Snowed In

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 1/2/2007 12:12:57 PM

Fantastic composition, so peaceful. The red really draws the eyes in. #581304

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/2/2007 12:31:51 PM

Thank you, Tamara .... This is one of my favorites ....

Steve Hurkett

Have a wonderfull and productive year! #3772569

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 1/2/2007 1:03:18 PM

Beautiful composition, details and capture, Steve! A lovely feel. #3772661

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/2/2007 1:06:43 PM

Thank you, Terry ... I appreciate your visit to my gallery today ..


Steve Hurkett

Have a wonderfull and productive year! #3772673

Stephen Zacker 1/2/2007 2:42:15 PM

Fantastic. Like that Red amongst all the white and snow #3773050

Lynne Morris 1/2/2007 2:43:35 PM

A beautiful image Steve, makes me long for some snow here! #3773056

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/2/2007 3:08:34 PM

Thank you Stephen and Lynne ... I appreciate your kind comments ...


Steve Hurkett

Have a wonderfull and productive year! #3773106

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/2/2007 4:11:41 PM

This is so beautiful! I love the hint of green under the snow on the tree and that wonderful red building. The composition makes this the perfect image to me. It is prettier then any Christmas card! Love it and I hope we see it again. #3773338

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/2/2007 4:17:20 PM

Thanks Trula ... I appreciate your kind comments ... do you suppose I should superimpose a reindeer in this image for nex year's Christmas holiday?

Steve Hurkett

Have a wonderfull and productive year! #3773361

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 1/2/2007 4:36:09 PM

So serene, so quiet, so wonderful, Steve!
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Cyn Valentine level-classic 1/2/2007 4:38:10 PM

Beautiful winter scene it! Well done! #3773441

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/2/2007 4:47:10 PM

Thank you, Kathleen and Cyn I appreciate your kind words ..

Steve #3773457

Barbara Waldoch 1/2/2007 5:45:50 PM

Gorgeous winter shot, Steve! Deprived of snow, I love looking at it :-) #3773648

Wende Trew 1/2/2007 6:08:13 PM

Great image Steve!! One of the best winter captures I have seen!! Excellent!! #3773754

Kenneth Mucke 1/2/2007 7:53:29 PM

Now this is really a wonderful image Steve....I just love the red in all that white...perfect shot #3774125

Sheryl A. Hudson 1/2/2007 8:11:35 PM

This is a simply stunning image! Beautifully seen and captured!

As for next years Christmas card...I think it is just perfect the way it is!!!
Sheryl #3774161

Pat Gamwell 1/2/2007 8:34:38 PM

Gorgeous shot, Steve! Love the vertical crop and touch of red. Beautiful! #3774242

Nancy L. Green level-classic 1/2/2007 9:20:32 PM

Stunning image Steve!! Very beautifully done!! <>< #3774349

Heather E. Lupo level-classic 1/2/2007 9:36:05 PM

Beautiful peaceful image! What a gorgeous Christmas card this would be!! Great work! :) ~Heather #3774370

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/3/2007 3:06:45 AM

Thanyou so very much Everyone (Barbara, Wende, Kenneth, Sheryl, Pat, Nancy and Heather) for inundating me (LOL) with all these fine comments ... just to let you know, flattery will get you everywhere ... Thaks once again!

Steve Hurkett

Have a wonderfull and productive year! #3774814

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 1/3/2007 4:14:35 AM

Outstanding, Steve!!! Fantastic lighting, contrast, WELL Composed and a very pleasing, beautiful image!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3775078

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/3/2007 4:47:39 AM

Thanks muchly, Glenn .. I sincerely appreciate your comments ..

Steve #3775255

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 1/3/2007 5:14:57 AM

Absolutely beautiful Steve - the red is the perfect contrast to the white snow - making for a wonderful composition! I'd love to see a site like this - we don't see much snow here in Alabama :o) Happy New Year - Judy

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/3/2007 6:54:48 AM

Thank you for your wonderful comments, Judy ... I sincerely appreciate them .... on a side note, we don't see much 90 - 100 degree temsps here in New England, either ... LOL

Steve #3775794

Kathleen Roughan 1/3/2007 8:42:04 AM

This image is so beautiful Steve!!! I love the composition and colors!! Wonderful capture!! #3776238

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/3/2007 8:48:50 AM

Thanks for stopping in, Kathy ... your comments are always welcome in my Gallery ...

Steve Hurkett #3776263

James E. Coleman level-classic 1/3/2007 9:01:22 AM

obviously a hit, great shot!

Jim #3776316

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/3/2007 9:21:27 AM

Thanks, Jim ... I'm glad you stopped by ... and please note: your comments are always welcome ...

Steve #3776371

Stacy L. Robertson 1/3/2007 12:44:48 PM

Oh my Steve, I can't believe a photographer of your caliber would take the time to comment on my little hobby. You have an outstanding eye! Thank-you for sharing these wonderful images. #3776965

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/3/2007 1:01:10 PM

Geeezzz, Stacy .... take it easy! I fluster easily ... LOL ... anyway, now that we are beyon that ... thanks so much for that wonderful comment ... I really don't feel I deserve it, though!

Steve #3777025

Sylvia Rossler 1/3/2007 1:04:32 PM

It's a wonderful winter composition Steve !!! #3777036

Stacy L. Robertson 1/3/2007 1:07:48 PM

Sorry, I get worked up on pretty pictures. Must be the coffee. #3777048

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/3/2007 1:07:58 PM

Thank you Sylvia .. your kind words flatter me ...

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Sharon King 1/3/2007 6:25:04 PM

Steve, this is Gorgeous! I just love the White White and the touch of Red!! #3777868

Carol Teal 1/3/2007 11:20:41 PM

Great comp and exposure and such a beautiful image. I love the red too. This is absolutely gorgeous and I am not much for winter shots (because I hate cold weather). #3778376

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/4/2007 3:19:43 AM

Well, Carol, I'm with you on that point .. as I get older ... the more I dislike the cold myself ... Thanks once again for your wonderful comments.

Steve #3778801

Su Sana E. P level-classic 1/4/2007 4:47:21 AM

Steve, I feel so cold when I look at this image. Beautiful winter postcard shot. #3779245

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/4/2007 4:52:41 AM

well, SuSana, I have a solution for you ... get yourself an electric blanket and come on back! LOL Thanks for your wonderful comments, SuSana ..

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Dawn Leslie 1/4/2007 8:18:41 AM

Beautiful winter scene love the contrast of the little red barn from all the white and great comp! #3780218

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/4/2007 8:30:54 AM

Thank you, Dawn ... I appreciate your kind thoughts ...

Steve #3780275

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 1/4/2007 9:31:07 AM

This is my all time favorite from your gallery...a real treasure have some lovely images! #3780471

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/4/2007 9:37:52 AM

You do know, Gail, that flattery will get you everywhere ... LOL

Thanks so much ... I love getting comments like that ...

