VINTAGE WINE

© Rakesh Syal

VINTAGE WINE

Toni Hopper 12/1/2005 11:55:18 PM

Love it! It belongs in my dining room over my 'wine shelf' which has all kinds of wine related items. Great job! #352947

Darryl Wilkinson 12/2/2005 12:04:42 AM

Love it, Rakesh! Belongs in Art Museum!!! #2143992

Janine Russell 12/2/2005 12:06:02 AM

Rakesh, excellent detail, composition and effects. #2143994

Evy Johansen 12/2/2005 12:11:20 AM

Wow... Love this image, Rakesh! Gorgeous! Wonderful work! #2144006

Pat Gamwell 12/2/2005 12:22:24 AM

I agree with Darryl...museum quality, Rakesh! Absolutely perfect! #2144034

Jill Odice 12/2/2005 12:28:13 AM

Wonderful work Rakesh! very impressive ;-) #2144045

Janet Williams 12/2/2005 1:03:47 AM

I love your still life images Rakesh. They always have a 'twist' of some sort for extra interest. YOu have put such a lot of thought and preparation into this one, and it shows. It screams out professionalism and quality and would make a superb framed picture for many a dining room or hotel wall. #2144114

LJ Corliss 12/2/2005 1:09:59 AM

Excellent work :) #2144120

Milan Banik 12/2/2005 1:34:30 AM

excellent stil life with all details. #2144139

Kiran Voleti 12/2/2005 1:52:19 AM

Nice Capture...Color Combination is Good
-k@n #2144157

Stan J. Contrades 12/2/2005 2:00:45 AM

Simply exquisite still life, Rakesh! A classic piece of artwork that should be on a wall!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2144162

Carolyn M. Fletcher 12/2/2005 2:38:55 AM

Looks like a beautiful painting!! Wonderful work! #2144206

Bonnie C. Lackey 12/2/2005 3:22:27 AM

Wonderful work, Rakesh! You are today's "old master"! #2144269

Marcie A. Fowler 12/2/2005 3:41:22 AM

perfection pure and simple Rakesh. Excellent set up, lighting, composition, colors, textures, and execution of it all!! WELL DONE!! #2144302

Donna K. Kilcher 12/2/2005 4:24:11 AM

Very beautiful and it looks like a painting! #2144471

Mary L. Graham 12/2/2005 4:25:45 AM

Beautiful still life Rakesh!! =) #2144476

Bobbie Davis 12/2/2005 4:54:48 AM

Great still life Rakesh! #2144662

Pamela Shane 12/2/2005 4:57:29 AM

Exquisite Rakesh - once again - your work amazes me!!!! :) #2144686

Carla Metzler 12/2/2005 4:58:32 AM

Beautiful still life, Rakesh!! #2144693

Rakesh Syal 12/2/2005 5:03:46 AM

Thank you all my friends for your beautiful words, ! #2144713

Roxanne M. Bubar 12/2/2005 5:14:07 AM

Rakesh, you have such a wonderful gift and I feel so blessed that I am able to enjoy it. Fantastic piece of art. #2144757

Donald K. Cherry 12/2/2005 5:15:16 AM

Fabulous still life, Rakesh! A true masterpiece! #2144762

Gail Vitikacs 12/2/2005 5:31:47 AM

All that lacks on this is your signature and someone to come and pick it up to take to hang formally on a wall!!! I love your still life...everytime I see one of yours, I enjoy looking at all angles of it. A real beauty! #2144837

Joy Rector 12/2/2005 5:47:10 AM

wonderful composition #2144908

Bridgette B 12/2/2005 5:52:56 AM

Gorgeous still life!!! Looks like a definate winner to me! #2144933

Rakesh Syal 12/2/2005 6:10:58 AM

Thank you so much, Roxanne, Donald, Gail and Bridgette for your nice comments! #2144990

Anne D. Eigen 12/2/2005 7:14:33 AM

A wonderful work of art, Rakesh! #2145203

Karen Engelbreth 12/2/2005 7:14:57 AM

Fantastic - love your still life images, Rakesh - WOW! #2145204

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/2/2005 7:27:19 AM

WOW..this is beautiful..great lighting and colors! Great job! #2145256

Mary Timman 12/2/2005 7:51:22 AM

I don't know, but I think everything that comes out of that camera of yours is just awesome. You sure have the talent, creative and great eye.
Beautiful. #2145342

