A Country Christmas

© Terry Cervi

A Country Christmas

Michelle Alton 12/9/2011 1:41:53 PM

This is peacefully beautiful, Terry. #1428960

Tammy Espino 12/9/2011 1:48:29 PM

NY has snow already?? :) Awesome capture & work!!! I brought my mother up to snow when she was just here visiting! She said "Like I won't see enough when I go back home" hahahah Love this photo!!! #9855958

Joannie Bertucci 12/9/2011 1:59:14 PM

A totally warm and inviting Christmas scene Terry! #9855993

Tiia Vissak 12/9/2011 2:00:12 PM

a wonderful seasonal image! #9855996

Leslie McLain 12/9/2011 2:08:10 PM

Should be a Christmas card, Terry. Stunning image. #9856040

Bonnie C. Lackey 12/9/2011 2:40:00 PM

Oh, Terry. This is so "Currier & Ives" which makes it on my list of Christmas favorites. The composition is encompassing, the colors are warm, the Christmas Star is inspiring. Sigh...I love it... #9856138

Claudia Kuhn 12/9/2011 2:47:17 PM

Beautiful New England country scene Terry, wonderful work! #9856157

Robert R. Goodman 12/9/2011 2:56:35 PM

Hi Terry,so nice to see a post my friend.The only time I see snow is when I look across the valley and the peaks 80 miles away are covered in snow.Beautiful capture indeed,I agree Leslie.Should be a Christmas card!!!! #9856174

David Hurt 12/9/2011 3:00:27 PM

This is lovley Terry. #9856184

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/9/2011 3:18:20 PM

What a beauty Terri, you need to frame this and hang it or make note cards of this!
A favorite for me for sure!

jo ann c. #9856214

Bill Johnson 12/9/2011 3:26:21 PM

Terry, Hallmark may be calling you for this one. #9856221

Julianne Bradford 12/9/2011 3:26:44 PM

Such a beautiful holiday scene! Jo ann's right..this would make a beautiful Christmas card #9856223

Tammy M. Anderson 12/9/2011 3:57:05 PM

Beautiful comp. colors and capture, Terry. #9856254

Mary Dimitriw 12/9/2011 4:51:35 PM

Picture perfect Terry!! What a beautiful seasonal scene.

The snow in my pic disappeared by the end of the day...I always dream of a white Christmas and 9 times out of 10 it's not. LOL #9856293

Ken Smith 12/9/2011 5:11:28 PM

Rather magical...looks warm and comfy although the snow is on the ground. Excellent work, Terry! #9856323

Deborah C. Lewinson 12/9/2011 6:11:13 PM

Wow, Terry, love it!!!
Debby #9856390

Barbara Waldoch 12/9/2011 6:14:36 PM

Looks perfect, Terry! #9856398

Carol Eade 12/9/2011 7:37:21 PM

Beautiful winter scene, Terry, would make a lovely Christmas card. #9856463

Avril Young 12/9/2011 8:36:04 PM

it sure would make a wonderful Christmas Card...stunning scene and capture Terry...love your new photo...cute little dog too! #9856494

Rona L. Schwarz 12/9/2011 9:18:21 PM

I'm coming in late on this one, so everything I was going to say has already been said, and then some! A seasonal favorite for me,Terry! A very magical and peaceful Christmas scene - so warm and inviting - and yes, it would make a perfect Christmas card! Love the Christmas star! #9856520

Neal D. Hatcher 12/9/2011 10:09:11 PM

I,m late to so -Beautimus #9856557

Neal D. Hatcher 12/9/2011 10:09:47 PM

And -FAVS #9856558

Ann Coates 12/9/2011 11:38:30 PM

What a picture perfect, postcard wintry scene you have captured here, just beautiful. #9856617

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 12/10/2011 2:02:36 AM

A real Christmas card, Terry. Very beautiful. #9856683

Stefania Barbier 12/10/2011 3:44:09 AM

this is my favorite sight... countryside, snowing, Christmas in the air... gorgeous! #9856742

Joy Rector 12/10/2011 5:01:45 AM

love this shot #9856860

Gina Cormier 12/10/2011 5:28:02 AM

Beautiful work!! #9856928

Mary Beth Aiello 12/10/2011 7:14:01 AM

If this doesn't go GOLD, Terry, nothing should. Perfection. #9857165

Jessica Jenney 12/10/2011 7:59:09 AM

What a beautiful and charming rural winter scene, Terry! Love it! #9857256

Nancy L. Green 12/10/2011 8:44:21 AM

This is absolutely PPP Terry, I love everything about this!!! I love your new mini pic as well!! <>< #9857317

Karen Celella 12/10/2011 10:47:48 AM

Christmas card for sure! Outstanding, Terry! #9857543

Jack Gaskin 12/10/2011 11:32:20 AM


I'll still take the WARMTH & SUNSHINE.