Steve #3780491

David Phalen level-classic 1/4/2007 12:42:48 PM

This is an outstanding winter scene Steve! #3780907

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/4/2007 12:46:42 PM

Thanks David ... I certainly appreciate your kind words ....

Steve #3780916

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/5/2007 5:16:52 PM

This surely is a winner in my "book"! Absolutely gorgeous, would make a great Christmas Card.

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and wishing you a healthy, happy New Year!

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Stan Kwasniowski 1/5/2007 5:17:35 PM

Steve, excellent #3785820

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/5/2007 5:20:26 PM

Thank you Stan and Jo Ann ... I sincerely appreciate your kind words of encouragement ...

Steve Hurkett #3785837

Dorann Weber 1/5/2007 6:15:46 PM

Oh how gorgeous Steve.. I love the bright red house against the brilliant snow... Stunning~! #3786094

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/5/2007 6:19:42 PM

your comments humble me, Dorann... I appreciate that ...

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Shirley L. Carpenter 1/5/2007 6:45:11 PM

This is so beautiful Steve!! Excellent composition!! What a wonderful Christmas card this would make!!! Love it!! #3786179

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/5/2007 6:54:38 PM

Thank you muchly, Shirly ... I'm glad you like it ....

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Melissa G. Meiselman 1/5/2007 8:18:19 PM

Terrific snow handled the exposure for snow very well and the scene is really beautiful, Steve!! #3786342

Colette M. Metcalf 1/5/2007 8:28:54 PM

This is beautiful!!! #3786371

Mike F. Anderson 1/6/2007 2:10:53 AM

A beautiful image Steve - a real keeper! #3786868

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 3:15:04 AM

Thank you Meilissa, Colette, and Mike ... your comments are always welcome ...

Steve #3786981

Joy Rector 1/6/2007 3:32:59 AM

perfect #3787017

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 3:40:42 AM

Oh Joy!! Thanks so much for stopping by! I appreciate your comments

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Manuel Barrera 1/6/2007 5:56:42 AM

Beautiful work, Steve, sorry it has taken so long to come visit, I am still playing catch up! This is excellent photoshop work! #3787366

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 6:06:50 AM

Thank you, Manuel ... I appreciate your stopping by and commenting ..

Steve Hurkett ...

Oh, and BTW, the only altering I did on this image was remove the windows in the door (the panes of glass appeared Black and distracting)...

Steve #3787406

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 1/6/2007 7:37:51 AM

Very beautiful winter scene, Steve. It would make a wonderful greeting card. I love the composition. #3787843

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 7:43:51 AM

Thank you, Kirsten ... Your comments area always welcome here ....

Steve #3787866

RC Fritz 1/6/2007 7:53:59 AM

Fabulous winter scene, Steve. I like this photo! ":^D} #3787907

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 8:05:55 AM

Thank you, RC ... this has been one of my favorites, as well ...

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Remi Trepanier 1/6/2007 9:35:54 AM

Awesome picture Steve!!!:) #3788211

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 1/6/2007 10:24:23 AM

Very beautiful winter scene Steve!, I like that touch of red!,
Amalia #3788406

Helen N. McHugh 1/6/2007 10:27:58 AM

Beautiful winter scene, Steve! Christmas greeting card perfect! You have some wonderful images in your gallery! #3788426

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 12:47:20 PM

Thank you, Helen ... I appreciate you saying so

Steve #3788802

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 12:49:38 PM

Thank you muchly, Remi and Amalia ... I appreciate your thoughts... so, pull up a chair a sit a spell ...

Steve #3788808

Susie Peek-Swint 1/6/2007 1:23:05 PM

Picture postcard perfect Steve ~ such a calm and tranquil image with just the right amount of colour in the red ~ excellent shot! #3788948

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 1:25:39 PM

Thank you, Susie ... I appreciate your saying so ....

Steve Hurkett #3788959

John Connolly level-classic 1/6/2007 2:09:02 PM

A wondereful winter scene, Steve! At first glance it looked like selective coloring at its best, to me. #3789141

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 2:14:41 PM

Thank you , John ... I appreciate your stopping by to comment ...

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Tammy Scott 1/6/2007 6:12:59 PM

This is truly a beautiful shot. The red really pops #3789735

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 6:18:31 PM

Thank you , Tammy ... I'm glad you stopped by and left a comment today ...

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Mary K. Robison 1/6/2007 6:18:37 PM

Steve, I agree with all the above comments on "Snowed In," especially how that red cabin/house catches your eye in the midst of the snow-blanketed trees. Lovely image. #3789760

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 6:24:34 PM

Thank you, Mary ... We were't really snowed in ... when a large storm hits, sometimes it feels like you're snowed in ...

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Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/6/2007 6:30:48 PM

Beautiful composition, great winter fantasy! #3789802

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/6/2007 6:36:37 PM

Thank you, Vladan ... your comments are very well taken and appreciated ..

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Aimee S. McMaster 1/7/2007 4:51:42 AM

...what a lovely winter scene Steve... very well composed....Aimee #3790839

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/7/2007 4:55:38 AM

Thank you, Aimee .. I appreciate your stopping by this morning ...

Steve #3790846

Z. Banu 1/7/2007 5:29:01 AM

Wow!!!!!Snow so Beautiful image done great job!superb Shot Steve #3790941

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/7/2007 5:33:53 AM

Thank you, Zaanat, I appreciate your comments ..

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Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/7/2007 7:15:24 AM

WOW!!!! This is GORGEOUS, Steve!!!! Better to be "snowed in" than "iced in" LOL LOL!!! I love this image!!!!! ^.^ #3791263

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/7/2007 9:30:53 AM

Thank you Kitty ... I'm glad you like it (one of my favorites)

Steve Hurkett #3791834

Patricia Ronan 1/7/2007 1:30:22 PM

Yes Steve a beautiful snow scene with the red house in the perfect spot:) #3792432

Paula Dwyer 1/7/2007 1:38:43 PM

Beathtaking winter scene Steve!! Truly Outstanding!! :) #3792452

Kristi A. Howson 1/7/2007 1:39:21 PM

Love the dash of red amongst the snow. From the caption I thought you mean It "snowed in PSE"...I was thinking it looks so real..hehe. It's a fantastic image. #3792454

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/7/2007 2:10:56 PM

Thank you muchly, Patricia, Paula and Kristi, for stopping in and leaving some positive comments before leaving ...

Steve Hurkett #3792545

Cassie L. Woodlee 1/7/2007 3:39:01 PM

This is absolutley BEAUTIFUL Steve, fantastic winter scene!!! #3792772

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/7/2007 4:17:07 PM

Cassie ... thanks so much for your wonderful comments

Steve #3792891

Agnes Fegan level-classic 1/7/2007 5:34:37 PM

This is beautiful Steve; I am always drawn to snow scenes! #3793106

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/7/2007 6:24:24 PM

Thank you very much Agnes . .. I sincerely appreciate your comments. #3793232

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/8/2007 4:52:35 AM

Thanks Kevin ... I live in New England, and we've hardly had a day below freezing, let alone snow .... LOL very unsual winter so far ...