Kaye Burazin 12/2/2005 9:02:11 AM

look up the word ARTIST, you're find it under Rakesh Syal in the dictionary. You are the standard by which all young photographers model themselves. Your work leaves me speechless time and time again. This work of art has WINNER already written under it. Bless you Rakesh, you are truely an inspiration. #2145646

Rakesh Syal 12/2/2005 11:25:53 AM

Thank you Ann, Karen, Shelly, the BD girl, Mary and Kaye for your amazing words and blessings #2146017

Goshka G. 12/2/2005 11:36:45 AM

Exceptionally beautiful work, Rakesh!!! #2146051

Robyn Mackenzie 12/2/2005 11:59:19 AM

This is so lovely, Rakesh - your technique is excellent, and your artistry superb! #2146149

Cindy Paquette 12/2/2005 12:45:38 PM

By far Rakesh, this is simply stunning workmanship! High Five! #2146365

Jenny Bosmans 12/2/2005 12:47:29 PM

What can I add, Rakesh? You're the master on capturing these outstanding still life images!! And of course...I love this! #2146369

Melissa A. Mannon 12/2/2005 12:52:43 PM

Yes, I like this very much - the color, the composition, the textures - it's all very beautiful #2146390

Joyce ONeil 12/2/2005 12:53:35 PM

Lovely scene.... #2146394

Claudia Kuhn 12/2/2005 2:08:36 PM

Wonderful still life Rakesh, love the textures and lighting! You are the still life master! #2146599

Jill M. Flusemann 12/2/2005 2:40:26 PM

WOW! This would be perfect on the wall in my kitchen! Absolutely beautiful and I like the window reflections in the bottle and glass. Fabulous effects! #2146680

Barbara Helgason 12/2/2005 4:45:31 PM

Looks like everyone wants a copy of this one Rakesh, including me! Beautiful!!! #2147004

Leanne M.E. Boyd 12/2/2005 5:14:52 PM

I like the ambiance, tones, highlights and textures. Beautiful still life, Rakesh! #2147081

Leonard Pierce 12/2/2005 6:06:08 PM

Wow! Another fantastic work of art Rakesh!!! I would love to learn all of these "pre-photoshop" techniques...I guess I'll just have to stay tuned for more "lessons from Rakesh" to learn them!! #2147164

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 12/2/2005 6:52:05 PM

Fantastic textures and composition Rakesh!!!
Perfect lighting!!! #2147277

Rakesh Syal 12/3/2005 1:56:03 AM

Thank you Goshka, Robyn, Cindy, Jenny, Melissa, Joyce, Claudia, Jill, Barbara, Leanne, Len and Adilson for your wonderful remarks! #2147727

Hendrik Storme 12/3/2005 3:49:54 AM

Beautiful work, light and colors excellent!!! #2147823

Muriel Jackson 12/3/2005 4:35:22 AM

This is very classy Rakesh!! Brilliantly simple composition and it is so wonderful that you do all this without PS. #2147890

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. 12/3/2005 5:46:35 AM

Wonderful still life!! The effects you have added make this look almost like a painting from the old masters. Great work, Rakesh! #2148023

Donna W. Neal 12/3/2005 5:57:24 AM

Beautifully excuted classic still Rakesh, looks like it should be hanging on a wall someplace. BEAUTIFUL #2148059

Rakesh Syal 12/3/2005 7:17:21 AM

Hendrik, Kate, Marvin and Donna, thanks a lot for nice comments! #2148281

S P Mukherji 12/3/2005 9:33:42 AM

One of your vintage image Rakeshji!! Award winning quality!! #2148721

KHAWLA Haddad 12/3/2005 9:47:56 AM

WOW WOW WOW such great still life Image I Love everything about it its winner in my book beautifuly don!!!!!!!!! #2148750

Nicole Kessel 12/3/2005 11:08:40 AM

Awesome work, Rakesh! #2148948

Evelyn Sears 12/3/2005 12:36:52 PM

This definitely should be marketed. It would make a great poster or large print. #2149064

