From the Town of Leesburg, VA – At 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2011, Frank Ruggles, formerly an official photographer with the National Park Service, will be speaking at the Thomas Balch Library. The lecture is free and open to the public. The Thomas Balch Library is located at 208 West Market Street in downtown Leesburg.
Frank Ruggles served as an official photographer of the National Park Service from 2007 to 2010. During his tenure, he visited and photographed over 150 National Parks, Monuments and Forests across the nation. Frank described his work as a National Park Service photographer as his “dream job,” a position once held by his photographic hero, Ansel Adams.