Steve Hurkett #3794517

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 1/8/2007 5:13:13 AM

Very nice image, Steve. Great composition and selective color. We're having a colder winter than normal here in the Texas Panhandle. So far we've had two ice storms and alot of snow. Last year we were about 35 degrees warmer this time of year. Nothing is 'normal' anymore! #3794606

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 1/8/2007 5:13:46 AM

Very nice image, Steve. Great composition and selective color. We're having a colder winter than normal here in the Texas Panhandle. So far we've had two ice storms and alot of snow. Last year we were about 35 degrees warmer this time of year. Nothing is 'normal' anymore! #3794610

Iris Greenwell 1/8/2007 9:19:22 AM

Excellent image Steve. Wow, you got a lot of snow. I like how you chose the contrasting colors. Great job.
Iris #3795624

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/8/2007 9:30:46 AM

Thank you. Iris ... your comments are very welcome ...

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Daniella Puente 1/8/2007 9:51:55 AM

This kind of image always get all my attention and Im fascinating by this one...In peru (Lima city)we never get snow so I always dream with spend some vacations on a place like this one and capture this wonderful colors and textures...
All the best,

And thanks for your kind visit to my photos :o) #3795736

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/8/2007 9:54:20 AM

Thank you, Daniella ... I appreciate your kindness ..

Steve #3795742

William88 1/8/2007 10:54:19 AM

Very beautiful image. Excellent composition, location and exposure. #3796003

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/8/2007 11:00:55 AM

Thank you William ... I appreciate your comments

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SaMi Martin 1/8/2007 12:44:37 PM

I don't like snow when you have everyday life to lead but I love this; I could get lost in there for a few weeks with a fireplace, my camera, some wine & cheese and my hubby! Nicely done Steve! #3796384

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/8/2007 12:46:31 PM

Your comments are very kind, SaMi ... thank you muchly ...

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Bill Wyatt 1/8/2007 3:46:14 PM

Wow Steve this is gorgeous! Love this a lot. It is a winner in my book my friend!! #3796907

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/8/2007 3:52:36 PM

Well, that being the case, I certainly hope you are one of the judges ... LOL

Thanks, Bill

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Anita Hogue 1/8/2007 4:05:57 PM

WOW, this is absolutely fabulous, Steve! That touch of red in the bottom corner just makes the image pop! Beautifully photographed and wonderful composition!.......anita #3796969

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/8/2007 4:11:26 PM

Thank you so much for gracing my pages, Anita ...

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Anne D. Eigen 1/8/2007 5:32:10 PM

Beautiful composition, exposure, and capture of the falling snow, Steve!!! Your work is exquisite!!! #3797213

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/8/2007 5:40:12 PM

You know, Anne ... flattery will get you everywhere ... LOL

Thanks once again ...

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Charlene Taylor 1/8/2007 5:59:33 PM

This is an absolutely wonderful scene Steve. Love the red barn and the white snow. An excellent work of art. #3797333

Hector Contreras 1/8/2007 10:31:07 PM

Indeed Steve this one is absolutely beautiful. a winner in my book
Heco #3798140

Esther Smith 1/8/2007 10:42:24 PM

Steve this is just beautiful! Excellent effects! #3798165

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/9/2007 3:01:27 AM

Thank you Charlene, Hector and Esther for your fine comments ... I appreciate it...

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Bill Houghton 1/9/2007 5:24:21 AM

This is a beautiful photo Steve. I love photos like these. Great job in capturing it. Bill

Where do you live?

My Gallery: #3799097

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/9/2007 5:32:10 AM

Thanks Bill ... this photo was taken where I used to live in MA ... I live in RI now ... thanks for your comments..

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Wendy P 1/9/2007 7:23:48 AM

This really is gorgeous. It's very very rare to see snow where I'm from so scenes like this are just amazing to me. Beautiful work. #3799665

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/9/2007 7:29:05 AM

Thank you, Wendy .. here in New England, we typically get quite a bit of snow ... but this year, it's been very mild so far ...

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Melissa A. Mannon 1/9/2007 12:35:28 PM

perfect image for a card! Here in NH, the leaves on my roses are still green. I'm waiting to get pounded! #3800558

Melissa A. Mannon 1/9/2007 12:35:45 PM

perfect image for a card! Here in NH, the leaves on my roses are still green. I'm waiting to get pounded with snow! #3800560

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/9/2007 12:42:23 PM

Yeah, Mellisa .. Ireally don't think we are going to make it through the winter with out it .... Thanks for your kind words .. This image was taken in MA a couple years ago ...

Steve Hurkett #3800582

Joan Powell 1/9/2007 1:33:49 PM

Love the red against all of that snow . #3800728

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/9/2007 2:06:11 PM

Thank you, Joan ... I appreciate you comments ...

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Mary Timman 1/9/2007 4:03:55 PM

What a gorgeous image. Would make a lovely card. I love your composition and that red barn really makes the image. Great work! #3801070

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/9/2007 4:19:56 PM

Thank you, Mary ... I agree, I also think this would make a beautiful Christmas card ...

Thanks for stopping by, Mary ..

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Arnie Horwitz level-classic 1/9/2007 8:54:19 PM

Great capture, Steve! The red against the white is fantastic! #3801790

Photographer level-classic 1/10/2007 12:16:51 AM

Beautiful shot with gorgeous light and composition Steve, love this! #3801962

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 2:05:13 AM

Thank you Arnie and Reine... I appreciate your comments ...

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Ray Clarke level-classic 1/10/2007 5:58:16 AM

I thought that I would never get to the end of this list, but a wonderful picture like this justifies all the praise it has received!!!(R) #3802822

Deb Holmes-Hatfield level-classic 1/10/2007 6:08:40 AM

Beautiful capture of this winter wonderland, Steve! Excellent! #3802847

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 6:18:24 AM

Thank you, Deb ... I appreciate you stopping in this morning ...

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Susi Lawson level-classic 1/10/2007 6:34:18 AM

You have many beautiful images! Where are these, they look so much like my area in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. My brother was in the Nam war and he brought me back my first 35mm camera from there. God bless you.. #3802966

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 6:45:38 AM

Thank you , Susi .... all of my images were taken here in New England ... I haven't been to Virgina in several years now ... thanks for contacting me

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Ken Smith level-classic 1/10/2007 8:30:29 AM

This is beautiful, Steve. A winner in my books! #3803689

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 8:49:11 AM

Thank you, Ken ... I appreciate your input ...

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Jenny Bosmans level-classic 1/10/2007 11:28:25 AM

Definitely one of my favorites, Steve...I just love this! :) #3804287

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 1/10/2007 11:31:04 AM

Lovely winter scene...but, brrrrr :) Beautifully photographed and presented!

