© Rakesh Syal


Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 10/25/2005 12:05:38 AM

WONDERFUL portrait image, Rakesh...and PERFECT for the monthly theme!! :o) #332350

Janine Russell level-classic 10/25/2005 12:06:35 AM

Rakesh, wonderful portrait. #1995422

Janet Williams level-classic 10/25/2005 12:19:03 AM

Fantastic Rakesh! #1995445

Desiree M. Bento level-classic 10/25/2005 12:30:15 AM

I feel the spirit, Rakesh...beautiful portrait! #1995464

Jill Odice level-classic 10/25/2005 12:30:46 AM

Your model radiates a beautiful energy :-) #1995465

Darryl Wilkinson 10/25/2005 1:45:24 AM

Very POWERFUL Rakesh. Most excellent. #1995553

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 10/25/2005 1:47:43 AM

Wonderful image Rakesh.

Perfect for the monthly theme contest.

I think this one is a winner.

Kerby #1995559

Pat Gamwell 10/25/2005 1:51:25 AM

Spiritually uplifting, Rakesh. Thank you. #1995565

Daniel Diaz 10/25/2005 2:12:13 AM

I love your photos of this intense yet peaceful man Rakesh!!! #1995611

Paul Michko 10/25/2005 2:40:52 AM

Wonderfully captured, Rakesh. #1995645

Ronald Balthazor level-classic 10/25/2005 2:51:51 AM

Excellent lighting and composition, Rakesh. #1995662

ADILSON F. FERREIRA level-classic 10/25/2005 3:00:47 AM

Fantastic portrait Rakesh!!!
I can really feel all the energy!!! #1995678

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 10/25/2005 3:07:20 AM

Very powerful and moving portrait, Rakesh! #1995689

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 10/25/2005 3:10:24 AM

Ooooh! You certainly don't have to explain, Rakesh!! EXCELLENT again!! :) #1995695

Rakesh Syal level-classic 10/25/2005 3:13:21 AM

Thanks for your gracious remarks, friends! #1995701

Kate Jackson level-classic 10/25/2005 3:40:03 AM

No need to explain you can see it in his eyes Rakesh! #1995762

Judy S. Fung level-classic 10/25/2005 3:46:40 AM

Wonderful portrait and lighting, Rakesh! #1995772

Stephanie Lyons level-classic 10/25/2005 3:57:13 AM

Excellent! I love your interpretation of the monthly theme ... #1995785

Souha Dooly level-classic 10/25/2005 3:59:50 AM

wonderful Portrait,Rakesh!!It is the enerjy!!! #1995797

Ann Bruynseels level-classic 10/25/2005 4:14:59 AM

Beautiful ! #1995881

Tracy Reehal level-classic 10/25/2005 4:16:35 AM

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! I love this, Rakesh!!! #1995889

Mary L. Graham level-classic 10/25/2005 4:20:35 AM

Beautiful Portrait Rakesh!! =) #1995906

Hendrik Storme level-classic 10/25/2005 4:28:33 AM

Beautiful portrait, excellent composition. #1995931

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 10/25/2005 4:54:53 AM

Wonderful portrait Rakesh! #1996027

Carla Metzler level-classic 10/25/2005 5:32:25 AM

Wonderful portrait, Rakesh! #1996174

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 10/25/2005 6:07:17 AM

Fanytastic portrait, Rakesh! #1996289

Jill M. Flusemann level-classic 10/25/2005 6:20:11 AM

What a powerful image! Fantastic! #1996359

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 10/25/2005 6:23:14 AM

This is brilliant Rakesh... Very powerful portrait.. #1996375

Kaye Burazin level-classic 10/25/2005 6:25:31 AM

this portrait has such depth and intensity, and perfect for the monthly theme...a sure winner! #1996386

Joy Rector level-classic 10/25/2005 6:26:22 AM

marvelous presentation #1996395

Pamela Shane level-classic 10/25/2005 6:49:57 AM

This is spectacular Rakesh; love the lighting - love everything about this!! #1996535

Anne D. Eigen level-classic 10/25/2005 7:05:26 AM

An amazing and magnificent capture of spirit, Rakesh!!! #1996631

Barbara Helgason level-classic 10/25/2005 8:25:30 AM

A pretty powerful portrait Rakesh! #1996937

Rakesh Syal level-classic 10/25/2005 8:28:31 AM

Thank you all, my friends, for such a wonderful response! #1996948

Donna W. Neal level-classic 10/25/2005 8:37:22 AM

WOW....I KNOW we will see this one again.

