The Joy of Christmas

© Linda D. Lester

The Joy of Christmas

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 12/24/2012 7:44:21 AM

Merry Christmas !!!!!!!!!!!! #1505091

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 12/24/2012 7:55:56 AM

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Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 12/24/2012 8:04:33 AM

Aren't they just the cutest. Love all three pictures. Growing up fast. Merry Christmas to you and your Family. #10477197

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-deluxe 12/24/2012 8:12:35 AM

Merry Christmas Kids!!!!
Looking forward to many firsts

Merry Christmas to you and yours Linda #10477215

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 12/24/2012 8:22:08 AM

I love all three pictures, Linda! The one of the two of them together just could not be any cuter! I'm sure you're having great fun with them - it must be fascinating to watch twins develop their individual personalities. Merry Christmas to you all. #10477224

Douglas Pignet level-deluxe 12/24/2012 8:36:27 AM

Merry Christmas have a wonderful day #10477238

Memoriee G. Sconce level-deluxe 12/24/2012 8:48:58 AM

Such beautiful expressions. Have a great holiday season.
Memoriee #10477253

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 12/24/2012 10:15:26 AM

Merry Christmas Linda! #10477307

Robert Goodman level-deluxe 12/24/2012 11:10:21 AM

Adorable capture Linda.Merry Christmas to you and your family my friend!!! #10477404

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 12/24/2012 11:14:08 AM

Very very cute. They are so adorable. Love all three pictures. Merry Christmas to you and your family. #10477413

Anita Hogue level-deluxe 12/24/2012 12:20:16 PM

Oh, how adorable! You must be sooooo proud!

Merry Christmas

(We had my family christmas dinner here yesterday.
I got a new 500mm f/4 lens from Jim and my boys. Wow, it's awesome!) #10477552

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 12/24/2012 4:30:00 PM

Wonderful...aren't twins FUN? #10477748

Stephen Zacker 12/24/2012 7:06:36 PM

Gave me a BIG smile. Congratulations and Merry Christmas! #10477826

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 12/25/2012 4:28:25 AM

Adorable capture, Linda. Merry Chirstmas. #10478036

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/25/2012 12:15:33 PM

What heart warming images Linda! Merry Christmas to you and all your family! #10478445

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 12/25/2012 9:01:04 PM

Absolutely adorable capture of your grandbabies!!! Hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas!!! The look back is priceless, too!! #10478792

Joy Rector level-deluxe 12/26/2012 5:08:16 AM

love this shot #10479077

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe 12/26/2012 6:13:20 AM

Wonderful precious (or precocious...LOL) what a sweet capture....Happy Holidays to you! #10479120

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 12/26/2012 8:25:50 AM

Doesn't get any cuter or more precious than this Linda!!!! I love the comp with only one looking back, what BEAUTIFUL grandbabies you have!!!! <>< #10479293

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 12/27/2012 7:55:24 AM

So cute, Linda! Happy New Year! #10480609

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 12/27/2012 12:51:20 PM

Your grandbabies are just adorable, Linda, and I can tell you're loving capturing these wonderful images. Happy New Year. #10480934

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 12/27/2012 1:19:07 PM

Absolutely adorable Linda...what a joyful Christmas these two little ones will surely bring!
kYou need to get them some angel wings! :-)

jo ann c. #10480967

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 12/29/2012 6:43:04 AM

Absolutely cute and adorable. I do love the way Amelia is looking back at us and the hold she has on Mason. Love the candy cane colored outfits they are wearing. This is what the season is all about. The little ones. So cute Linda. A joy. #10486585

Nina Shields level-deluxe 12/29/2012 5:19:44 PM

Linda, these are two of the most precious babies I've ever seen and they're getting to a really fun stage; I miss them already and know that you'll keep a steady stream of photos with your regular visits!! #10488260

Kathy D. Reasor level-deluxe 12/31/2012 6:18:47 AM

Priceless!!! #10491320

Ken Smith level-deluxe 12/31/2012 5:27:50 PM

They do grow up fast, don't they? And I'll start to experience that now! :-) I hope you had a Merry Christmas, Linda...and hoping you/Richard have a great 2013! #10492915

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 1/2/2013 7:15:04 PM

So cute ... Belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! #10496468

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 1/3/2013 4:36:08 AM

I don't know how I missed this one Linda...but it is precious! I love both of them! :) #10496959