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Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 11:37:23 AM

Thank you Candice and Jenny ... I sincerely appreciate you two stopping in today ... (this winter hasn't been very cold here in New England .. just the other day, it was up to 70 degrees .. pretty warm for New England ..

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Mary N C. Taitt level-classic 1/10/2007 11:51:59 AM

OOoh, Pretty! Very pretty. Stay warm, dry and safe! Mary :-D #3804375

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 11:58:48 AM

Mary ... thank you for your wonderful comment ... this one has been in the top of my gallery for a while now ... I love this one. too

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Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 1/10/2007 2:37:47 PM

GORGEOUS Winter scene!!! Excellent Steve :0) #3804824

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 2:40:35 PM

Thanks muchly, Datha ... I appreciate your kindness

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BILLY R. PARKER 1/10/2007 2:44:50 PM


Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/10/2007 2:51:29 PM

Thanks, Billy ... I appreciate your comments

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Laurie Daily level-classic 1/10/2007 3:13:24 PM

I am still waiting for a good snow! Quite a beautiful scene, Steve! Caught right in the middle of the storm. I hope we see some snowy weather in the next few weeks here in southern NH. BUT...After March forget it, I am all about spring! #3804945

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 3:21:20 PM

Well, I live in RI and we haven't had any snow, either ... this image was taken a year or two ago .. it's going to be cold the nex day or two, but still no snow in the forcast ...



Kaye Burazin level-classic 1/10/2007 4:07:35 PM

Love the solitude of a winter storm as it surrounds us.As we listen to it howl outside, safe in the warm comforts of our homes. Waiting for it to end so we can go out and play and get wonderful images such as this. #3805080

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/10/2007 4:20:34 PM

Thank you Kaye .. I appreciate your comments ...

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Carol Sawyer level-classic 1/11/2007 2:52:48 AM

Beautiful capture, Steve!! #3806402

Linda Blair level-classic 1/11/2007 6:05:58 AM

Really gorgeous,Steve. Love the red with the white, very well done!!!! :0) #3807196

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/11/2007 6:17:54 AM

Hey! Linda .. I appreciate you stopping by this morning and leaving that kind comment!

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Brenda c. McFarland level-classic 1/11/2007 9:32:04 AM

Steve, This picture seems so peacefull. I wish I were there without a care in the world. Thanks for stopping by my gallery too. -Brenda #3807818

Beverly A. Wright level-classic 1/11/2007 9:34:56 AM

Hi Steve! You have actually made winter
beautiful to me, with this beautiful image! This is great!! We haven't had
a good snow here yet where I am. I really love how cozy and warm that little red house looks in all that
white snow. Gorgeous image Steve!! #3807824

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/11/2007 10:14:06 AM

Thank you, Brenda and Beverly, for your wonderful thoughts ...

I live in Rhode Island and we've only got an inch so far this winter (this image was taken another year)

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Jeana Clark level-classic 1/11/2007 10:19:27 AM

Can't believe I let this one slip by me Steve! Absolutely beautiful and the splash of red draws you in for a closer look!! EXCELLENT!
~Jeana~ #3807976

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/11/2007 10:31:26 AM

Well, Jeana, you're here now ... spend some time looking ... LOL ... all serious aside, I really appreciate your stopping by to look ... your comments are well accepted ...

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Autum Rhoades 1/11/2007 10:44:43 AM

Steve, can't believe I missed this one! Awesome image! The blizzard surrounding the little red building - great color palette! We have very little snow and that's pretty crazy for Northern Michigan at this time of year! #3808071

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/11/2007 10:48:20 AM

Thanks for your email, Autum ...we've only had an inch here in RI (this image was from a prior year)

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Robyn Gwilt 1/11/2007 11:07:22 AM

Wow Steve, after driving 5000kms around the country in the heat of our summer - with temperatures ranging between 27 - 45deg (!!!) this looks HEAVENLY!! Especially as I've never been in snow - I could think of some really nice ways to spend time inside this postcard LOL All the best for 2007. Robyn #3808117

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/11/2007 11:14:50 AM

Thank you kindly, Robyn ... your comments are so very welcome ... You've never seen snow???? I don't suppose you are alone ... but in 58 years, I have probably spent 50 years in snow country .. (and'I am getting really tired of it ... if I moved away, I'd probably want to come back ... LOL

Steve #3808129

Colleen Braun 1/11/2007 2:39:54 PM

this would make a wonderful card, even without the deer... #3808627

Barbara Waldoch 1/11/2007 2:42:31 PM

This was great, Steve! Post something new, what am I supposed to comment on? ;-) #3808640

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/11/2007 2:43:52 PM

Thank you, Colleen ... your comments are greatly welcome ..

Steve #3808648

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/11/2007 2:58:41 PM

Hi Barbara ... thanks for stopping by ... I try to post something new every other day ... doesn't always happen, so, check back more often ...


Steve #3808707

Jenny D 1/11/2007 3:57:58 PM

Beautiful image, Steve! #3808873

Paul Michko 1/11/2007 4:05:15 PM

This is a wonderful scene, Steve. #3808889

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/11/2007 4:39:08 PM

Thank you JD and Paul .. I'm glad you stopped at my Gallery and posted some comments..

Steve #3808952

Margie Hurwich 1/11/2007 5:25:32 PM

Beautiful, Steve...and if we don't see a winner on this one...I'd be very surprised! #3809021

Sharon F. Morris 1/11/2007 5:50:40 PM

Beautiful snow scene love the red building. Makes me miss the snow but not driving in it. Enjoyed your beautiful Gallery :-) #3809121

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/11/2007 11:30:13 PM

Thank you muchly, Sharon .. I appreciate your thoughts

Steve #3809929

Kai Eiselein 1/12/2007 8:33:34 AM

I love the dreamlike quality of this shot, Steve. #3811487

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/12/2007 8:49:15 AM

Thank you, Kai ... I appreciate your taking the time to visit and comment ...

Steve #3811553

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/12/2007 11:15:02 AM

Excellent, Steve! A story here for sure and a great composition! #3812013

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/12/2007 11:21:25 AM

Thank you for stopping by, Allen - your comments are well accepted ...

Steve #3812029

Cathy Barrows 1/12/2007 2:23:13 PM that punch of red #3812611

Stan Kwasniowski 1/12/2007 2:24:28 PM

Steve, such a lovely place you captured #3812616

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/12/2007 3:40:31 PM

Thank you for dropping by, Stan ... and thanks for the kind comments you left behind

Steve #3812923

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/12/2007 3:43:42 PM

Cathy ...Thanks for your kind comments thi sevening , they ar most welcome!

Steve #3812934

Jessica Jenney level-classic 1/12/2007 4:50:53 PM

Beautiful capture, Steve! I can see why it's one of your favorites! I love the placement of the little red cabin. #3813216

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/12/2007 4:58:39 PM

Thanks once again, Jessica ... this image was taken out of my rear sliders when I lived im Milbury, MA (couple years ago) it was the neighbors garage ..

