Coffee Talks program on ‘Photographing Texas Nature’

Nature photographer Brian Loflin and his wife, Shirley, will present 'Photographing Texas Nature' during a Coffee Talks lecture March 12 at the Herman Brown Free Library in Burnet. Courtesy photo

BURNET — Nature photographers Brian and Shirley Loflin will speak about “Photographing Texas Nature” on March 12 during a Coffee Talks lecture at the Herman Brown Free Library.

The free program is 2 p.m. at the library, 100 E. Washington. Refreshments will be served at 1:30 p.m.

The Loflins have worked as naturalist photographers and writers for more than 20 years, according to a library news release. In addition to their shared work, Brian Loflin is a photographer for a variety of commercial and scientific endeavors, and Shirley Loflin is an artist and a collector of archival botanical specimens. The pair also conduct seminars and workshops and lead nature photography tours.

They wrote, produced and photographed “Grasses of the Texas Hill Country” and “Texas Cacti,” two photographic field guides for Texas A&M University Press. Their newest book due out soon is “Texas Wildflower Vistas and Hidden Treasures.” Copies of their books will be available for purchase after the program.

Coffee Talks presentations are the second Thursday of the month. The series continues through May with upcoming speakers Stan Poel, author of “Souls and Patriots,” a thriller in which veterans oppose terrorists, on April 9; and Clark Gray, author of “The Legendary Life of Bee Ho Gray,” the biography of his uncle, who starred on vaudeville stages and was a key performer in Wild West shows alongside the likes of Buffalo Bill and Will Rogers, on May 14.

For more information, call the library at (512) 715-5228 or go to www.hermanbrownfreelibrary.org.

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