© Rakesh Syal


Manuel Barrera 7/17/2008 2:02:23 AM

awesome, still life photography #962184

Mukesh Srivastava 7/17/2008 2:10:41 AM

Wonderful still life capture with perfect exposure and comp, Rakeshji!!! #6189845

Brett Dolsen 7/17/2008 2:36:21 AM

Outstanding Rakesh!!Brett #6189872

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/17/2008 2:42:46 AM

WOW as usual!! I love these! #6189888

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/17/2008 2:58:25 AM

Amazing image in B/W, Rakesh, very well done.

Dominick #6189942

Renee Doyle 7/17/2008 3:12:51 AM

Beautiful still life Rakesh!! #6189966

Carol Sawyer 7/17/2008 3:16:08 AM

Stunning still life image, Rakesh!! #6189972

Peter Appelbaum 7/17/2008 3:27:36 AM

Absolutely stunning image Rakesh. Perfect lighting and B&W tones. Peter #6189993

Alan L. Borror 7/17/2008 3:31:41 AM

AWESOME, OUTSTANDING and WOW are the operative words, Rakesh! #6190002

Agnes Fegan 7/17/2008 3:49:23 AM

Beautiful arrangement and perfect light! #6190036

Randy A. Myers 7/17/2008 4:05:28 AM

You are the master at thse type images. Good job with the lighting. #6190086

Jeff Robinson 7/17/2008 4:11:39 AM

Another Outstanding still life image Rakesh!! Wonderful tones, lighting and presentation! Jeff #6190108

Vitor Dias 7/17/2008 4:26:49 AM

Excellent work Rakesh, great light, nice b/w option too.

rgs Vitor #6190155

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/17/2008 4:46:02 AM

Beautiful still life Rakesh, your set up is perfect

jo ann c. #6190249

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/17/2008 4:46:34 AM

Wonderful setup and capture,Rakesh! Fabulous tone here! #6190253

Mary E. Lake 7/17/2008 4:57:28 AM

Simplicity at its best!! Wonderful setup and lighting! :) #6190304

Nikki McDonald 7/17/2008 4:58:48 AM

Perfect! Love this one, Rakesh. #6190313

Mary L. Graham 7/17/2008 5:00:22 AM

Beautiful simplicity Rakesh!! =) #6190323

Avril Young 7/17/2008 5:17:35 AM

OUTSTANDING...love the light...compositon...and those tones taken in Black and white...awesome work!...beautiful jugs!
Well done! #6190387

Linda D. Lester 7/17/2008 5:58:48 AM

Very nice...great still life! #6190516

Barbara E. Sturgis 7/17/2008 6:03:38 AM

Beautiful still life!!!well done..Rakesh. #6190537

Girish Vaghela 7/17/2008 6:13:43 AM

High class still life, W I n n e r! No doubt, Rakesh! #6190558

Charlene Taylor 7/17/2008 6:33:43 AM

Hi Rakesh,
A really beautiful still life composition. #6190623

Dr. Harmeet Singh 7/17/2008 6:59:40 AM

Excellent composition and symmetry.Great and a winning image. #6190715

Rakesh Syal 7/17/2008 7:03:39 AM

Thank you so much all for your kind words! #6190738

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/17/2008 7:23:19 AM

LOL! I want that window!!! Gorgeous work, Rakesh! #6190809

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 7/17/2008 7:48:17 AM

KARU. #6190885

Claudia Kuhn 7/17/2008 7:51:53 AM

Beautiful tones and composition Rakesh! #6190905

Melissa G. Meiselman 7/17/2008 7:54:48 AM

Terrific nearly symmetrical still life with eye catching tonal quality, Rakesh!! #6190917

Nadya Johnson 7/17/2008 10:09:58 AM

Exquisite still life, Rakesh! #6191421

Sheila D. Robertson 7/17/2008 12:58:30 PM

Simple, great tonality, composition.....beautirul. #6191909

Tiia Vissak 7/17/2008 1:04:06 PM

a beautiful still life! #6191930

Christina N. Seuser 7/17/2008 1:43:56 PM

Stunning still life, the composition is amazing and the light is wonderful. Excellent work Rakesh! #6192062