EXCELLENT #1996972

Sandy Landon level-classic 10/25/2005 8:38:50 AM

Great shot!!! Love the expression that was captured!! #1996975

Dale Ann Cubbage level-classic 10/25/2005 11:01:51 AM

Beautiful lighting. Love the serenity of this shot, the pose, and his eyes. Brilliant portrait Rakesh!

Thank you for your comments on my photos.

da #1997422

Deb Holmes-Hatfield level-classic 10/25/2005 12:10:03 PM

Very dramatic and superb portrait, Rakesh, excellent work! #1997624

Sergio La Spina level-classic 10/25/2005 12:26:42 PM

Fantastic fantastic portrait Rakesh!!! beautiful beard white!!!!! #1997671

Rakesh Syal level-classic 10/25/2005 1:25:49 PM

Donna, Sandy, Dale, Deb and Sergio, thanks for gracious words! #1997856

Ermanno Radice level-classic 10/25/2005 1:33:38 PM

Marvellous portrait, wonderful lighting, beautiful image, Rakesh!!! #1997881

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/25/2005 2:24:48 PM

Everyone has said it.....Awesome! #1998072

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. level-classic 10/25/2005 2:48:05 PM

Beautiful touching shot, and masterfully done. Another great shot of this very interesting model!! #1998148

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/25/2005 3:56:51 PM

Very nice :) #1998301

Cathy M. Gromball level-classic 10/25/2005 4:06:16 PM

Wonderful portrait, Rakesh, and a perfect entry for this month's theme!

Cathy :) #1998338

Tammy Scott level-classic 10/25/2005 5:45:47 PM

This is one AWESOME portrait! #1998595

Rakesh Syal level-classic 10/26/2005 11:26:49 AM

Thanks Ermanno, Linda, Marvin, Shelly, Cathy and Tammy for your gracious remarks! #2001206

Chris Macer level-classic 10/26/2005 9:49:22 PM

Wonderful, Rakesh! Intense and uplifting energy. Outstanding :) #2002678

Dr Silly level-classic 10/27/2005 9:07:08 AM

Wonderful portrait Rakesh. :o)

Roger Bernabo 10/28/2005 5:22:19 AM

A powerful portrait!!! #2007326

Jonna Bergström 10/28/2005 3:02:26 PM

Beautiful image, Rakesh!! #2009256

Dan McConoughey 10/28/2005 7:19:28 PM

The amazing and wonderful thing is this energy is free to all who ask. To simple for some, ignored by others. Others scoff at what they can't see. To those of us that accept, it is wonderful and truly peaceful, powerful way of life. Rakesh this is a great portrait that says this and so very much more. Very powerful and wonderful image. #2009902

Dorann Weber 10/29/2005 8:46:09 PM

Amazing photo Rakesh!!! #2013118

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 10/29/2005 9:09:26 PM

Awesome portrait, Rakesh! Gorgeous light and color! Excellent comp. and subject! #2013145

Rakesh Syal level-classic 10/29/2005 9:30:56 PM

Thank you! #2013185

Mary Timman 10/30/2005 6:43:04 AM

Beautiuful spiritual image. The clarity, the color, composition..just everything is wonderful. Looks like a winner to me! #2014379

Theresa Marie Jones level-classic 10/31/2005 4:52:50 PM

So full of Passion! Love it!
Magnificent work Rakesh!! #2020049

Katrina McMeans level-classic 11/4/2005 6:46:45 PM

Very dramatic! You have a gallery full of awesome photos..I was so inspired to go through them! WOW!

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 11/22/2005 11:11:58 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist for this great photo. Good Luck in the next round. #2109004

Darryl Wilkinson 11/22/2005 11:17:51 PM

Congratulations Rakesh! I felt the ENERGY in this one! Nicely done!!! #2109010

Stanley J. Contrades 11/23/2005 12:09:16 AM

CONGRATULATIONS once again on another Finalist, Rakesh, and best wishes for more success in the next round!!
Much Aloha,

Leanne M.E. Boyd 11/23/2005 12:11:59 AM

Congratulations Rakesh! #2109197

Ann Bruynseels 11/23/2005 12:22:24 AM

Congratulations ! #2109244

Rachel Rocket 11/23/2005 12:43:41 AM


Congrats! Another well deserved finalist with this powerful and wonderfully lit shot.

