Golden Cave

© Terry Cervi

Golden Cave

Christine R. Lobsinger Student 2/2/2011 9:26:03 PM

Hello Terry, this is so beautiful! Lovely, lovely image you made!
What is the Cave of the Winds building exactly? I'll have to check your side out~
Smiling Christine #1349724

Patricia A. Coblentz 2/3/2011 1:00:46 AM

This is exquisite, Terry...such beautiful light on the iced trees...and throughout! Lovely comp, scene, and details! #9209408

Carolyn M. Fletcher 2/3/2011 2:20:33 AM

FAVE!! #9209480

Tammy M. Anderson 2/3/2011 2:49:59 AM

Just beautiful, Terry. #9209504

Michelle Alton 2/3/2011 3:30:32 AM

Definitely a favorite for me...

And you've written such an enticing description. If you ever wanted to lead tours around the Falls, you'd have a huge following of Bucket Listers! #9209549

Ellen Hodges 2/3/2011 3:40:17 AM

Lovely light and awesome detail, Terry! The ice on the trees tops it off to perfection!!! #9209569

Ron McEwan 2/3/2011 4:07:00 AM

Your winter shots are so beautiful Terry. Do they have rain jackets for camera's LOL. #9209633

Maria A. Gonzalez 2/3/2011 4:15:51 AM

Just beautiful,Terry...Very pretty lighting and composition.The light really adds a very nice touch to this winter scene. #9209649

Leslie McLain 2/3/2011 4:23:52 AM

Beautiful winter capture and light, Terry. #9209662

Jack Gaskin 2/3/2011 4:47:13 AM

A gorgeous winter scene. However just looking at it has every joint in my body aching from the very thought of the cold & damp.

I'll stick w/Florida & the pool

Stay Warm & Dry
Jack #9209721

R. J. Laudenbacher 2/3/2011 5:13:49 AM

WOW Carol...this is gorgeous golden light that you have captures in such a beautiful winter scene. Outstanding work my friend. #9209796

Freddy Bland 2/3/2011 5:33:10 AM

Very beautiful winter image, Terry! #9209832

John Rivera 2/3/2011 5:52:49 AM

Outstanding capture Terry! #9209881

Val Feldman 2/3/2011 5:57:17 AM

Perfect...(but what else would it be? :) What a contrast between the heavy and cold dreary winter's sky and the burst of low golden sunshine captured at the end of the road. You have an amazing eye with the patience of a saint to wait for this perfect moment - or you have one very generous photo angel guiding you and riding on your shoulder - think it's a combo of both - :) #9209891

Lisa J. Boulden 2/3/2011 7:42:21 AM

Such a glorious winter scene!
Very well done, Terry!
~♥~Lisa #9210081

Tiia Vissak 2/3/2011 12:10:25 PM

great tones, light & pov! #9210579

Carla Capra 2/3/2011 12:25:24 PM

Hi Terry;
I love the golden tones of the cave entrance. Stunning image and great light.
;) CC #9210602

Joanne E. Bohenstengel 2/3/2011 12:43:33 PM

This is so beautiful. Love mother nature's lighting. #9210629

Agnes Fegan 2/3/2011 1:23:37 PM

Oh wow, this is just gorgeous! We've been to Niagara Falls twice but never in the winter...would love to see it like this! #9210696

Kathy Salerni 2/3/2011 2:47:53 PM

Holy cow! What lighting this has, Terry! Perfect moment for the perfect shot! #9210872

Carol L. Fowler 2/3/2011 4:41:00 PM

Awesome winter scene and perfect light! #9210992

Orsi 2/3/2011 5:37:13 PM

Beautiful!Great shot Terry!! #9211103

Terry Cervi 2/3/2011 6:49:51 PM

Thank you all very much for your kind comments, folks! #9211262

Rona L. Schwarz 2/3/2011 8:44:28 PM

Oh Terry, this is superb! The golden lighting is exquisite - it really draws your eye into the image. Gorgeous winter landscape - love the snow-ladden trees and the winter sky. Incredible detail and clarity, as always. I am amazed at how long you must have waited in the cold to get this light! #9211394

Laura E. Swan 2/3/2011 9:41:36 PM

Count me in! When does the tour leave? This is on the American side then. I was to the Canadian.