Jack #9857608

Ian M. Hill 12/10/2011 3:55:38 PM

Just wonderful Terry,love it! #9857992

Carol L. Fowler 12/10/2011 4:34:14 PM

Awesome DD work. So seasonally beautiful! #9858059

Patrick Rouzes 12/10/2011 5:04:23 PM

Hey, Terry, exceptionally beautiful image & work & I expect to see this again, my friend! Good luck! Captivating! #9858107

frank w. degenhardt 12/10/2011 9:47:58 PM

This is the very reason I so miss home. I miss the snow, the winter beauty that takes so much of landscape into another level of beauty. This is the scene that belongs on a christmas card. So pretty, love the theme, the colors, the way you composed this masterpeace.
Have a most wonderful day my friend. #9858399

Debbie Bray 12/11/2011 2:26:46 PM

The only time I've ever seen snow is in pictures! How very beautiful, Terry! It looks like a Christmas card! #9859665

Ellen Hodges 12/11/2011 4:20:29 PM

Verrrrrry beautiful, Terry! Outstanding in every way!!! #9859846

R. J. Laudenbacher 12/11/2011 4:21:21 PM

This is just so beautiful Carol and I love it. Right into my favs for sure! #9859851

Susan Weisensel 12/11/2011 6:57:00 PM

Gorgeous Terry. #9860085

Nadia Paul 12/12/2011 3:59:50 AM

What a wonderful Christmas scene Terry - would make a great card - beautiful work! #9860572

Dayna Cain 12/12/2011 11:47:45 AM

Masterpiece! #9861278

Lisa J. Boulden 12/12/2011 12:34:02 PM

Such a lovely Christmas scene, Tery!
Great color and light.
A winner!
~♥~Lisa #9861354

Heather Loewenhardt 12/12/2011 10:11:26 PM

Terry this has to go on a Christmas card or be published in a magazine. This captures the essence of the season so perfectly. #9862106

Linda L. Ruiz 12/12/2011 10:54:24 PM

I agree, christmas card material..wonderful #9862154

Lindley Johnson 12/14/2011 2:40:00 PM

A beautiful winter scene, Terry! Very well composed and captured. #9865494

Amy M. Wilson 12/15/2011 4:42:14 AM

... a country christmas card - just beautiful, Terry!! #9868012

Avril Young 12/8/2012 12:01:44 AM

just too awesome for words...stunning...excellent DD work a winner!! #10455337

Jill Odice 12/8/2012 8:15:22 AM

Now there is the ultimate Christmas card! This is lovely! #10455827

Debra R. Harder 12/8/2012 8:31:40 AM

OMG...the perfect Christmas card for sure! Absolutely brilliant, Terry. I predict a winner here...BEAUTIFUL! #10455862

Carol L. Fowler 12/8/2012 6:50:12 PM

Excellent effects and creation- so beautiful! #10456535

Rona L. Schwarz 12/8/2012 8:55:44 PM

So glad you decided to resubmit this beauty, Terry! A fav for me and a most wonderful Christmas creation! Hope you decided to use them as cards! #10456637

Jeffrey R. Bange 12/8/2012 9:34:46 PM

Absolutely beautiful capture Terry, would make for a fantastic "Currier & Ives" Christmas card for next year. #10456669

Mary Dimitriw 12/9/2012 4:52:04 AM

Still a fave Terry! Beautiful! #10456951

Deborah C. Lewinson 12/10/2012 1:57:32 PM

It's a beauty, Terry, hope you're using it as a card!