Patricia Ronan 7/17/2008 4:26:13 PM

Gorgeous still life and title to match Rakesh:) #6192583

Tarun Bose 7/17/2008 11:15:55 PM

Another unique still life shot. Lovely lighting and excxellent clarity. Great work Ricky. #6193381

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 7/19/2008 12:42:35 AM

Marvellous......... #6196988

Evy Johansen 7/19/2008 8:37:58 AM

Wow... Love it, Rakesh!! Very beautiful image! #6198048

Kay Beausoleil 7/22/2008 6:54:39 PM

A stunningly beautidul and simple design, Rakesh! #6217841

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 7/23/2008 3:26:20 PM

Beautiful composition and lighting Rakesh!,
Amalia #6222613

Inge S. Lasmana 7/28/2008 11:32:53 PM

Amazing lighting and composition!Very beautiful BW image, Rakesh! #6243179

Arlene Krassner 8/2/2008 5:16:20 PM

This is a lovely composition Rakesh. #6263001

Rakesh Syal 8/2/2008 8:51:15 PM

Thank you all for your kind words friends! #6263595

Karen Engelbreth 8/21/2008 3:48:53 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Rakesh! #6343775

Christina N. Seuser 8/21/2008 3:51:26 PM

WhooHoo, I knew this one would make it :) Congratulations on your awesome finalist! #6343812

Nikki McDonald 8/21/2008 4:02:07 PM

Awesome is right. This is as good as it gets, Rakesh. Love it. Congratulations on the finalist badge and good luck in the next round. #6343918

Nadya Johnson 8/21/2008 4:28:44 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Rakesh! #6344328

Barbara Waldoch 8/21/2008 5:30:21 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Rakesh! #6345192

Sheila D. Robertson 8/21/2008 5:33:10 PM

Congratulations and best wishes on the next round. #6345229

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/21/2008 6:26:57 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Rakesh!
Go on and go for the gold!

jo ann c. #6345954

Agnes Fegan 8/21/2008 6:27:03 PM

Congratulations Rakesh ! #6345957

Stephanie Laird 8/21/2008 6:32:42 PM

Perfect! Congrats! #6346032

Dr. Harmeet Singh 8/21/2008 7:21:04 PM

Huge congrtas on this finalist. #6346609

Kathleen K. Parker 8/21/2008 7:28:12 PM

Congratulations, Rakesh, on your lovely finalist!!!
kk #6346697

Melissa G. Meiselman 8/21/2008 8:12:43 PM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Rakesh!!! #6347156

Ken Smith 8/21/2008 8:23:08 PM

Excellent style, as always. Congrats, Rakesh! #6347279

Evy Johansen 8/21/2008 8:32:29 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Rakesh!! #6347393

Laurence Saliba 8/21/2008 8:40:03 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Rakesh!!! #6347480

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 8/21/2008 8:52:02 PM

Big Congratulations Rakesh!,
Amalia #6347596

Nilesh J. Bhange 8/21/2008 9:33:09 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful image,Rakesh! #6347829

Stan J. Contrades 8/22/2008 12:20:58 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this extra special POTD, Rakesh! Stunning work!!
Stan #6348305

Birthe Kirk Gawinski 8/22/2008 12:21:38 AM

simply beautiful!