Steve #3813250

Alan and kellie shulver 1/12/2007 5:15:04 PM

Steve, what can I say that hasent been said atleast 20 times already. I love how the pines tower over the barn. gives the picture such a grand scale. the contrasts and lighting are excellent. - alan #3813298

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/12/2007 5:21:37 PM

Thank you muchly, Alan, Your comments are well recieved.

Steve #3813311

Karen Engelbreth 1/13/2007 3:41:45 AM

Wonderful winter scene, Steve! #3814238

Donna K. Kilcher 1/13/2007 4:35:25 AM

a beautiful image, I have not seen snow in 3b years. This makes me really miss it. #3814356

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/13/2007 4:38:35 AM

Thank you, Karen and Donna ... I appreciate your taking the time to view (and comment) my photos ..

Steve Hurkett #3814361

Ray Thoms 1/13/2007 6:49:14 AM

Great composition Steve, the little red building contrasts beautifully against the snow. I see snow every year and often I fail to see the beauty because of how cold it often gets.... #3814774

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/13/2007 8:13:23 AM

Ray ... welcome to my gallery! and thanks for your wonderful comments ... Feel free to browse ....

Steve #3815136

Lorri Shank 1/13/2007 9:40:35 AM

What a lovely image of solitude and quiet, Steve. Very, very nice. Lorri #3815489

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/13/2007 9:52:30 AM

Thank you muchly, Lorri ... I sincerely appreciate your comments ..

Steve Hurkett #3815539

Errick L. Cameron level-classic 1/14/2007 8:17:47 AM

Next years Christmas card fopr sure! #3818253

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/14/2007 8:26:17 AM

Yes, Errick, I believe you are right!

Thanks for your kind comment

Steve #3818280

John V. Roscich level-classic 1/14/2007 9:05:44 AM

JOHN #3818368

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/14/2007 12:36:03 PM

Thanks John ... Lord knows I appreciate that remark .... I think I need to find some address of companies that buy images like that (for cards, etc)

Steve #3818854

Larissa M. level-classic 1/14/2007 12:46:53 PM

I totally agree with John!! This is perfect!!! Beautiful composition & colors, Steve!!

~*Lue... #3818879

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/14/2007 12:49:06 PM

Thank you muchly, Lue ... I value your comments ...

Steve #3818884

Sandra Freyler level-classic 1/15/2007 8:39:46 AM

Beautiful work! this image looks like there's a story behind it.. #3822167

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/15/2007 10:09:38 AM

Well, the only story I can tell you is that I took this image our of my Back sliders (to my deck)in the middle of a nice storm ... this garage was my neighbors ...

Thank you, Sandra ... I appreciate your comments ... #3822612

Yuntao Liu level-classic 1/15/2007 12:23:36 PM

Great capture! Well done! #3823074

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/15/2007 12:30:50 PM

thsnks for you comments, Yuntao ... I appreciate the time you spent here viewing my gallery

Steve #3823097

Joline Frazier level-classic 1/15/2007 12:51:25 PM

Thanks for stopping by my gallery....this is my favorite of yours. What an enchanting image. #3823160

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/15/2007 12:56:34 PM

Thank you, Joline ... seems you're not alone .... LOL

Thanks for your wonderful comment ..

Steve #3823171

Lori K. Whitman level-classic 1/15/2007 2:24:49 PM

This is gorgeous! I enjoyed your gallery. #3823530

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/15/2007 2:40:09 PM

Thank you, Lori ... I appreciate that ... Please come again...

Steve #3823576

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 1/15/2007 6:43:57 PM

Absolutely beautiful winter scene Steve! #3824370

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/15/2007 7:03:59 PM

Beautiful image, Steve! Would make a wonderful post card! #3824453

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/16/2007 3:02:11 AM

Thank you, Connie and Evy ... your comments are always welcome

Steve #3825425

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/16/2007 3:04:44 AM

Sorry Corrine, I mispelled your name ... my sincere apologies...

Steve #3825434

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/16/2007 3:11:29 AM

Geeezzzz, I'm not having a good morning, Corinne ... There! I got it right! sorry once again (I hate mispelling people's names)

Steve #3825461

Sinziana I. Ene 1/17/2007 1:23:17 AM

Wonderfull winter shot, Steve! #3829118

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/17/2007 2:10:34 AM

Thank you for your kind comment, Sinziana

Steve Hurkett #3829164

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/18/2007 6:47:53 AM

Beautiful!!! Love this!! Did you add the snow or was it snowing that hard? #3834170

BILLY R. PARKER 1/18/2007 6:52:25 AM


Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/18/2007 7:29:26 AM

Thank you, Shelly ... nope .. didn't add any snow ....what you see is what actually fell from the sky that day ....

Steve #3834355

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/18/2007 7:32:09 AM

Thank you, Billy .... I don't know about a record ... but have had a few people comment on this image

Steve #3834375

Betsy Labuschagne 1/18/2007 9:53:02 PM

Your gallery is beautiful Steve, this one is definitely one of my favorites! Absolutely awesome work!! #3836987

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/19/2007 3:51:07 AM

Thank you so much, Betsy... I appreciate you stopping by with this great comment ...

Steve #3837587

Michael S. Baker 1/19/2007 4:57:10 PM

Beautiful capture, Steve. The red barn really stands out against the white snow. Well composed!
Mike B- #3840826

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/19/2007 5:15:44 PM

Thanks Mike ... you are so kind!

Steve #3840877

DiAnna F. Paulk 1/20/2007 7:00:13 AM

Beautiful image, Steve! The composition is just perfect!

Thanks so much for stopping to comment on my "Old Barn off Troy Highway." #3842528

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/20/2007 8:06:42 AM

Thank you for stopping by to see my gallery today, DiAnna ... I strongly appreciate it ...

Steve #3842771

RD . 1/21/2007 4:35:13 PM

Wow! Awesome winter capture Steve! #3847045

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/21/2007 5:32:20 PM

Thank you muchly, Richard .. I appreciate it!

Steve #3847264

Heidi Brand 1/23/2007 4:26:51 AM

So many commets already, but I just had to tell you that this one jumped right out at me in your gallery. Love the punch of red. #3853649

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/23/2007 4:30:08 AM

Thanks for that wonderful comment, Heidi .. really gives me a boost this morning ...

Steve #3853664

Kathy Radford level-classic 1/23/2007 7:54:28 AM

This is such a perfect winter shot. Great composition and love the color. You really need to frame and sell this shot Steve. Excellent work. Kathy in NH #3854711

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/23/2007 8:03:00 AM

Thank you Kathy (do you know of any buyers?))

steve #3854740

Kathy Radford level-classic 1/23/2007 8:19:57 AM

There has got to be somebody out there. Kathy in NH #3854822

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/23/2007 8:25:54 AM

well, I'm sure there is ... I was just hoping that maybe you could give me a head start ... LOL

Thanks anywho ...