Sylvia Rossler 12/3/2005 2:47:50 PM

Gorgeous work Rakesh ! Looks like a beautiful painting ! Perfect lighting !! #2149224

Mary K. Robison 12/3/2005 8:28:48 PM

So much time and effort to create this, Rakesh ~ and not a moment of it was wasted! What a marvelous still life! I'm looking forward to seeing this photo-turned-work-of-art again next month. #2149870

Jim Kinnunen 12/3/2005 8:57:56 PM

A work of art to be sure, Rakesh! Excellent exposure and lighting and texture added!:) #2149925

Debbie Hartley 12/4/2005 12:20:43 AM

Beautiful still life Rakesh! A wonderful work of art! #2150136

Dominique Declerck 12/4/2005 2:13:49 AM

Great work!! ā votre santé, Rakesh!! #2150251

Rakesh Syal 12/4/2005 5:14:35 AM

Mukherji, Kelly, Nicole, Evelyn, Sylvia, Mary, Jim, Debbie and Dominique, thank you so very much for wonderful comments! #2150501

Stephen Zacker 12/4/2005 7:04:53 AM

Really nice still life. Like your effects and lighting #2150779

Elisabeth A. Gay 12/4/2005 10:35:26 AM

You are in a class all by yourself Rakesh - this is just incredibly beautiful work!
Ann #2151251

Brian Cassar 12/4/2005 1:33:00 PM

Beautiful still life Rakesh. Great job! #2151549

Terry L. Ellis 12/4/2005 6:05:23 PM

Rich, wonderful and timeless, Rakesh! Truly gorgeous work! #2152079

Sandra Freyler 12/4/2005 10:06:25 PM

Love this image, Rakesh! Great work on the effects. This should be frame, it is really beautiful! #2152521

Cathy M. Gromball 12/5/2005 12:49:39 PM

A work of art, Rakesh! Wonderful!

Cathy :) #2155382

Life Expressions 12/6/2005 11:47:41 AM

This is simply gorgeous. A wonderful work of art Rakesh. #2159291

Bill Houghton 1/7/2006 3:52:41 AM

Beautiful still life Rakesh. Love it. Thanks so much for all your comments. #2261114

Claudette Foote 1/14/2006 9:26:15 PM

Rakesh.
VERY COOL.
AWESOME WORK.. #2289790

Corinne M. Thompson 1/21/2006 12:27:57 AM

Congratulations Rakesh! #2312768

Darryl Wilkinson 1/21/2006 12:32:24 AM

Just fabulous, Rakesh! Congratulations!!! #2312795

Debbie Hartley 1/21/2006 1:08:53 AM

Awesome Rakesh! Congratulations! #2312939

She-She Killough 1/21/2006 1:27:51 AM

Congrats Rakesh!! Wonderful! #2313017

Candice C. Calhoun 1/21/2006 2:28:11 AM

Congratulations!

ccc #2313261

Sylvia Rossler 1/21/2006 2:45:03 AM

Big congrats again Rakesh :o) #2313301

Linda D. Lester 1/21/2006 4:49:09 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!!!!
Good luck in the next round! #2313708

Chris Macer 1/21/2006 6:06:55 AM

Congrats on another wonderful masterpiece, Rakesh! #2314224

Life Expressions 1/21/2006 7:40:11 AM

Congrats Rakesh! #2315064

Dorann Weber 1/21/2006 8:02:58 AM

Bg congratulation's Rakesh.. Well deserved.... #2315297

Cliff & Patti Smith 1/21/2006 8:19:59 AM

A BIG congratulations Rakesh! This is just beautiful and I hope to see it again! #2315433

Jill Odice 1/21/2006 11:53:49 AM

Congrats on your finalist for the excellent shot Rakesh! #2317048

Cindy Paquette 1/21/2006 12:00:31 PM

I'M SO VERY HAPPY TO SEE THIS ONE HERE RAKESH! CONGRATS! #2317089

Jeff W. Robinson 1/21/2006 12:37:25 PM

Congrats on your excellent Finalist! Jeff #2317437

KHAWLA Haddad 1/21/2006 12:49:07 PM

Big Congratulations I so happy to see this one again well don best of luck in the next round!

