Brian Bookwalter

Brian Bookwalter

Associate Professor


Commercial Photography

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Brian Bookwalter earned a BA in Economics and Environmental Science from Bucknell University and his MS degree in Photography from The Brooks Institute of Photography. Brian is an Assistant Professor in the Commercial Photography program at Appalachian State University. He teaches a variety of courses including PHO2022 (Photographic imaging 2), PHO3042 (Studio Photography), PHO3092 (Professional Photographic Practices), PHO4422 (Product Photography), PHO4492 (Photographic Portfolio).

Brian has owned and operated Bookwalter Photography LLC since 2002 specializing in Architectural, Editorial, and Commercial Advertising photography.  Bookwalter Photography has been based out of Indianapolis, IN, Houston, TX and Boone, NC. Brian has had over 2000 of his images published in regional, national and international magazines, including 120 covers. Brian’s Commercial clients have included: Eddie Bauer, Giorgio Armani, L’Oreal Paris, Borden Dairy Corp., Hooters of America, Cambria USA, The Futon Factory, Lauth Property Group and Ten-x Corp.