Steve #3854850

eileen bedford level-classic 1/24/2007 10:51:11 AM

This is beautiful Steve, love your composition and the red building... #3859566

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/24/2007 11:37:23 AM

Thanks once again, Eileen ...

Steve #3859753

Gerald Sewell level-classic 1/26/2007 2:56:15 PM

Love this Photo,

Gerald #3876283

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/26/2007 3:54:01 PM

Thank you for stopping by, Gerald

Steve #3876388

Debbie Fleri level-classic 1/27/2007 6:50:39 AM

WoW,,,I don't usually comment when there are a "LOT" of comments,,,but I am so glad I didn't miss this one...Very beautiful,,,this should be on a wall somewhere in a red barn wood frame...: ) #3878377

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/27/2007 6:58:38 AM

Another great idea ... thanks once again, Debbie ...

Steve #3878399

Lisa R. Buffington level-classic 1/27/2007 6:58:20 PM

Steve, Beautiful capture and great composition! Reminds me of West Virginia, my home state. Thanks for you wonderful comment on White Reflections. Lisa #3880952

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/28/2007 4:43:40 AM

Hello Lisa .. thanks so much for stopping to look at my gallery ..

Steve Hurkett #3881885

Crystal L. Craig 1/28/2007 6:42:00 PM

Absolutely beautiful winter capture Steve! Great composition, love the vertical format, it really punctuates "Snowed In!" Gorgeous! #3884405

Noel Baebler 1/31/2007 1:34:02 PM

Beautiful snowy-time image, Steve! #3897071

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/31/2007 2:00:27 PM

Thank you Crystal and Noel for your kind comments .. I sicerely appreciate them

Steve #3897160

Patricia A. Stalter 1/31/2007 2:25:16 PM

Beautiful is the word. Having grown up on a Homestead in Fairbanks, Alaska It sort of takes me back. Now that I have taken a closer look at your work, I can see that you get a lot of comments.
Right on....
Patricia #3897274

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/31/2007 2:33:53 PM

thanks for your kind comments,Patricia ... I appreciate them

Steve #3897288

Mary E. Heinz 1/31/2007 10:07:26 PM

Was taking a peek at your gallery and HAD to stop at this one...GORGEOUS !
I'm floudering in what
did you mean by the Adobe PSE ...?


Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/1/2007 4:39:14 AM

Hi Mary ... thanks for visiting my garllery and your kind comments ... "PSE" is "Photo Shop Elements" it's a watered down version of Photo Shop ..

Steve #3899128

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 2/1/2007 11:58:17 AM

What a gorgeous Winter scene. Nice job on the selective coloring...or perhaps this is the way it looked? Either way, it's nice..very nice. #3900901

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/1/2007 1:01:34 PM

Thank you Susan ... the only thing I did to that image was edit out the garage door windows ... thanks for your kind thoughts ..

Steve #3901105

RaveN Tan 2/2/2007 9:43:50 AM

Cool Winter Scene... Great job! #3904353

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/2/2007 11:05:18 AM

Well, Cool it was, Raven! Thanks so much for your kind comments

Steve #3904619

Martha N. Church 2/4/2007 2:03:28 PM

Spectacular shot! It reminds me of the beautiful, cold winters I spent in Michigan many years ago. #3911478

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/4/2007 3:45:55 PM

Thank you Martha I appreciate your kind words ... steve #3911633

Gary Lange 2/8/2007 9:45:01 AM

Wow, great shot, Steve!! I missed this one. So many comments on this great shot. #3925985

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/8/2007 9:57:28 AM

thanks for stopping by Gary ... and all I can say is better late than never ... LOL .. Thanks Gary ... I really appreciate you stopping by ...

steve #3926038

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 2/9/2007 5:19:03 PM

Wonderful gallery, Steve! Especially like this one. Great framing and I love what snow can do to colors! Beautiful! #3930776

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/9/2007 5:25:29 PM

Hi Susan .... thanks once again ... #3930795

Mitch Spence level-classic 2/11/2007 9:56:45 AM

Like this a lot, Steve. I'm a sucker for red in the snow, and this is a dandy. #3936656

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/11/2007 10:12:21 AM

thanks muchly, Mitch ... this has been one of my all timers too ... I appreciate you stopping by ... steve #3936713

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 2/11/2007 11:00:36 AM

Well done! I love the perfect balance of red amonst the snow-cavered surroundings! #3936860

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 2/11/2007 11:00:40 AM

Well done! I love the perfect balance of red amonst the snow-cavered surroundings! #3936861

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/11/2007 11:08:06 AM

Thanks for your wonderful thoughts... Lisa

(BTW ... Did you hiccup when you pressed the "send" button? LOL) just teasing ...

Steve #3936880

Francine Savoie-Jansson 2/17/2007 1:21:21 PM

Amazing picture, wow this is one of my favorite, just love it. I sure love the contrast of the colours. Looks so cold and then the red warms it up at the same time... Awesome

Francine #3958565

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/17/2007 1:47:30 PM

Hello Francine .. thanks once again.. your comments are very welcome ...

Steve #3958647

Gary Jacobson 2/19/2007 1:09:39 PM

I love this picture perfect winter scene you have captured here. Well done. Best Regards, Jake #3965479

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/21/2007 6:06:12 PM

Thank you, Gary I appreciate your kind thoughts #3973415

Michael Khoury 2/22/2007 3:53:31 PM

I like this very much Hurk...
m #3976686

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/22/2007 3:55:41 PM

Thanks, Michael... I appreciate your kind thoughts ........ #3976691

Irene M. Biery 2/23/2007 7:49:08 AM

This is just beautiful! My Favorite shot I think? You have so many nice ones its hard to choose.

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/23/2007 8:12:13 AM

Thanks, Irene ... your comments are pleasing to the ear ... steve #3978905

Anne Arthur 2/23/2007 8:33:56 AM

Steve, this beautiful shot belongs on a Hallmark card. #3978947

Shawn Jennings level-classic 2/23/2007 9:42:38 AM

Beautiful winter scene Steve! #3979145

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/23/2007 12:12:06 PM

Thank you for your kind thoughts, Anne and Swawn .. I appreciate it!! #3979684

Sharrie Thomas 2/24/2007 5:37:03 PM

This is cool in more than one way. :-)
You've had a lot of wonderful comments on this photo, and well deserved. Great final effects. #3986209

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/25/2007 2:55:20 AM

Thanks, Sharrie .. I appreciate your kind thoughts ... #3988972

John Caruso 3/8/2007 9:46:04 AM


What more can I say that hasn't already been said? Fantastic photograph, from color to comp to subject! #4034742

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 3/8/2007 9:48:19 AM

Yeah! John, It's really tough to come up with something new, isn't it? ... #4034752