This is so very enchanting, Terry. The light, the entrance, the snow...WOW! Everything. This has an old world royal feel to it as well. Just beautiful.

Happy to be your new facebook friend too! :)

-Laura :D #9211450

Nadia Paul 2/3/2011 10:19:39 PM

You bring a little bit of magic to every image you make Terry - this is beautiful beyond words. #9211517

Phyllis Burchett 2/4/2011 5:54:02 AM

Beautiful scene you've captured! #9212241

Karen Celella 2/4/2011 8:07:29 AM

Stunningly beautiful winter scene, Terry! #9212522

Dayna Cain 2/4/2011 10:41:48 AM

Amazing! #9212769

Tammy Espino 2/4/2011 2:47:12 PM

Simply beautiful!! #9213235

Richard D. Love 2/23/2011 9:38:22 AM

Beautiful light and composition, Terry. This almost looks like it was done by Currier and Ives!

Rick #9257769

Carol Flisak 1/24/2012 2:12:04 PM

This is beautiful, Terry... love the light, the snow, the composition! Congrats on your finalist! #9939522

Laura E. Swan 1/24/2012 2:23:10 PM

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos

I AM SO HAPPY to see this go finalist, Terry!!! I never forgot this VERY unique image! Maybe one day it wont just go GOLD but it will go FAMOUS! :))) It's one of a kind!

-Laura :D #9939649

Tammy Espino 1/24/2012 2:33:51 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist!! :) I see a winner!! :) #9939757

Lisa J. Boulden 1/24/2012 2:40:18 PM

The light here is warm and inviting. I love the contrast between the cold snow and the warm light. Really BEAUTIFUL, Terry!
Deserves a GOLD badge!
~♥~Lisa #9939825

Leslie McLain 1/24/2012 3:07:59 PM

Congrats on a stunning finlist, Terry. Love that light. #9940073

Lindley Johnson 1/24/2012 3:10:17 PM

A fabulous winter image with terrific composition and light. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Terry! #9940094

Kathy Salerni 1/24/2012 3:20:15 PM

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Terry! #9940163

Marcel J. Fernandez 1/24/2012 3:47:31 PM

Magnificent capture with wonderful light, composition, and just plain beautiful. Congratulations, Terry on your Finalist. #9940376

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/24/2012 3:56:08 PM

Outstanding and stunning capture, Terry!

Congrats again!
Debby #9940446

Carolyn McIntosh 1/24/2012 4:06:32 PM

This is so gorgeous . .. and huge congratulations. #9940541

Pat Abbott 1/24/2012 4:10:10 PM

This is gorgeous! Love the light! Congrats again Terry! #9940569

Ellen Hodges 1/24/2012 4:29:59 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck with this awesome finalist, Terry!!! #9940747

Tammy M. Anderson 1/24/2012 4:48:35 PM

Beautiful finalist. Congrats, Terry. #9940952

Renee Doyle 1/24/2012 4:59:49 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Terry!! Congratulations! #9941059

Kaye Burazin 1/24/2012 5:18:55 PM

Wow double my pleasure this month....congrats to you Terry #9941293

Mary Timman 1/24/2012 5:19:46 PM

Beautiful finalist, Congratulations! #9941305

Judy V. Kennamer 1/24/2012 5:28:27 PM

Sooooo beautiful Terry!!!! Congrats!!!!! #9941387

Chris Schlosser 1/24/2012 5:43:02 PM

Wow! Stunning image, Terry! Congratulations on your FINALIST! #9941508

Patrick Rouzes 1/24/2012 5:52:05 PM

Hey, Terry, Congratulations & good luck on this amazing Finalist, my friend! #9941621

Sabrina Ryan 1/24/2012 5:53:37 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Terry! #9941643

