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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Award wining photographer and instructor Brian Loflin to speak • 10 a.m. Saturday, February 7th • The Shanley House Gallery

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Snap and Scoot Travel Event and Photography is sponsoring an address by award wining photographer and instructor Brian Loflin, during Granbury Camera Club’s February Photography Renaissance Exhibition and Sale. Loflin will present “Photographing Texas Nature,” at 10 a.m., Saturday, February 7, at The Shanley House for the Arts, 224 N. Travis St. Granbury. There is no charge to attend.

Loflin is an instructor of photography at the University of Texas at Austin. He says, “Texas is a big state and its natural variety ranges from the smallest insects to the largest creatures and plants in the habitat in which they live,” says Brian. “I will discuss what to photograph, where to shoot and how to capture wonderful images of a vast number of these subjects.”

Brian Loflin ©2015
Loflin and his wife Shirley designed, authored and photographed Grasses of the Texas Hill Country and Texas Cacti, two photographic field guides published by Texas A&M University Press. 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. He is now planning two additional books, Grasses of Houston and the Upper Gulf Coast and Aquatic and Wetland Plants.

Brian Loflin ©2015



Loflin’s career spans more than four decades in the fields of advertising, aviation, bio-medical and publishing. As a graduate biologist with a background in marketing and communications, Loflin’s early experience was as a medical photographer and freelance photojournalist. His award-winning photos are published by many news agencies worldwide and in many international magazines, books and publications.

Turn in date for the First Annual Granbury Camera Club Renaissance Exhibition and Sale is January 17 from 8 a.m. to Noon at The Shanley House. Entry fees are: $15 for each photo or 3 photos for $30, with a limit of 3 entries. The photographs will be reviewed for acceptance into the show immediately following turn in. Photographs not accepted into the exhibition must be picked up from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. on January 17. Professional photographer Shad Ramsey of Granbury’s Red Door Photography will jury the show. Show dates are January 23 - February 28. An opening reception will be held Saturday, January 24, from 6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Snap & Scoot, founded by Phyllis Webster and her husband Jack Lawless, is a local travel and event photography group that offers amateur to intermediate photographers unique photographic experiences. Webster currently leads the Granbury Camera Club, which is a part of the Lake Granbury Art Association. For more information on the Club, call 817-680-4849.