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 1/23/2013 6:15:46 PM

Your grandchildren are beautiful, your image a delight. Congratulations Linda! #10530219

Robert Goodman level-deluxe 1/23/2013 7:10:39 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,my friend!!! #10530461

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/23/2013 7:22:06 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck on this adorable and awesome finalist, Linda!!! Sooooo cute!! #10530523

Carla Capra level-deluxe 1/23/2013 7:48:02 PM

Cute, Cute, Cute.
Congrats. #10530677

Julianne Bradford 1/23/2013 8:23:12 PM

Adorable Linda!!! Congrats on such cute grandbabies and this wonderful finalist! #10530903

Cheryl Schneider 1/23/2013 11:55:41 PM

How adorable! Congratulations.
Seven days 'til take off. #10531389

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/24/2013 12:26:45 AM

adorable finalist Linda, huge congrats! #10531438

Alex T. Mizuno level-deluxe 1/24/2013 1:29:30 AM

Such a precious image Linda! Congratulations on your Finalist!! #10531618

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 1/24/2013 2:46:30 AM

Congrats on a wonderful finalist. #10531816

Nina Shields level-deluxe 1/24/2013 4:01:04 AM

Congratulations on all of your outstanding winners; you know this is one of my favorites, love to see any shots of those precious babies!! #10531971

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 1/24/2013 7:26:12 AM

Congrats on another fantastic finalist Linda! I can just imagine what fun you will have in photography with these too, looking forward to it..

jo ann c. #10532591

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 1/24/2013 7:32:51 AM

Winner! Congrats! #10532614

Connie J. Bagot level-deluxe 1/24/2013 7:58:15 AM

Congratulations on a very beautiful group of finalists---this one both makes me smile and tugs at my heartstrings! #10532715

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 1/24/2013 8:16:39 AM

SO sweet:0) Congrats!!!!! #10532821

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 1/24/2013 10:13:09 AM

Congrats on a fantastic finalist, Linda. They are so cute. #10533368

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 1/24/2013 10:28:46 AM

Big congratulations on your adorable finalist, Linda! #10533432

Anita Hogue level-deluxe 1/24/2013 1:09:56 PM

So glad to see this adorable capture again!
Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!
WOW, you certainly had a bumper crop of finalist this time! Congratulations on all of them! Haven't had much time today to comment. #10533996

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 1/24/2013 2:11:50 PM

So cute. Congratulations on the Finalist Linda. #10534245

Linda L. Ruiz level-deluxe 1/24/2013 2:20:50 PM

Huge congrats. Just too cute #10534278

Liz blahh 1/24/2013 3:12:43 PM

Sweet, congratulations! #10534471

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 1/24/2013 3:53:56 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10534597

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 1/24/2013 4:39:46 PM

Adorable, congrats Linda! #10534687

Lucy Abrao level-deluxe 1/24/2013 5:46:36 PM

So cute, Linda. Congratulations on this precious finalist.
Lucy #10534958

Lana Arcemont level-deluxe 1/24/2013 5:58:19 PM

Cute! Cute! Cute!
Congratulations! #10535044

Carol Eade level-deluxe 1/24/2013 6:19:57 PM

What a precious finalist, congratulations! #10535184

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 1/24/2013 7:14:13 PM

Makes me smile every time I see this!! BIG congratulations on this beauty Linda! #10535348

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 1/24/2013 7:20:12 PM

Too cute, Congrats again Linda. #10535367

Kerry Penn level-deluxe 1/27/2013 4:18:16 AM

I was so glad to see that this received a Finalist nod. It is just too cute! #10539428

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 1/27/2013 6:10:13 PM

Congrats on this wonderful winner Linda!!! #10540575

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 1/27/2013 6:21:17 PM

Congrats on this delightful winner, Linda! #10540603

Sharon Day level-deluxe 1/27/2013 6:43:58 PM

Adorable babies, Linda! Congratulations! #10540659

Chris Schlosser level-deluxe 1/27/2013 6:48:22 PM

What wonderful, adorable photos! Congratulations on your win! #10540679

Kathryn Wesserling level-deluxe 1/27/2013 6:58:29 PM

Sweet! Start taking naps, Grandma - you're going to need all the restorative rest you can get! lollllllll

