About Brian Loflin
Photographer, Author, Teacher, and Consultant
Brian Loflin is a highly respected photographer, author, teacher, and consultant. His seasoned professional career spans more than four decades in the advertising, aviation, bio-medical and publishing industry.
As a graduate biologist with an extensive background in marketing and communications, his early experience was as a medical photographer and a freelance photojournalist producing materials that served a variety of educational, technical and consumer publications. Brian’s award-winning photographs have been published in many international magazines as well as books and other publications, including major news agencies of the world.
His work that spans four decades has won numerous industry awards, but most importantly, his work has won the admiration and respect of his clients. Those clients include leading names in the advertising and aerospace industry including: Bozell Worldwide, Young and Rubicam, Milici Advertising, Frye-Sills Advertising, Fairchild Aircraft, Saab Aircraft Corporation, Aeritalia, Raytheon/Beech Aerospace and BFGoodrich Aerospace.
Brian was active in several professional industry organizations including Aviation Writers and Photographers Association, and American Society of Media Photographers. He is a current member of International Society of Aviation Photographers and Organization of Biological Field stations. He is past president of the Minnesota Nature Photographers and founder and current president of the Austin Shutterbug Club.
Brian is a highly regarded teacher whose passion is in passing his knowledge and vision along to others. He currently teaches photography at the University of Texas at Austin and held similar positions at University of California at Riverside and Riverside Community College. Brian actively teaches and conducts seminars and workshops in many areas of photography. He also leads nature photography tours and workshops in a variety of global destinations.
Brian and his wife Shirley designed, authored and photographed Grasses of the Texas Hill Country (now in its second printing) and Texas Cacti, two photographic field guides published by Texas A&M University Press and available at most book sellers. Their latest book, Texas Wildflower Vistas and Hidden Treasures is now in production. Brian also recently photographed and published a book on Austin’s Waller Creek.