Rachel #2109291

Dominique Declerck 11/23/2005 1:16:58 AM

Wonderful!! congratulations, Rakesh!!! #2109333

Jill Odice level-classic 11/23/2005 1:38:05 AM

Congrats again Rakesh!!! #2109377

Paul Sikora 11/23/2005 1:58:27 AM

No surprise there, well deserved, Rakesh. Congratulations #2109417

Jenny Bosmans 11/23/2005 3:50:23 AM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Rakesh!! #2109607

Kaye Burazin 11/23/2005 4:55:04 AM

congrats again Rakesh, a sure winner in the next round my friend! #2110066

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 11/23/2005 5:27:05 AM

Big congrats yet again Rakesh, on this well deserved finalist! #2110259

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 11/23/2005 5:31:57 AM

Well deserved and CONGRATULATIONS for the next round! #2110292

Life Expressions 11/23/2005 5:46:05 AM

Congrat Rakesh! #2110410

Dr Silly 11/23/2005 5:47:47 AM


Marie Fields level-classic 11/23/2005 5:51:31 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Rakesh!! #2110456

Refik Arpaci 11/23/2005 5:55:53 AM

Conratulations Rakesh and bast wishes for the next round! #2110503

Linda D. Lester level-classic 11/23/2005 6:10:50 AM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist....good luck in the next round! #2110637

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. level-classic 11/23/2005 6:37:30 AM

Yes, my friend, awesome is the proper way to describe this wonderful finalist. Congratulations!! #2110867

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 11/23/2005 7:10:10 AM

Congrats Rakesh :0) #2111161

Barbara Helgason level-classic 11/23/2005 7:20:56 AM

Congratulations Rakesh!! #2111236

Mary Timman level-classic 11/23/2005 8:01:50 AM

I thought this could be a winner and still think it's gonna be now!
Congratulations and Good Luck again. #2111501

Sandy Landon level-classic 11/23/2005 8:13:10 AM

Another wonderful capture!! Congrats! #2111618

Kirsi Bertolini level-classic 11/23/2005 8:29:27 AM

As you said no words needed here, picture tells it all! Congrats! #2111785

Sylvia Rossler 11/23/2005 8:34:58 AM

Congrats again :o) #2111820

Kate Jackson level-classic 11/23/2005 9:27:06 AM

Congratulations Rakesh :~} #2112143

Rakesh Syal level-classic 11/23/2005 9:35:38 AM

Thank you so much all, my friends for your big support and care!! I am praying, this energy will prove the power!! #2112210

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 11/23/2005 9:37:00 AM


Elisabeth A. Gay 11/23/2005 9:41:59 AM

Beautiful finalist Rakesh, Congratulations!
Ann #2112282

Cathy M. Gromball 11/23/2005 9:51:25 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Rakesh!

Cathy :) #2112374

Jill Flynn level-classic 11/23/2005 9:51:57 AM

Congratulations Rakesh!!!!! Way to go! #2112379

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 11/23/2005 11:51:22 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Rakesh!! #2113055

Daniel Diaz 11/23/2005 12:53:49 PM

Congrats on your finalists my dear friend, you even won with my favorite model of yours!!! #2113472

Anne D. Eigen 11/23/2005 1:09:41 PM

Congratulations on this powerful finalist, Rakesh! Best wishes!!! #2113567

Hendrik Storme 11/23/2005 1:16:17 PM

Congratulations!!!!!!! #2113612

Karen Rahlf 11/23/2005 3:07:06 PM

A perfect photo for the theme. Congratulations! #2114280

KHAWLA Haddad 11/23/2005 3:42:12 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist....Best of luck in the next round!! #2114393

Chris Macer 11/23/2005 5:16:08 PM

Congrats on the finalist, Rakesh! Best of luck to you in the next round :) #2114744

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 11/23/2005 8:20:25 PM

A big congratulations on this special image, Rakesh...well done!:) #2115316

Danilo Piccioni level-classic 11/24/2005 6:07:04 AM

fantastic as always! Big congratulations and good luck!!!!
Happy thanks giviing! #2116273

Rakesh Syal level-classic 11/24/2005 6:58:36 AM

Thank you so much friends for your good wishes! #2116495

Photographer level-classic 11/24/2005 10:08:49 AM

Congrats and the best of luck Rakesh! #2116950

Laurence Saliba level-classic 11/24/2005 10:48:12 AM

Congrats Rakesh!!!!!!! #2117012

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 11/24/2005 10:57:29 AM

Nice portrait, congratulations!!! #2117032

Cora Miller level-classic 11/25/2005 7:17:40 PM

Powerful shot, Rakesh! Very well done. Congratulations! #2120601

Desiree M. Bento level-classic 11/28/2005 9:22:44 AM

Congratulations Rakesh! He is a striking model! #2130742

Dan McConoughey level-classic 11/28/2005 6:46:36 PM

Rakesh, congratulations sir, you are a master of the craft. All your images say so much more than the sum of the image itself. #2132432

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I don't have to explain about this energy!!!!

Uploaded on 10/24/2005 11:59:47 PM

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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