Good luck this round!
Debby #10459235

Liz blahh 12/11/2012 6:05:10 AM

Beautifully captured! #10460151

Patricia A. Casey 12/16/2012 7:16:35 AM

Ditto everyone above Terry! Wow what a beautiful image...I'll bet this is a holiday card for you this year....just lovely! #10466365

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/25/2012 7:44:57 PM

Beautiful work Terry, Merry Christmas! #10478748

Mary Dimitriw 1/23/2013 6:44:12 PM

Congrats on this outstanding Finalist Terry one of my absolute favorites!!
Every Christmas I get a new winter puzzle, I would love to see this one on a puzzle box one day. #10530334

Liz blahh 1/23/2013 6:48:19 PM

CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS! #10530356

Kathryn Wesserling 1/23/2013 7:21:08 PM

This will surely be one of the Winners - it's so perfect a scene. #10530517

Robert R. Goodman 1/23/2013 7:57:41 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,my friend!!! #10530751

Jeffrey R. Bange 1/23/2013 8:06:54 PM

Someone is definitely on a roll this month and well deserved, congratulations again and best of luck in the next round but somehow I don't think you will need it with this one. #10530805

Rona L. Schwarz 1/23/2013 8:26:03 PM

Perseverance AND PERFECTION certainly paid off, Terry! Another one of my absolute favs - this time hope it goes all the way! #10530918

Jim E. Anderson 1/23/2013 8:33:44 PM

Congratulations This is so good love what you can do with p.s. #10530948

Julianne Bradford 1/23/2013 9:34:34 PM

Congrats again Terry! Wonderful finalist! #10531159

Kathy Salerni 1/23/2013 10:13:17 PM

Woo Hoo, Terry! Another gorgeous image, Congrats again! #10531269

Stefania Barbier 1/24/2013 1:33:49 AM

winter wonderland... congratulations!!! #10531637

Avril Young 1/24/2013 1:45:25 AM

outstanding finalist soon to be a winner.. #10531680

Renee Doyle 1/24/2013 2:34:54 AM

Gorgeous!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Terry! #10531785

Leslie McLain 1/24/2013 3:56:12 AM

Congrats on another stunning finalist, Terry. #10531956

Linda D. Lester 1/24/2013 5:05:10 AM

What a beauty! Congratulations on your finalist! #10532143

Don Christiana 1/24/2013 6:04:30 AM

Congrats Terry on this beautiful and perfect Christmas Card beauty FINALIST. #10532349

Danny B. Head 1/24/2013 6:41:45 AM

Beautiful scene and DD work! Congrats! #10532467

Dayna Cain 1/24/2013 6:52:58 AM

No surprise here! Congrats Terry!!!! #10532498

Connie J. Bagot 1/24/2013 7:27:36 AM

Congratulations Terry---beautiful! #10532597

Wm Nosal 1/24/2013 7:54:22 AM

Beautiful Terry!
Congratulations! #10532698

Mark Seiter 1/24/2013 8:24:49 AM

congratulations Terry.....I have made this a favorite....good luck #10532869

Nancy Marie Ricketts 1/24/2013 8:33:25 AM

Beautiful DD work, Terry! Congratulations on your finalist! #10532913

Lindley Johnson 1/24/2013 9:26:36 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Terry - a lovely scene! #10533167

Colette M. Metcalf 1/24/2013 10:28:29 AM

WTG! Congrats:0) #10533431

Ann Coates 1/24/2013 11:15:55 AM

I could see this on a card. Congratulations on your finalist Terry. #10533588

Mitch Spence 1/24/2013 12:06:30 PM

I just love this, Terry. Wonderful work here. Congratulations again. #10533762

Nadia Paul 1/24/2013 12:56:08 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Terry! #10533929

frank w. degenhardt 1/24/2013 1:06:31 PM

Hallmark Card beauty. Congratulations on the Finalist Terry. #10533978

Tammy Espino 1/24/2013 1:18:02 PM

Congrats Terry on this win! Sure it will get gold too :) #10534019

Tammy Espino 1/24/2013 1:18:23 PM

Congrats Terry on this win! Sure it will get gold too :) #10534022

Marilyn K. Lincecum 1/24/2013 1:47:48 PM

Beautiful winter scene..would make a wonderful card. Congratulations on the Finalist. #10534142

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/24/2013 2:05:31 PM

Congrats on this superb finalist, and best wishes for the next round, Terry! #10534218

Nancyj E. Hovey 1/24/2013 2:45:35 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10534370

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/24/2013 5:41:39 PM

Love, love, love this....congrats Terry! #10534927

Ken Smith 1/24/2013 6:02:07 PM

No surprise here, Terry. Congrats to you!! #10535070

Linda L. Ruiz 1/24/2013 6:20:17 PM


Lucy Abrao 1/24/2013 7:57:06 PM

Congrats, Terry. Beautiful finalist.
Lucy #10535457

Heather Loewenhardt 1/24/2013 9:19:00 PM

This is picture postcard perfection Terry. I am amazed at all the detail. Congrats on another finalist award. #10535566