#2317575

Leonard Pierce 1/21/2006 12:56:03 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Rakesh!!! #2317639

Terry L. Ellis 1/21/2006 1:00:11 PM

Rakesh, congratulations on this magnificent finalist! So happy for you! #2317680

Hendrik Storme 1/21/2006 1:02:57 PM

Congratulations!!! #2317710

Sergio La Spina 1/21/2006 1:08:51 PM

Big big big congratulation for your finalist!!! #2317755

Melissa A. Mannon 1/21/2006 1:11:21 PM

Congrats Rakesh! #2317778

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 1/21/2006 1:11:38 PM

Nice background feel. #2317782

Jill M. Flusemann 1/21/2006 3:12:15 PM

Congratulations, Rakesh! Beautiful! #2318359

Kristi A. Howson 1/21/2006 3:32:20 PM

Wonderful effects work here! Congratulations on your Finalist and Best of Luck in the next Round!!!! #2318490

Candice C. Calhoun 1/21/2006 5:33:00 PM

Congratulations!

ccc #2319156

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/21/2006 6:52:07 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Rakesh!
-Debby #2319479

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/21/2006 7:06:36 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Rakesh!!! #2319590

Rakesh Syal 1/21/2006 11:12:16 PM

Thank you so much friends!
GREAT PEOPLE AT BP!!!!! #2320582

Pat Gamwell 1/22/2006 12:13:24 AM

A well deserved CONGRATS, my friend! #2320678

Alisha L. Ekstrom 1/22/2006 1:00:16 AM

ANOTHER OUTSTANDING finalist!!! LOVE IT!!!! CONGRATS & GOOD LUCK!!!! #2320771

Jonna Bergström 1/22/2006 1:40:13 AM

Congratulations, Rakesh!! #2320845

Jenny Bosmans 1/22/2006 4:41:59 AM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Rakesh!! :) #2321277

Rakesh Syal 1/22/2006 6:34:11 AM

Thank you Pat, Alisha, Jonna and Jenny for your big support! #2321680

Gail Vitikacs 1/22/2006 7:02:17 AM

It had finalist on it from the beginning...Congratulations! Best of luck on the next round! #2321791

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. 1/22/2006 7:10:33 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful still life, and good luck in the finals with it, Rakesh!!! #2321817

Deborah Sandidge 1/22/2006 10:59:26 AM

Very beautiful Rakesh, congratulations on this impressive image! (Love that backdrop!) #2322582

Jill Flynn 1/22/2006 2:29:45 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Rakesh! This is a beauty! #2323299

Mary K. Robison 1/22/2006 3:44:23 PM

Loved this last month, love it even more with a plaque beside it, Rakesh!
CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist, and fingers crossed for you that the plaque soon transforms to gold! #2323534

Vicki Hunt 1/22/2006 4:38:27 PM

This is outstanding! Congrats! #2323684

Sharon Day 1/22/2006 8:17:46 PM

Awesome still life, Rakesh!!! Congratulations and good luck with this in the next round! #2324320

Rakesh Syal 1/22/2006 9:14:27 PM

Thank you Gail, Marvin, Deborah,Jill, Mary, Vicki and Sharon for your kind support! #2324450

Judy S. Fung 1/23/2006 5:06:07 AM

Congrats, Rakesh! #2325282

Jen 1/23/2006 5:46:48 AM

Congratulations!! #2325429

Kay Beausoleil 1/23/2006 6:05:20 AM

Ah, the important things in life, wine and photography. Congratulations on this lovely finalist, Rakesh! #2325526

Rakesh Syal 1/23/2006 8:48:27 AM

Thank you Judy, Jen and Kay!! Sure wine and photography run, Kay! #2326206

Kirsi Bertolini 1/23/2006 9:01:23 AM

I'll have a glass of that rich red! Very well done indeed Rakesh! #2326239

Rakesh Syal 1/23/2006 9:04:22 AM

I always relish your comments, Kirsi!!! God bless you & thank you very much! #2326257

bob cornelison 1/23/2006 9:05:32 AM

Congrats Rakesh! Excellent shot!
~:O) #2326266

Susan T. Evans 1/23/2006 10:24:05 AM

Congrats Rakesh, this is fantastic, your work on this is just awesome, love the technique. #2326657