Christopher J. Budny 1/24/2012 6:23:45 PM

I love the light, deep in the composition! Congratulations! #9941966

Bobby Ray Goodman 1/24/2012 6:23:49 PM

Hi Terry,Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!! #9941967

Larry L. Redmon 1/24/2012 6:50:20 PM

Wonderful shot, Terry! Congratulations! #9942241

Phyllis Burchett 1/24/2012 6:52:02 PM

Gorgeous Terry, congrats! #9942262

Debbie Bray 1/24/2012 7:15:36 PM

Terry, absolutely superb, congratulations on your finalist! #9942422

R. J. Laudenbacher 1/24/2012 7:36:21 PM

Congratulations Carol on this beautiful golden capture. Best of luck to you in the next round. #9942557

Heather Loewenhardt 1/24/2012 7:39:31 PM

Amazing depth and lighting captured here terry. Congrats on another well deserved award. I hope this goes gold. #9942581

Carla Capra 1/24/2012 7:53:04 PM

Congrats! #9942652

Agnes Fegan 1/24/2012 8:08:49 PM

I just love this Terry ... congratulations! #9942723

Carol L. Fowler 1/24/2012 8:26:54 PM

Love the light! Huge Congrats! #9942799

Val Feldman 1/24/2012 8:38:49 PM

I absolutely loved this when you initially submitted! Still think this is one of your Top 10 Most Amazing Shots - the light is phenomenal - your Photo Angel was riding high on your shoulder that day directing that golden light to spill exactly when you were 100% ready for that perfect moment and capture....Kudos, Ms. T - Know it's destined for the Winner's Circle! #9942846

Phyllis A. Houghton 1/24/2012 8:41:22 PM

WOW this is beautiful and the lighting is magical. Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Terry. #9942856

Ann Coates 1/24/2012 8:45:41 PM

I definitely would love to do this walk. Congratulations on your stunning finalist Terry. #9942878

Rona L. Schwarz 1/24/2012 9:04:11 PM

How well I remember this one, Terry! So very magical and enchanting with that special golden light. Definitely worthy of more gold! Congratulations, my friend, on an amazing finalist and hope to see gold coming up! #9942941

Ian M. Hill 1/24/2012 9:17:05 PM

I seemed to have missed this before,however a stunning capture Terry,well earned finalist! #9942980

Irene Colling 1/24/2012 9:48:03 PM

Amazing light play in the wonderful scene. The contrast between the golden glow in the background and the shaded trees creates a dramatic image.

Congratulations on your excellent Finalist photo. #9943080

Stefania Barbier 1/25/2012 12:30:02 AM

superb capture and clarity Terry... congratulations!!! #9943370

Joanne E. Bohenstengel 1/25/2012 3:52:03 AM

Congratulations, Terry. well deserved. #9943839

Danny B. Head 1/25/2012 3:55:57 AM

Love the light! Congrats! #9943867

Marilyn Cornwell 1/25/2012 4:03:16 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Terry! #9943905

Christine R. Lobsinger 1/25/2012 4:37:39 AM

This is SPECTACULAR and the LIGHT is glorious... I loved this shot when I first saw it...
A big Congratulations to you Terri..
Lovely, Lovely Finalist... and I know we will see this one again!!!
Smiling With You,
Chris #9944087

Bojan Bencic 1/25/2012 4:44:10 AM

WOW. Congratulations on your finalist, Terry! #9944115

FERNANDA KINGSLEY-THOMAS 1/25/2012 5:58:52 AM

Congratulations Terry. This is so well deserved. You deserve a prize just for putting yourself out there to take this wonderful shot. What you achieve in this picture is os great. The golden light against the white is magic. How I would love to have it framed on my wall. #9944317

Bill Johnson 1/25/2012 6:07:11 AM

Terry, Congrats. I expect to see this one again. #9944372

Mary Beth Aiello 1/25/2012 6:23:00 AM

Perfection!!!!!!!!!! Spectacular work, Terry. Huge congrats on this simply outstanding finalist. We will see this again. #9944432

Usman Bajwa 1/25/2012 7:45:20 AM

Anything less than a First Place will not do justice to the image, Terry. EXPECT great things for this, good luck!