Congratulations for a wonderful picture (and story.) #10540719

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 1/27/2013 7:07:05 PM

You rock :) Big congrats on this excellent winner Linda!! #10540752

Alex T. Mizuno level-deluxe 1/27/2013 7:16:12 PM

Big congratulations on your win LInda!! #10540781

Cheryl Schneider 1/27/2013 8:06:31 PM

This is one of my favorites. So glad to see it gold. Congratulations! #10540864

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/27/2013 8:27:47 PM

Sooooo glad to see this a fabulous and adorable winner, Linda!!! #10540909

Rona L. Schwarz 1/27/2013 9:11:32 PM

OMG, Linda! They are too cute for words! What a proud Grandma you must be! Huge Congrats on this adorable and first-rate Gold Winner!!! #10541035

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 1/27/2013 9:38:09 PM

What cuties they are!!! Congratulation on winning Triple Golds, Linds! #10541074

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/27/2013 11:32:13 PM

too cute...!!! congratulations on your win Linda! #10541178

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 1/28/2013 2:30:18 AM

CONGRATS on this adorable WIN, Linda!!!! #10541359

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 1/28/2013 3:17:35 AM

So cute. Congrats! #10541460

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 1/28/2013 4:08:33 AM

Congratulations on your win Linda! #10541544

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 1/28/2013 4:55:33 AM

Well...if I was the judge...this would have GRAND PRIZE on it! I LOVE IT and think it is priceless. A big congrats to you Linda on your well deserved win! #10541688

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 1/28/2013 5:50:25 AM

Wonderful... just makes you smile. Congratulations #10541782

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 1/28/2013 8:15:19 AM

A great month Linda!!! This is so cute!! Congrats!!! #10541994

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 1/28/2013 8:32:16 AM

So happy to see this is a winner! Congratulations, Linda - absolutely adorable. #10542041

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 1/28/2013 8:35:02 AM

Congratulations again on another great gold winner. #10542049

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 1/28/2013 9:07:33 AM

Congrats on this adorable win, Linda! They're so cute! #10542164

Anita Hogue level-deluxe 1/28/2013 11:18:44 AM

Just too adorable! You must be extremely proud of this winning image! Congratulations! #10542466

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 1/28/2013 11:47:20 AM

I think you have quietly and modestly broken the record for December wins, Linda. Heartfelt congratulations on this little gem! #10542532

David Phalen level-deluxe 1/28/2013 12:09:29 PM

BIG Congrats on another very well deserved Winner!! #10542571

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 1/28/2013 12:54:34 PM

No surprise that this cute picture would bring home the gold. Congratulations Linda. Fantastic. #10542642

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 1/28/2013 2:27:36 PM

Aww.. so sweet Linda, congratulations again! #10542795

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 1/28/2013 6:12:31 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Linda. #10543139

Robert Goodman level-deluxe 1/29/2013 7:31:55 AM

Big Congratulatios on this beautiful win my friend!!!! #10544051

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 1/29/2013 3:49:34 PM

So precious Linda! Congratulations on your gold! #10544675

Carol Eade level-deluxe 1/29/2013 5:47:55 PM

Congratulations on your precious winner, Linda! #10544842

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 1/29/2013 6:01:10 PM

Utterly fantastic and charming! Congratulations, Linda! #10544874

Sherran Andersen level-deluxe 1/31/2013 4:10:18 PM

This is one of the cutest photos that I have ever seen. They are so beautiful. I think this would be a wonderful card at Hallmark. Straight into favs. Congrats on the win. #10548053

Merna L. Nobile 2/9/2013 11:17:59 AM

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!

Sharon Sawyer level-deluxe 2/25/2013 7:49:59 AM

I'm way behind on my comments. HUGE congratulations, Linda, on this adorable capture which is so deserving of it's gold win!!! PRICELESS & PRECIOUS!!! #10583446

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 5/7/2013 10:49:35 PM

Oh, how did I miss this adorable shot?????
Super-sweet, on so many levels!
Big congratulations on your winner (or should I say twinners!)
Smiles, Lisa♥ #10685574

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My grandbabies Amelia (looking at you) and Mason enjoying their first Christmas tree. She looks as if she if going to hold him back so she can get to the tree first!
Merry Christmas to all!!!!

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 58.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on 12/24/2012 7:43:48 AM

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Camera: Canon 5D Mark III Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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