Carol L. Fowler 1/24/2013 10:42:27 PM

Simply beautiful! Congrats on all your fabulous Finalists! #10535690

Emile Abbott 1/25/2013 10:05:06 AM

Congratulations on another outstanding finalist, Terry. #10536498

Carol Eade 1/25/2013 6:08:38 PM

What a beautiful winter scene this is! Congratulations again, Terry. #10537417

Kathryn Wesserling 1/27/2013 5:53:21 PM

Terry, this so deserved its Gold. Congratulations for a beautiful creation. #10540500

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/27/2013 5:59:09 PM

So happy to see this again Terry, HUGE congrats to you!!! #10540527

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/27/2013 6:04:15 PM

Congrats on this beautiful winner, Terry!

Debby #10540543

Kay Beausoleil 1/27/2013 6:05:09 PM

Superb, Terry -- this would make a great Christmas card. Congratulations on your win! #10540546

Renee Doyle 1/27/2013 7:00:04 PM

So beautifully done Terry! Congratulations on this excellent winner! #10540723

Liz blahh 1/27/2013 7:28:52 PM

Congratulations,Terry! #10540805

Ellen Hodges 1/27/2013 8:14:49 PM

Huge congrats on a super gorgeous winner, Terry!! #10540877

Rona L. Schwarz 1/27/2013 8:34:39 PM

WTG, Terry! Am so thrilled (but not surprised) to see this brilliant creation with GOLD! SUPER CONGRATS on this spectacular Winner, my friend!!!! #10540924

Jeffrey R. Bange 1/27/2013 8:44:34 PM

As I had stated in my earlier comment to you Terry I just knew that we would be seeing this one again and I'm so glad that I was right, congratulations on a very deserving win. #10540946

Tammy Espino 1/27/2013 8:46:03 PM

Congrats on your win :) #10540950

Wm Nosal 1/27/2013 9:04:41 PM

Congratulations Again Terry! #10541010

Kathy Salerni 1/27/2013 9:21:07 PM

I knew this would be Gold, Terry! Huge congrats! #10541044

Ann Coates 1/27/2013 10:43:37 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Gold winner Terry. #10541128

Stefania Barbier 1/27/2013 11:26:19 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous win Terry!!! #10541160

Avril Young 1/28/2013 1:25:33 AM

congrats on this outstanding winner!!!! #10541259

Colette M. Metcalf 1/28/2013 2:04:39 AM

A BIG congratulations to you Terry!!!! #10541321

Tammy M. Anderson 1/28/2013 2:51:17 AM

Beautiful winner. Congrats! #10541396

Nadia Paul 1/28/2013 3:07:46 AM

Congrats on your gorgeous winner Terry! #10541434

Ken Smith 1/28/2013 3:53:53 AM

Congrats, Terry. Beautiful scene! #10541520

Bojan Bencic 1/28/2013 4:19:46 AM

Fantastic. Congratulations on your win, Terry! #10541597

R. J. Laudenbacher 1/28/2013 4:43:09 AM

WTG Carol. Glad to finally see this with this golden win. Wonderful work! #10541655

Julie Burnett 1/28/2013 4:58:00 AM

Perfect in every way, congratulations on this well deserved gold, Terry!! #10541695

Connie J. Bagot 1/28/2013 5:33:46 AM

Congratulations Terry---wonderful image, great win! #10541750

Val Feldman 1/28/2013 7:43:40 AM

Congratulations, Ms. T - a stunning Christmas scene and a wonderful Gold Win...WTG! #10541927

Don Christiana 1/28/2013 7:58:46 AM

A HUGE CONGRATS Terry on your wonderful GOLD WIN. You perfectly captured a beautiful winter image that anyone would love to use a next years Christmas Card. #10541944

Lindley Johnson 1/28/2013 8:23:12 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winter winner, Terry. #10542016

Emile Abbott 1/28/2013 8:28:14 AM

Congratulations Terry on this beautiful Gold Winner. #10542031

Debra R. Harder 1/28/2013 10:55:53 AM

This is picture perfect...a place I would love to be! Huge congratulations, Terry, on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! #10542386

Anita Hogue 1/28/2013 10:59:22 AM

WOW, this is totally gorgeous, Terry! Congratulations on your winner! #10542399

Michelle Alton 1/28/2013 11:31:04 AM

Fantastic win TERRY! I really love this scene as you're portrayed it! Congratulations! #10542498

frank w. degenhardt 1/28/2013 12:45:28 PM

What a beautiful winter scene looks like. Congratulations on the Win Terry. Way to go. #10542622