Shawn M. Marymee 3/13/2007 11:32:08 AM

Well I guess I am johnny come latley. but here it goes... great capture. I love your collection of barn photos. I have looked before and just have to say that they just keep getting better!!! You have a great eye!! #4050898

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 3/13/2007 12:25:27 PM

Thanks, Shawn ... your comments are very pleasing to the psych ... please come by more often ... I am trying to post a new photo every day or two ... #4051011

Lisa D. Greer 3/15/2007 9:47:45 AM

Great image !:) #4057385

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 3/15/2007 12:14:57 PM

I appreciate your comments today, Lisa .. Hope to see you back here in the future ... #4058106

Stacy Lankford level-classic 4/24/2007 3:09:34 PM

Way to go, Hurk!! #4205066

David Pratt level-classic 4/24/2007 3:35:47 PM

Great job Hurk! Congratulations! #4205328

BILLY R. PARKER 4/24/2007 3:47:16 PM


Jessica Jenney level-classic 4/24/2007 3:51:55 PM

Congratulations again, Steve! This is so beautiful! #4205475

Martha N. Church 4/24/2007 4:28:30 PM

Congratulations, Hurk, on your beautiful photo! #4205800

Iris Greenwell 4/24/2007 4:34:09 PM

Conratulations! well deserved. I think it is a wonderful image. Iris #4205866

Susan Fox 4/24/2007 4:35:32 PM

Congratulations Steve! Great image! #4205879

Christopher Budny level-classic 4/24/2007 4:45:27 PM

Congratulations, again! #4205980

Stacy Lankford level-classic 4/24/2007 4:47:27 PM

Great winter scene! I expect this image to move forward in competition! #4206007

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/24/2007 4:48:39 PM

Awesome shot....Congratulations! #4206018

Dorann Weber level-classic 4/24/2007 4:51:59 PM

The biggest congratulations on this spectacular image Steve~! #4206038

Jayne Martin level-classic 4/24/2007 5:11:23 PM

Congatulations on this fantastic capture, Steve, hope to see it next round!!! #4206176

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 4/24/2007 5:14:08 PM

Huge congratulations, Steve! A fabulous finalist! #4206196

Judyann Plante 4/24/2007 6:13:59 PM

Congratulations again, Steve! Very well-deserved finalist!

Judyann <>< #4206628

Jeff Robinson level-classic 4/24/2007 6:13:59 PM

Congrats Steve on this Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #4206629

Sam Britt level-classic 4/24/2007 6:32:28 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Steve! #4206858

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 4/24/2007 6:54:51 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4207088

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 4/24/2007 7:04:22 PM

Congratulations on this GORGEOUS finalist, Steve!!!!! :-) ^.^ #4207188

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 4/24/2007 7:10:45 PM

Congratulations, Steve, on your finalist! #4207221

eileen bedford 4/24/2007 7:21:07 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist Hurk, well done... #4207301

Mike D. Perez level-classic 4/24/2007 7:56:34 PM

Excellent Finalist, Steve! Congratulations. #4207657

Carol Teal level-classic 4/24/2007 8:04:10 PM

Congrats Steve! I liked this one from the first time I saw it! #4207709

Hector Contreras level-classic 4/24/2007 8:40:30 PM

Congratulations! well deserved Steve
Heco #4207864

Colleen Farrell level-classic 4/24/2007 8:43:38 PM

Sensational winter scene, Steve! Congratulations on a great finalist! #4207890

Sylvia Rossler 4/24/2007 8:45:18 PM

Big congrats Steve :O) #4207903

Esther Smith 4/24/2007 9:03:01 PM

Wonderful image Steve!! Congratulations! #4208019

Lorraine A. Cook 4/24/2007 10:11:48 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Steve!<:)) #4208294

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 2:51:05 AM

Thanks Everyone for your kind well-wishes on this finalist ... #4208909

Kenneth Mucke 4/25/2007 3:46:02 AM

Congrats Steven on this marvelosu finalist #4209202

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/25/2007 4:08:01 AM

Congrats on your fabulous finalist! Love it! jo ann c. #4209322

Katarina Mansson 4/25/2007 4:13:55 AM

Beautiful winter scene! Congratulations to this (and your other!) finalist! #4209364

Shawn M. Marymee 4/25/2007 4:54:14 AM

congratulations to you steve #4209688

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 5:46:44 AM

Thanks Kenneth, Jo Ann, Katarina and Shawn ... your comments and kind words are well appreciated #4210246

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 4/25/2007 6:29:50 AM


Robyn Gwilt 4/25/2007 6:33:08 AM

Hey Steve, this was a no-brainer, we knew we'd see this again :) (And again in a few days!!) #4210560

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 6:52:41 AM

Thanks Tamara ... I appreciate your comments #4210746

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 6:54:02 AM

Thanks Robyn .... I can only hope I'll see more in a couple days ... LOL #4210756

Emile Abbott level-classic 4/25/2007 7:22:13 AM

Congrats Hurk on an awesome winter scene. Great capture my friend. #4210925

Claudine Grove level-classic 4/25/2007 7:37:55 AM

Congrats Steve on this beautiful winter capture! #4211044

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 4/25/2007 7:50:11 AM

Thanks, Emile and Claudia ... your comments are very inspiring ... #4211147

Steve Rice 4/25/2007 7:50:42 AM

Steve, COngratulations A very well deserved shot. Take care #4211153

Christy Nichols 4/25/2007 7:53:06 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Steve!! #4211180

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 8:07:41 AM

Thanks Steve and Christy ... I sincerely appreceate your encouragement #4211299

RC Fritz 4/25/2007 9:19:59 AM

Congratulations, Hurk. Great Finalist!! #4211741

Mitch Spence level-classic 4/25/2007 9:35:07 AM

Way to go, Steve! #4211800

Beverly A. Wright 4/25/2007 9:43:18 AM

Big congadulations Steve!!! #4211825

Bridgette B 4/25/2007 11:22:58 AM

Congrats on this beautiful winter finalist!! #4212305

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/25/2007 11:46:52 AM

I don't think I've ever had to scroll so much to get to the bottom. LOL Great shot, Steve! Congratulations on your finalist! #4212403

Mary Timman 4/25/2007 11:46:57 AM

Oh I thought this was beautiful before..I sure hope it ends up a winner. Congratulations on a gorgeous finalist. #4212404

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 12:41:12 PM

Thanks RC, Mitch, Beverly, Bridgette, Shawn (yepper you made me laugh at your comment) and Mary ... I sincerely appreciate everyone's kind feedback and comments ... #4212609

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 4/25/2007 12:58:27 PM


(At least, in my humble opinion.)

