Development and Progress (Also SPARK photo festival and Workshop)

image of sunset over snowy fieldDriving out to the north of town I turned my head to see this lovely burnished sunset hovering over a fallow field.

It was directly across from a construction site that’s been under construction for some time.

image of power shovel with barn in snowI last stopped at this spot over a year ago.

At first I thought maybe they weren’t getting much work done, but as I walked away from the shovel I could hear the “back up” beeping of dump trucks a fair distance behind me.

The new subdivision is being laid down deep into the forest that used to stretch across the area.

Feeling a little put off by the enormous chunk of land that has been cleared just to make an entrance to a subdivision I headed west.

image of sunset over snowy fieldsAs the sun went down I found a long stretch of land that has yet to be subdivisioned.

How long? How long until this is all paved, piped, powered and propertied?


Also, I’m co-conducting a workshop tomorrow through the SPARK photo festival. I’ll be talking about all the things you need to know about how to put together an exhibit including choosing a theme and venue and how to get people to come see your work.


Saturday, January 12, 2013, 9 am to 1pm
Location: Peterborough Public Library Auditorium

8:30 am to 9:00 am Registration/Meet & Greet
9:00 to 1 pm Presentations, Q&A, Handouts

To register, please send a confirmation email to the SPARK administrative secretary Please include your name, mailing address, phone number, website (if any) and most important, your email address.

And if you’re interested in registering for an exhibition you can find out more and download the registration package on the SPARK website.


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