Nature Visions Photo Expo (nvpe.org) is the largest local photo trade fair in the greater Metro DC/Maryland/Northern VA area held for one whole weekend every November and attracting photographers of all levels to further their skills and talk shop.
Hustle and Bustle (this photo and the one below it have been used both on the nvpe.org website as well as some promotional materials. -- Jay)
NVPE 2015 Award Winners for both adult and youth categories.
Joe McNally shared a lot that day and they were especially useful for this fledgling young photog trying to make his dent in the universe.
There's a version of this with "fake" snow and it almost looked like a fairy tale. One of my personal favorite subjects---people working on something with a laser-like focus and in the process, birthing something new.