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist, Steve! --lisa #4212685

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 1:22:49 PM


Thanks, Lisa, I appreciate your enthusiasm #4212799

Mick Burkey level-classic 4/25/2007 2:44:45 PM

Steve, must have missed this before; love the tones of white and your comp. Congrats on the finals. Good luck in the next round! #4213095

Patricia Ronan 4/25/2007 2:46:29 PM

Congrats again Steve :) #4213105

Heidi Brand 4/25/2007 2:48:43 PM

Congratulations. #4213113

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 3:15:08 PM

Thanks Mick, Patricia and HeidiI appreciate your kind thoughts and comments .... #4213219

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/25/2007 3:27:48 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Steve!!!

Laurie Daily level-classic 4/25/2007 3:33:02 PM

I have always loved this one, Steve...I just noticed your well deserving finalist award on this one. Congrats to you!!! #4213283

Brenda c. McFarland level-classic 4/25/2007 3:37:02 PM

YEAH!!! STEVE!!! on your finalist!
--Brenda-- #4213297

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 4/25/2007 4:31:57 PM

A Big Congratulations on your Finalist Award!!! Well Deserved, Cheers, Glenn. #4213545

Lindley Johnson level-classic 4/25/2007 4:38:57 PM

Well, Steve, this is stunning! I'm apparently one of the few who haven't seen it before - how did I miss such a beautiful image? I love the red in the midst of all that white - it's beautiful! Congratulations on your lovely finalist. #4213578

Ken Smith level-classic 4/25/2007 7:49:31 PM

I remember this from Jan and was surprised it didn't make finalist then. Congratulations!! #4214132

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 4/26/2007 2:58:40 AM

Thanks so much Renee, Laurie, Brenda, Glenn, Lindley and Ken .... Just to let you all know, flattery and your nice comments will get you everywhere ... LOL #4214990

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 4/26/2007 6:42:16 AM

Congrats....I always loved this one! #4216268

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 4/26/2007 8:33:34 AM

Thanks Shelly ... I have always really liked this one too, and was a bit mystified why it wasn't selected last month (unless I listed it under the wrong category ... #4216774

Lisa Clark level-classic 4/27/2007 5:24:20 AM

Congratulations Steve. I love this image too. It is one of my favorites in your gallery. #4220311

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 4/27/2007 6:43:58 AM

Thanks, Lisa ... I'm pleased that you like it ... #4220719

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 4/27/2007 7:08:18 AM

Way to go Steve! This is a lovely capture! #4220794

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 4/27/2007 7:59:34 AM

Thank you and good morning, Jo Ann ... I appreciate your kind visit this morning ... #4220989

Jenny D 4/28/2007 8:29:38 AM

congratulations!! #4224475

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/28/2007 8:40:10 AM

Thanks, JD, I appreciate your kind comments and thoughts this morning #4224520

Larissa M. 4/28/2007 9:03:01 AM

I've always loved this one! :)

Have an awesome weekend!
~*Lue... #4224573

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/28/2007 9:09:30 AM

Thanks so much, Lue ... I was hoping it would go higher, too ... but, I'm happy it landed where it is ... steve #4224583

Vishal Sharma 7/21/2007 12:56:35 PM

Awesome capture, Steve! You deserve to be a WINNER!!! #4536133

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 7/21/2007 3:23:43 PM

Thanks, Vishal ... I appreciate your wonderful comments #4536614

Martie Last 7/21/2007 4:48:16 PM

What a gorgeous photo! The white of the snow and the red of the building create a wonderful contrast. This photo has a mystical quality. It reminds me of our forefathers/mothers surviving in the wilderness. #4536931

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 7/21/2007 5:13:46 PM

Thankyou, Martie ... glad you like this one .... your story congers up a story of survival one winter many years ago ... if you want to hear the whole story, ask.... Steve #4537018

Aimee C. Eisaman 12/10/2007 9:41:34 AM

Congrats....this photo makes me feel as if I'm in a dream! Lovely work! #5191678

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 12/10/2007 9:58:33 AM

Thanks once again, Aimee .... when you are surrounded by all white snow, it indeed feels like a dream world ...


Nancy L. Barrett 1/18/2008 1:23:47 PM

Like being smack in the middle of a fairy tale...this is really lovely. Yes, I'm a johnny-come-lately when it comes to comments, but your image really struck me! #5359725

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/18/2008 1:56:43 PM

Well, tis better late than never, Nancy ... and in any event, I'm glad you finaly made it here ... your comments are well appreciated #5359836

Angela Possemato 1/22/2008 3:31:14 AM

I love winter scenes, especially when I am warm inside! The red barn is just the right amount of color and the comp & texture are excellent. I really like this image! #5375454

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/22/2008 3:57:55 AM

your comments mean alot to me, Angela Thanks alot ............ #5375598

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 1/27/2008 6:01:30 AM

Hi Steve, I just took a look at your gallery....lovely work. I liked the spider, the flowers, Boston, the portraits...but this one reminded me of winter years ago when I lived in New struck a cord...Happy Shutterbugging to you...and many more winners to come!
Patricia #5402422

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 1/27/2008 7:21:19 AM

Thank you, Patricia ... your comments and thoughts are well appreciated .......... #5402849

Dianna Murphy 2/7/2008 9:28:59 AM

Not that you need any more comments on this shot but had to tell you this belongs on a Christmas Card. #5458922

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/7/2008 11:11:25 AM

Thanks, Dianna .... I appreciat your visit ... and so's you know, flattery will get you everywhere ... LOL #5459384

Jim Britt 2/16/2008 1:15:24 PM

Wow so many comments :) and I know why. Great shot here Steve. Just beautiful. Congrats as well! #5503650

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/16/2008 1:17:21 PM

I appreciate your kind comments, Jim ... Thanks ... #5503658

Gary Lange 4/18/2008 6:11:03 AM

Just wonderful, Steve!! #5803299

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/18/2008 9:04:11 AM

Thanks Gary ... your thoughts are very much appreciated ........... #5803805

Renata Gusciora 5/15/2008 5:24:14 AM

This is just wonderful!Love the image!Congratulations,Steve! #5925203

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 5/15/2008 9:51:01 AM

Thank you once again, Renata .... I sincerely appreciate your visiting my gallery ........ #5926450

James E. Coleman level-classic 12/4/2008 5:14:40 PM

This is the one I liked the most because of all the snow!..:)

Jim #6851714

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 12/4/2008 6:53:58 PM

Still a wonderful photo, Steve.... #6852028

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 12/5/2008 6:46:44 AM

Thanks, Jim .... glad you like this one #6854452

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 12/5/2008 6:50:21 AM

Thanks for stopping by and leaving a kind comment behind, Patricia #6854462

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 12/5/2008 7:11:09 AM

I have always loved this one, beautiful and peaceful....congrats!! #6854562

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/5/2008 7:12:52 AM

Ohhhh....I'm so glad this got a win! It is just gorgeous, surely will make a great Christmas Card!
Have a Merry Christmas Steve!

jo ann c. #6854569

Cindy Hamilton 1/7/2014 6:45:59 AM

Steve, this is truly one for the ages. Extraordinary!

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