Rakesh Syal 1/23/2006 10:26:24 AM

Thank you Bob and Susan for lovely words!! #2326668

Lorri Shank 1/23/2006 2:59:43 PM

A beautiful still life with great effects! Makes me hungry! Congrats! #2327695

Donna W. Neal 1/23/2006 3:37:35 PM

Congratulation on another well deserved finalist Rakesh #2327906

Deb Holmes 1/23/2006 5:57:58 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Rakesh, well deserved! #2328648

Rakesh Syal 1/23/2006 8:57:34 PM

Thank you Lorri, Donna and Deb for your beautiful comments, I appriciate them a lot! #2329259

Life Expressions 1/24/2006 7:13:36 AM

Congratulations on your second place winner Rakesh!!!!! #2330750

Bridgette B 1/24/2006 7:17:52 AM

Congratulations!! #2330781

Su Sana E. P 1/24/2006 7:24:39 AM

Congratulations on your well deserving WIN, Rakesh! #2330825

Rudra Mandal 1/24/2006 7:32:13 AM

Hip Hip Hooray India!! Congratulations Rakes Ji on your deserved win!! #2330857

Marie Fields 1/24/2006 7:46:45 AM

Congratulations on this awesome WIN, Rakesh!! #2330944

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. 1/24/2006 7:47:01 AM

Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Rakesh! Keep up the great work, my friend! #2330946

Barbara Helgason 1/24/2006 7:51:07 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win Rakesh!! #2330972

Jill M. Flusemann 1/24/2006 8:15:57 AM

Congratulations Rakesh! So well deserved! #2331051

S P Mukherji 1/24/2006 8:19:03 AM

Congratulations Rakeshji on your tremendous win! An outstanding composition this one!!!! #2331069

Chris Macer 1/24/2006 8:23:10 AM

Congrats on the win, Rakesh!! Outstanding effort! Well deserved :) #2331086

Susana Heide 1/24/2006 8:24:42 AM

A BIG CONGRATS Rakesh on winning with this beautiful still life!! #2331091

Sylvia Rossler 1/24/2006 8:28:37 AM

Big congrats Rakesh :O) #2331112

Goshka G. 1/24/2006 8:31:53 AM

Congratulations on this beautifully textured vintage winner, Rakesh!!! #2331130

She-She Killough 1/24/2006 8:34:38 AM

Congrats Rakesh! This is a winner of a piece!! #2331151

Pat Gamwell 1/24/2006 8:50:45 AM

There is no one more deserving of a high award than you, my friend! CONGRATS! #2331257

Kay Beausoleil 1/24/2006 8:51:34 AM

Congratulations, Rakesh -- so glad this one was a winner! #2331260

Alison Greenwood 1/24/2006 8:52:39 AM

Fantastic Rakesh!!! Congratulations!!! #2331267

Nicole Kessel 1/24/2006 8:52:57 AM

Way to go, Rakesh!! Congratulations on your beautiful win! #2331271

Amanda Price 1/24/2006 9:10:42 AM

My wrist is aching again from scrolling down the list of comments! This is incredibly beautiful, Rakesh! You are a master! Congratulations! #2331349

Rakesh Syal 1/24/2006 9:25:59 AM

WOW!!! Thank you God!!!!! And my friends at BP who truly support me and love me and my work!!!!! THANK YOU ALL MY FRIENDS AND JUDGES!! #2331406

Michael S. Baker 1/24/2006 10:03:23 AM

Congrats, Rakesh, on your win for this image. I was looking for "The Thinker" as a winner as well. Maybe next time.

I'm a fan of your work! VERY nice gallery!

