commissions for expansive list of publications and commercial clients.

Contributing photographer to Vanity Fair for twenty five years and D la Repubblica for twenty one years.

A selection of Broad’s work is held in the National Portrait gallery.

In 2016 Julian was made a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

To view more of Julian’s work or to discuss a project please contact

Sophie Foden Pattinson

My school report circa 1980 . Mice had a nibble but you get the gist. Thanks Mr Billings.


  • Observer Magazine
  • Orlebar Brown
  • Island Records
  • Warner Music
  • BMW
  • Esquire
  • Conde Nast
  • Aboud + Aboud
  • Paul Smith
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Telegraph Magazine
  • D la Repubblica
  • Playboy
  • Asprey
  • ie:Music
  • Vanity Fair
  • Rolling Stone
  • New Yorker
  • Mercedes
  • Universal
  • Armani
  • Barbour
  • Forte Hotels
  • Harrods
  • IWC