UB. #9944688

Julianne Bradford 1/25/2012 8:22:54 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Terry. Perffect lighting and glow :-) #9944819

Mitch Spence 1/25/2012 11:43:53 AM

I missed seeing this before. The combination of deep shade and golden light is spectacular, Terry. Congratulations. #9945295

Amanda J. Tanner 1/25/2012 1:45:55 PM

Congratulations Terry! So beautiful and a favorite! #9945564

Debbie Bray 1/25/2012 2:30:16 PM

Absolutely stunning, Terry!! Congratulations on your winner!!! #9945661

Debbie Bray 1/25/2012 2:30:28 PM

Absolutely stunning, Terry!! Congratulations on your winner!!! #9945664

ROBIN-LEE M. Vieira 1/25/2012 2:48:52 PM

Absolutely stunning! Congrats!!!! #9945757

Tammy Espino 1/25/2012 2:49:26 PM

Congratulations on your win :) #9945766

Renee Doyle 1/25/2012 2:51:24 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Terry!! #9945787

Kathy Salerni 1/25/2012 2:59:16 PM

Big congrats on your Gold Winning image, Terry! #9945849

Heather Loewenhardt 1/25/2012 3:03:44 PM

Huge congratulations on this gold medal win. Love it! #9945878

Jessica Jenney 1/25/2012 3:05:22 PM

Congrats, Terry on your gorgeous winner! #9945887

Christopher J. Budny 1/25/2012 3:33:49 PM

Congratulations once more, Terry! #9946021

Bobby Ray Goodman 1/25/2012 3:39:42 PM

Congratulations my friend!!!! #9946051

Val Feldman 1/25/2012 3:48:50 PM

A huge TX-sized YIPPEE!! Biggest and warmest congrats to you on this excellent and very stunning Gold Winner, Ms. T!! (I wanna be you when I grow up! :) :) #9946078

Chris Schlosser 1/25/2012 3:55:28 PM

Stunning! Congratulations on your win, Terry :) #9946101

Anita N. Hogue 1/25/2012 4:04:13 PM

WOWSA, nothing less than perfection!

Congratulations! #9946122

Amy M. Wilson 1/25/2012 4:16:18 PM

Fabulous work... love the feel of this, Terry! Huge congrats on a well-deserved win!!! #9946162

Lindley Johnson 1/25/2012 4:35:55 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful Second Place Winner, Terry! #9946234

Mary Timman 1/25/2012 4:50:01 PM

Huge Congratulations Terry!
#9946282

Leslie McLain 1/25/2012 5:47:36 PM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Terry. #9946434

R. J. Laudenbacher 1/25/2012 5:51:07 PM

WTG Carol. A huge congrat on your beautiful winner! #9946447

Phyllis Burchett 1/25/2012 6:29:06 PM

BIG Congrats Terry on this gorgeous winner! #9946562

Carol Flisak 1/25/2012 6:54:30 PM

Huge congrats on your stunning winner, Terry! #9946629

Sabrina Ryan 1/25/2012 6:58:46 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful Winning image, Terry! #9946647

Patrick Rouzes 1/25/2012 7:08:47 PM

Did not have time to Congratulate all my friends' Finalists, Terry!
COngratulations on this incredible WINNER, my friend! #9946670

Mary K. Robison 1/25/2012 7:16:20 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner, Terry! Beautiful capture! #9946687

Rona L. Schwarz 1/25/2012 8:47:43 PM

I knew we'd see more gold on this one, Terry! Super Congrats, my friend - a sensational Gold Winner! #9946857

Ellen Hodges 1/25/2012 8:54:39 PM

Huge congrats on this gorgeous and fabulous winner, Terry!!!! Sooooo glad to see GOLD attached to this beauty!! #9946869

FERNANDA KINGSLEY-THOMAS 1/25/2012 9:28:06 PM

Congratulations again Terry. So well deserved this gold.You've done a magnificent job.
#9946917

Kathy Wesserling 1/25/2012 9:53:37 PM

This must have been a resub. It's so gorgeous and deserved a second chance at the Gold. Congratulations on accomplishing it.