Pat Abbott 1/28/2013 12:59:27 PM

Love this Terry! Beautiful work! Congrats! #10542653

Agnes Fegan 1/28/2013 1:03:11 PM

Love this...congrats on your win! #10542663

Gerri R. Jones 1/28/2013 4:28:47 PM

A fond winter memory...beautiful touches you added make this very special, Terry! We have to make it back there on another snowy day like this...congratulations! #10542958

Lucy Abrao 1/28/2013 5:47:41 PM

Beautiful winter scene winner,Terry. Congratsulations.
Lucy #10543065

Randy D. Dinkins 1/28/2013 6:15:06 PM

Beautiful; Big congratulations!!! #10543142

Patrick Rouzes 1/28/2013 6:53:28 PM

BIG Congrats, Terry! Love it!

Sabrina Ryan 1/28/2013 7:48:09 PM

Congratulations on this Beautiful Winning image, Terry #10543251

Mary Dimitriw 1/29/2013 4:14:33 AM

Congratulations Terry on this beautiful winner! One of my faves. #10543685

Stephen Zacker 1/29/2013 5:37:04 AM

This is Really an amazing image. Congratulations, Terry #10543824

Robert R. Goodman 1/29/2013 7:25:08 AM

Big Congratulatios on this beautiful win my friend!!!! #10544022

Marcel J. Fernandez 1/29/2013 10:09:29 AM

Congratulations, Terry on your Outstanding Winner. #10544261

Cindy Bendush 1/29/2013 3:32:18 PM

Huge congratulations on your exceptional gold win! #10544636

Carol Eade 1/29/2013 5:31:57 PM

This would make such a beautiful card, Terry, congratulations! #10544799

Christopher Budny 1/29/2013 5:46:53 PM

Great work, Terry! Congratulations! #10544838

isabel C. Zepeda 1/29/2013 7:30:35 PM



YSA #10545052

Leslie McLain 1/29/2013 7:51:22 PM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Terry. #10545101

Irene Colling 1/29/2013 7:56:26 PM

Wonderful DD work Terry. A favorite for me.

Congratulations on your gold award. #10545111

Katherine Kuhn 1/30/2013 6:08:41 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful gold, Terry! Great DD work! #10546703

Danny B. Head 2/2/2013 5:03:58 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner! #10550073

Amanda J. Tanner 2/2/2013 6:27:57 AM

A Beautiful Gold Winner! Congratulations Terry! #10550185

Merna L. Nobile 2/2/2013 12:37:13 PM

Are you amazed at the vivid colors, sharpness and composition of your photographs? Well the judges are, CONGRATULATIONS you are a winner for the month of December, 2012!

Karen Celella 2/2/2013 1:47:59 PM

No surprise here. I knew we would see this with gold. Huge congratulations, Terry! #10550743

Patricia A. Casey 2/3/2013 9:05:48 AM

Ditto all the of the above again Terry...this so beautiful! Cheers on the Gold.....so well deserved! #10551815

Photographer 2/28/2013 10:56:37 PM

Congrats Terry on your 2nd place Gold Win. Great Job. Always a privilege and an Honor to view your great work #10590690

isabel C. Zepeda 3/1/2013 6:03:28 AM


Wow a big congratulations on your wonderful win

YSA... #10591326

Jeffrey R. Bange 3/1/2013 6:24:18 AM

Congratulations Terry on a very deserving win, in my opinion you should have gotten first place for this beautiful capture. #10591361

Nancy Marie Ricketts 3/1/2013 6:32:26 AM

Congratulations on your gold win, Terry! #10591368

Rona L. Schwarz 3/1/2013 10:35:33 AM

WTG,Terry! This has always been one of my favs and am so delighted to see it finally recognized with the gold it deserves. Super Congrats, my friend! #10591857

Lucy Abrao 3/1/2013 3:07:45 PM

A great winter scene, beautiful winner. Congratulations on your GOLD!!!!
Lucy #10592164

Emile Abbott 3/10/2016 8:38:17 AM

Another Best of the Best DD's Congratulations Terry. #11444915

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Canon EF28-135mm, 1/500, F14. ISO400
Textures and effects added in PS.
This is a resubmit.

Uploaded on 12/9/2011 1:26:12 PM

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