Regards,
Mike B- #2331525

Deb Holmes 1/24/2006 10:27:12 AM

Awesome, Rakesh, this is wonderful, congrats on your win! #2331668

Kristi A. Howson 1/24/2006 10:34:08 AM

Congratulations on your win Rakesh...So beautiful! #2331703

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/24/2006 11:02:25 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful win Rakesh!!!
Well deserved prize!!! #2331835

Terry L. Ellis 1/24/2006 11:27:44 AM

Huge congratulations, Rakesh, on this stunning still life Second Place win! So happy for you!! #2331947

Kay E. Mahoney 1/24/2006 11:38:12 AM

Congratulations on your second place winner Rakesh. Way to go. #2331995

Karen Engelbreth 1/24/2006 12:25:35 PM

Congrats on your win, Rakesh! #2332232

Deborah Sandidge 1/24/2006 12:51:45 PM

Just gorgeous work as always, Rakesh - so happy for you - congratulations!! #2332371

Jonna Bergström 1/24/2006 1:14:21 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful win!!! #2332515

Kathleen Clemons 1/24/2006 1:29:11 PM

How lovely, Rakesh. Congrats! #2332603

Vicki Hunt 1/24/2006 1:37:54 PM

Congratulations!!! Wonderful! #2332643

Hendrik Storme 1/24/2006 2:58:26 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner Rakesh! #2332992

Sharon Day 1/24/2006 3:09:14 PM

Big congratulations on your outstanding win, Rakesh!!! #2333035

Lorri Shank 1/24/2006 3:17:45 PM

Rakesh!! You won! I am so happy for you and your wonderful work. Kudos! #2333077

William C. Raco 1/24/2006 3:57:35 PM

Excellent artistic and beautiful presentation, Rakesh
Congratulations!

Bill #2333174

Jenny Bosmans 1/24/2006 4:20:50 PM

Congratulations on this superb winner, Rakesh!! #2333263

Stan J. Contrades 1/24/2006 4:46:43 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win, Rakesh!! Beautifully done and exquisite textures!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2333358

Karen Rahlf 1/24/2006 4:50:02 PM

Congratulations. This is beautiful. #2333373

Donna J. Taff 1/24/2006 5:09:08 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Rakesh!! I love this!!! #2333474

Darryl Wilkinson 1/24/2006 5:19:20 PM

BRAVO, Rakesh! Congratulations on this beautiful masterpiece!!! #2333528

Terry R. Hatfield 1/24/2006 5:27:07 PM

Such Nice Textures And Toning, Congratulations On Your Win Rakesh!! #2333555

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/24/2006 5:40:20 PM

congrats on this awesome winning image! #2333626

Dan J. Holm 1/24/2006 5:51:58 PM

Alright, Rakesh!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous WINNER!! #2333658

Leanne M.E. Boyd 1/24/2006 5:56:07 PM

Congratulations Rakesh! #2333673

Stephen Zacker 1/24/2006 6:40:15 PM

Just a Wonderful still life. Congratulations #2333833

Anne D. Eigen 1/24/2006 6:42:30 PM

Congratulations on this oustanding winner, Rakesh!!! #2333847

Larry Lawhead 1/24/2006 6:46:57 PM

Congratulations on the win Rakesh!! Wonderful image!!

      LarryL 

#2333871

Jeff Lovinger 1/24/2006 6:54:04 PM

Rakesh, Congratulations on your superb artwork. I love the description of how you created this masterpiece. #2333886

Debra Booth 1/24/2006 7:14:38 PM

Excellent work, Rakesh!! Congratulations!! #2333952

Tammy Scott 1/24/2006 7:19:26 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner! #2333981

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/24/2006 7:27:24 PM

Congratulations on this excellent winner, Rakesh!
-Debby #2334022

Jill Flynn 1/24/2006 8:38:55 PM

Congratulations on your WIN Rakesh! Way to go! #2334326

Corinne M. Thompson 1/24/2006 8:47:34 PM

Congratulations on your win for this excellent capture! #2334362

Rakesh Syal 1/24/2006 9:21:28 PM

Thank you very much for such a big support, friends! #2334461

Susan T. Evans 1/24/2006 9:37:05 PM

Congrats Rakesh!!! Awesome work. #2334507

Cora Miller 1/24/2006 11:37:41 PM

Elegant, refined, and oh so classy! Congratulations, Rakesh! #2334729

Renee Doyle 1/24/2006 11:41:11 PM

Congratulations Rakesh!!!!!! #2334736

Cliff & Patti Smith 1/25/2006 5:11:57 AM

This is just so pretty! A BIG congratulatiosn on your second place win Rakesh! #2335683