Between a few of us, we may increase the visitor population, eh? #9946947

Carolyn McIntosh 1/25/2012 10:24:23 PM

So well deserved . . Congratulations. #9946987

Tiia Vissak 1/25/2012 11:55:43 PM

Congratulations on your Winner! #9947065

Sandra J. Anderson 1/25/2012 11:56:07 PM

Very beautiful Terry.
congratulations on your win. #9947068

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/26/2012 12:43:46 AM

Incredible light and scenery Terry. Congratulations on your WIN! #9947135

Usman Bajwa 1/26/2012 3:07:08 AM

HUGE CONGRATZ on getting in the Golden Circle, Terry!!! I still think it should've gone even further!!

UB. #9947258

Stephen Zacker 1/26/2012 3:25:36 AM

Beautiful. Congratulations, Terry #9947324

Bojan Bencic 1/26/2012 3:27:11 AM

Fantastic. Congratulations on your win, Terry! #9947329

Marilyn Cornwell 1/26/2012 3:52:39 AM

It's wonderful to see this a winner, Terry! #9947387

Julie Burnett 1/26/2012 3:53:52 AM

Congratulations on this stunning winner, Terry!! #9947393

Patricia A. Coblentz 1/26/2012 4:09:24 AM

What a breathtaking scene...the light is just gorgeous, Terry! Congratulations on your winner for this outstanding photography!! #9947431

Danny B. Head 1/26/2012 5:01:06 AM

Love the light on this one! Congrats on your win, Terry! #9947557

Mary Dimitriw 1/26/2012 7:48:20 AM

Congratulations on your golden winner Terry! #9947813

Linda D. Lester 1/26/2012 8:58:58 AM

Congratulations on your awesome win! #9947969

Carla Capra 1/26/2012 9:57:27 AM

Congratulations! #9948101

Julianne Bradford 1/26/2012 10:19:58 AM

Congratulations Terry..so glad to see this beauty go gold! #9948164

John Connolly 1/26/2012 12:26:56 PM

Congratulations on winning gold, Terry! A well deserved award for this delightful capture! #9948372

Bill Johnson 1/26/2012 4:45:39 PM

Terry, Wonderful winner that even I could predict. Big congrats. #9948867

Ken Smith 1/26/2012 5:01:00 PM

Beautiful, Terry. Congrats on the gold!! #9948901

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/26/2012 7:50:10 PM

Huge congrats on your win, Terry! #9949100

John Rivera 1/27/2012 6:51:07 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner! #9950079

Michael M. Petrizzo 1/27/2012 7:03:10 AM

Big congrats Terry. The washes of light really make this special. #9950118

Neal D. Hatcher 1/27/2012 10:29:00 AM

Congratulations on your gold #9950447

Ann Coates 1/27/2012 12:18:46 PM

So pleased to see this with Gold underneath it, congrtulations Terry. #9950779

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/28/2012 4:31:11 PM

Congratulations on being part of an extraordinary group of winners for this month. This is so beautiful... #9952791

Ian M. Hill 1/29/2012 8:44:35 PM

Congratulations Terry a well deserved gold win! #9954645

Dave Montero 2/2/2012 11:25:40 AM

Fantastic clarity and light. Well done Terry. Congratulations on your win. #9961138

Merna L. Nobile 2/2/2012 2:12:28 PM


You can feel it in the air, the anticipation of waiting for the awards to arrive. The talent that is on display for all to see and share is amazing. Congratulations to all the January, 2012 winners. Merna
#9961536

Carol Eade 2/6/2012 2:51:06 PM

So gorgeous, Terry, congratulations! #9968526

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 2/7/2012 8:27:45 PM

Congratulations on a wonderful WIN :-) #9970714

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Cave of the Winds building, Niagara Falls, USA.
This is the entrance to the Cave of the Winds where you ride an elevator 175 feet deep to the Niagara Gorge. Clad in rain ponchos and special footwear, you walk the wooden walkways that lead to the Hurricane Deck which brings you just 20 feet from the Bridal Veil Falls. You will get wet!

Uploaded on 2/2/2011 8:46:15 PM

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