Birthe #6348309

Susie Peek-Swint 8/22/2008 12:22:11 AM

Wonderful still-life Rakesh ~ many congrats on your finalist and POTD! #6348313

Karen Engelbreth 8/22/2008 12:26:38 AM

A big congrats on your POTD, Rakesh... #6348330

Mukesh Srivastava 8/22/2008 12:27:58 AM

A big congrats on this great finalist and special POTD win, Rakeshji!!! #6348331

Renee Doyle 8/22/2008 12:30:55 AM

Big congratulations Rakesh on this wonderful finalist and POTD!!! WTG! #6348339

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/22/2008 12:34:44 AM

Congratulations Rakesh, great tones and design elements! #6348346

Katarina Mansson 8/22/2008 12:40:45 AM

Beautiful light, tones, shapes and composition. Congratulations on your double badge Rakesh! #6348366

Muriel Jackson 8/22/2008 12:49:51 AM

You won the double - congrats Rakesh. Fantastic shot! #6348383

Jessica Jenney 8/22/2008 12:55:01 AM

Congratulations, Rakesh on your beautiful finalist and POTD! #6348392

Stan Kwasniowski 8/22/2008 1:22:54 AM

Rakesh, congratulations #6348504

Pat Gamwell 8/22/2008 1:52:21 AM

Magnificent, Rakesh! BIG Congrats on POTD and Finalist! #6348613

Michelle Alton 8/22/2008 2:02:25 AM

This photo showcased your amazing talent beautifully, Rakesh. The judges have made a wonderful choice for Finalist and POTD! It's a winner, for sure! Such beautiful clean lines and perfect comp! Congratulations! #6348647

Brett Dolsen 8/22/2008 2:03:25 AM

Congratulations on POTD and finalist Rakesh!!Well deserved!Brett #6348650

Usman M. Bajwa 8/22/2008 2:03:31 AM

Congrats on your perfectly exposed shot ..deserving the Finalist and POTD. The title is great too, Rakesh. #6348652

Josselyne Klecanda 8/22/2008 2:28:23 AM

Beautiful,great portrait. #6348744

William C. Raco 8/22/2008 2:57:48 AM

Excellent set up and capture
Congratulations, Rakesh! #6348850

Mary K. Robison 8/22/2008 3:37:40 AM

Elegant still life, Rakesh ~
Congratulations on its being selected POTD AND finalist! #6349012

Ken Smith 8/22/2008 3:49:38 AM

This picture keeps giving and giving. Congrats again, Rakesh! #6349062

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/22/2008 3:52:22 AM

Cueing up for another GOLD, Rakesh, congratulations on your POTD and finalist win.

Dominick #6349073

Sirsendu Gayen 8/22/2008 4:12:46 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist. #6349157

Donna Dunbar 8/22/2008 4:19:14 AM

Congrats on POTD, this is a stunning image!!! #6349180

Dr. Harmeet Singh 8/22/2008 4:20:44 AM

Congrats on the POTD.... #6349183

Dr. Harmeet Singh 8/22/2008 4:20:45 AM

Congrats on the POTD.... #6349184

Mary E. Lake 8/22/2008 4:45:56 AM

Congratulations on your finalist and your POTD!! Awesome, :) #6349313

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/22/2008 4:52:39 AM

PERFECTION! Bet this gets gold too! Big Congratulations on POTD and FINALIST

jo ann c. #6349355

Eivor Kuchta 8/22/2008 5:07:22 AM

Wonderful work, Rakesh! Congratulations on both your finalist and POTD! #6349418

Mary Timman 8/22/2008 5:16:13 AM

Beautifully made. Congratulations on your finalist and POTD. Very well deserved in both !!! #6349454

Guy D. Biechele 8/22/2008 5:29:04 AM

Wonderful still life. Congratulations on your POTD, Rakesh. #6349494

Carolyn M. DAlessandro 8/22/2008 5:35:33 AM

Simple elegance...congratulations Rakesh,always inspiring to see your work. Outstanding! Regards,Carolyn #6349534

Tarun Bose 8/22/2008 5:40:33 AM

Big, big congrats for your potd and the finalist. A sure winner. Great work Ricky. #6349571

David Phalen 8/22/2008 6:00:14 AM

HUGE Congrats on a spectacular POTD!! #6349712

Ronald F. Fischer 8/22/2008 6:03:57 AM

Congrats on this awesome POTD, my friend! #6349729

Joy Rector 8/22/2008 6:18:45 AM

congrats on the POTD #6349791

Shelly A. Van Camp 8/22/2008 6:23:54 AM

Congrats on the POTD! #6349825

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/22/2008 6:25:35 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Rakesh!!!!! ♫ k #6349836

Jean E. Hildebrant 8/22/2008 7:06:31 AM

Congratulations Rakesh, on your finalist and POTD! Well done!! #6350027

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/22/2008 7:09:17 AM

Superb image, Rakesh!

