MIDDLEBURG, Virginia, February 6, 2014 – The Mosby Heritage Area Association, the Northern Virginia Piedmont preservation and education organization, will host local photographer Douglas Lees on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at 4:00pm. The meet-the-photographer event will take place at Blue Ridge Farm, at 1858 Blue Ridge Farm Road, Upperville, Virginia 20184.
Join two-time Eclipse award-winning equine photographer, Douglas Lees, as he showcases some of his best-known photos and recounts the fascinating experiences of photographing foxhunts, steeplechases, fly fishing, and beautiful scenes in nature. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to Douglas following his presentation and to purchase prints of his works that he has personally chosen for this event. His award-winning photos will also be on display.
Mr. Lees was born in Washington, D.C., but has lived all his life in Warrenton, Virginia, where his family has lived for generations. Mr. Lees started taking an interest in photography at age 16. He published his first photograph at age 17 on the front page of the Fauquier Times-Democrat. His career is in insurance, dealing with property, casualty, farm and equine. He spends his spare time taking photographs and devoting time to his other great passion, fly fishing. Mr. Lees also serves on the board of the Mosby Heritage Area Association as Treasurer.
The event has limited space, so reservations are recommended. Tickets are $25 for MHAA members, $30 for non-members. Please call 540-687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org to purchase.
The mission of the nonprofit Mosby Heritage Area Association, formed in 1995, is to help preserve the Northern Virginia Piedmont and increase public knowledge about this historic area. MHAA provides classroom history programs for 4th and 11th grade Virginia students, sponsors lectures, programs and field trips, and brings nationally known scholars to the area for its award-winning annual Civil War Conference. For more information, visit www.mosbyheritagearea.org.