Rakesh Syal 1/25/2006 5:24:28 AM

Thank you susan, Cora, Renee and Patricia! I appriciate a lot! #2335753

Donna W. Neal 1/25/2006 6:02:27 AM

A very well deserved win Rakesh!
Congratulations..:) #2335921

Laurence Saliba 1/25/2006 6:17:31 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Winner, Rakesh!! #2335993

Rakesh Syal 1/25/2006 7:12:56 AM

Thank you Donna and Laurence! #2336338

Mary N C. Taitt 1/25/2006 8:31:33 AM

Congratulations on your finalist for this utterly gorgeous still life, Rakesh! Mary :-) #2336683

Rakesh Syal 1/25/2006 10:52:27 AM

Thank you Mary, this is a winner image now! #2337105

Milan Banik 1/25/2006 11:08:11 AM

Congratulations on your win Rakesh! #2337174

Jamil Saliba 1/25/2006 11:27:15 AM

Many congrats on your beautiful work Winner Rakesh #2337258

Desiree M. Bento 1/25/2006 7:55:45 PM

A hearty congratulations to you, Rakesh! #2339315

Rakesh Syal 1/25/2006 8:52:48 PM

Thank you Milan, Jamil and Desiree!! #2339434

Debbie Hartley 1/26/2006 2:33:47 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding winner Rakesh! #2339908

Rakesh Syal 1/26/2006 11:25:53 AM

Thank you Debbie! #2341854

KHAWLA Haddad 1/26/2006 12:41:31 PM

Big Congratulations on amazing winner,Rakesh I m so happy to see this here Outstanding work!!! #2342145

Rakesh Syal 1/26/2006 10:11:43 PM

Thank you Kelly for your congratulations! #2343756

Jeff W. Robinson 1/27/2006 4:37:27 AM

Congrats on your very well deserved winning image! Jeff #2344374

Rakesh Syal 1/27/2006 2:15:25 PM

Thank you Jeff! #2346590

Stephanie A. Laird 1/27/2006 2:16:03 PM

I just love wine images and this one is wonderful! Congratulations on your win! #2346592

Monika Sapek 1/28/2006 8:00:06 AM

A very nice work on this arrangement, Rakesh! Great light, colors and textures. Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!
Monika
#2348913

Rakesh Syal 1/29/2006 9:03:22 PM

Thank you Stephanie!

Thank you Monika! #2354098

Jim Kinnunen 1/29/2006 10:05:28 PM

A big congratulations on this very excellently done winning image, Rakesh!:) #2354250

Rakesh Syal 1/30/2006 11:59:41 AM

Thank you jim! #2356681

Paul Sikora 1/31/2006 1:31:42 AM

Rakesh, I don't understand why they took so long to make up their mind. I was convinced it was a winner the day I saw it. Congratulations on your win #2358734

Rakesh Syal 2/3/2006 11:51:59 PM

You are too much Paul!!~ LOL...thanks a lot! #2375000

Cathy M. Gromball 2/15/2006 10:36:42 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Rakesh!

Cathy :) #2422563

Rakesh Syal 2/23/2006 11:38:55 PM

Thank you Cathy! #2460592

Jimmy Bhogal 2/24/2006 6:39:20 AM

Congratulations , your work is so overwhelming!! #2461419

Carlo Cascone 5/30/2006 6:48:04 AM

A very very special still life shot. I find the mood of a painting!
Carlo #2831607

Keith L. Clayton 5/30/2006 2:45:58 PM

Such an incredible piece of work! Many congrats!! #2833271

Rakesh Syal 6/16/2006 3:49:05 PM

Thank you Jimmy, Carlo and Keith, for your kind words! #2905451

Bill Wyatt 7/13/2006 3:14:13 AM

Beautiful still life! The lighting, tones and composition are perfect, Rakesh! #3022255

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Description

This still life was made in the day light, sun light was diffused by tracing paper, and reflection of the same can be seen in bottle and glass. Back ground was a painted paper sheet.Painting texture was added at the time of printing by sandwitch of two negatives[ pre PS era].
Hope you will like this!

Uploaded on 12/1/2005 11:49:35 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon FE SLR Camera


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