Congratulations on your POTD!
Debby #6350039

Dr Silly 8/22/2008 7:37:41 AM

Congratulations Rakesh on this finalist and POTD. :O)

Lisa J. Boulden 8/22/2008 8:11:20 AM

Congratulations on your POTD!
~Lisa #6350438

Sylvia Rossler 8/22/2008 9:02:28 AM

Big congrats on this excellent finalist Rakesh :o) #6350808

Tiia Vissak 8/22/2008 11:25:10 AM

Double congrats! #6351544

Terry L. Ellis 8/22/2008 12:23:04 PM

Rakesh, congratulations on your outstanding finalist and POTD! Awesome Day! #6351711

Cheryl Meisel 8/22/2008 2:16:44 PM

Stunning! I just love the tones to this, what a super shot!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this!
Cherylm #6352475

Cary Rogers 8/22/2008 3:12:52 PM

BIG CONGRATS on this FINALIST and POTD, Rakesh!! well-composed and exposed, with great lighting and textures! #6352686

Patricia Ronan 8/22/2008 3:25:55 PM

Beatuiful image Rakesh!!! congratulations on your finalist and POTD:) #6352698

Corinne M. Thompson 8/22/2008 4:16:43 PM

Congrats to you Rakesh for this fabulous Finalist and your POTD! #6352834

Stephen Zacker 8/22/2008 5:09:15 PM

A Very striking image. Congratulations to you #6353022

Nancy L. Green 8/22/2008 8:01:30 PM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS Rakesh on this very well deserved POTD and finalist, WTG!! <>< #6353830

Kathy L. Clark 8/22/2008 8:43:32 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist and POTD Rakesh. #6353974

Robert K. Bemus 8/22/2008 8:45:01 PM

Double congratulations for you, Rakesh on this beautiful photo!! #6353978

Amal Sircar 8/22/2008 11:03:34 PM

Heartiest congratulations,Rakeshji. Sabash! #6354247

Deepinder S. RANGER 8/23/2008 12:11:33 AM

Congratulations on your POTD !
You are a master of this genre ! #6354336

Charlene Taylor 8/23/2008 6:59:40 AM

Hi Rakesh,
Congratulations! This is a much deserved win for this wonderful still life. #6355247

PATRICIA A. CASEY 8/23/2008 8:11:24 AM

Hello, Rakesh....Congratulations on this potd....and all the lovely work on your website....just beautiful! Continued joy & success in your photography. Patricia #6355409

Colleen Farrell 8/23/2008 11:02:20 AM

Congratulations on your POTD and finalist, Rakesh--it's terrific! #6356013

Jeff Robinson 8/23/2008 12:28:24 PM

Congrats Rakesh on your POTD and Finalist!! Jeff #6356285

Nadya Johnson 8/23/2008 12:38:29 PM

So glad to see your Photo of the Day! Congratulations again, Rakesh! #6356330

Ujjwal Mukherjee 8/24/2008 6:22:32 AM

Wonderful finalist! Big congratulations,Rakesh!! #6358824

ALLEN O. HOWARD 8/26/2008 9:00:33 AM

Congratulations Rakesh. #6370650

Gail Vitikacs 8/27/2008 3:03:23 PM

Congratulations on this beauty Rakesh! #6377525

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Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/130 seconds, Flash: did not fire., White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70

Uploaded on 7/17/2008 2:00:05 AM

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