The Astrologer

© Rudra Mandal

The Astrologer

Dennis Flanagan level-classic 2/1/2006 8:50:58 PM

This is a very good photo. I like how well it is framed and the color balance. #384587

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 2/1/2006 9:00:42 PM

Incredible detail, clarity and lighting. Great shot Rudra! #2366697

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 2/1/2006 9:00:47 PM

Beautiful image. Beautiful man. #2366698

Wende Trew 2/1/2006 9:28:10 PM

Wonderful image!! Excellent clarity!! #2366785

Susana Heide level-classic 2/1/2006 10:07:38 PM

The clarity and lighting is top notch! Intriguing subject! #2366855

Crystal E. Berryman level-classic 2/1/2006 11:34:59 PM

Rudra,
WONDERFUL! As usual...I just marvel over your work. Be safe...
Chris :) #2366924

Chris N. Kyger level-classic 2/2/2006 5:59:32 AM

Wonderful image, I think it is my favorite one in your gallery, good job! #2367869

Jane Holestine level-classic 2/2/2006 8:33:19 AM

Great capture. The detail is stunning. #2368494

S P Mukherji 2/2/2006 8:36:03 AM

All your portraits are terrific and probable winners Rudra! #2368500

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 2/2/2006 9:31:50 AM

I love this photo! The lighting, the composition, the feeling that you're there getting advice as well. Great job! #2368643

Patty Razonable 2/2/2006 6:09:42 PM

This should be a National Geographic photograph!! Excellent capture and everything about it!! #2370455

Swapnali J. Desai 2/2/2006 8:19:14 PM

Good colors and framing.. I saw ur gallery , u have unique "people photography" #2370734

kerby lee pfrangle level-classic 2/3/2006 8:56:03 AM

Great character in the face of this man. Love the composition and detail. A very nice portrait image. Kerby #2372547

Paula Kelly level-classic 2/6/2006 5:47:47 AM

Your portraits are fantastic really enjoyed looking through your gallery. #2384308

Kiran Voleti level-classic 2/10/2006 1:35:22 AM

wonderful Capturs...Congrates for being a Photo of the Day...
-k@n #2401138

Robyn Gwilt level-classic 2/10/2006 1:36:14 AM

What a wonderful capture, the expression in his eyes and the clarity is sublime Rudra. Congratulations #2401142

Milan Banik 2/10/2006 2:25:27 AM

Congratulations Rudra ....for being a Photo of the Day! #2401212

Nige Nicholas 2/10/2006 2:28:06 AM

Suberb eyes , #2401216

ronda chatelle 2/10/2006 2:44:44 AM

This is an award winning masterpiece! OUTSTANDING IMAGE!! #2401233

Candy D. Dennis level-classic 2/10/2006 2:52:45 AM

Everything about this image is incredible! Congratulations on POTD. #2401257

Ed Heaton 2/10/2006 3:18:41 AM

Excellent job Rudra,
Congrats on POTD!!! #2401318

Vicki Hunt level-classic 2/10/2006 3:21:54 AM

His eyes tell his story! What a magnificent capture! Congrats on this POTD! I am so glad it was chosen! #2401326

Rakesh Syal level-classic 2/10/2006 3:39:52 AM

Congratulations on this increddible POTD., Rudra!!! Wonderful shot! #2401369

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 2/10/2006 4:18:37 AM

Congrats on your fabulous POTD!

ccc #2401537

Debra Booth level-classic 2/10/2006 5:34:05 AM

Very compelling portrait, Rudra! Congrats on your POTD! #2402042

Mary N C. Taitt level-classic 2/10/2006 5:44:06 AM

Excellent capture and portrait, congratulations on your POTD! Mary :-) #2402109

Rudra Mandal level-classic 2/10/2006 7:02:46 AM

Thank you so much all my good friends for your kind comments and support and thank you Betterphoto Authority for your kind support and for allow me to show my works.

Thank you once again. #2402587

Evy Johansen level-classic 2/10/2006 7:09:56 AM

Wow - Fantastic image, Rudra! Big congrats on your POTD! #2402614

Megan p level-classic 2/10/2006 7:13:26 AM

So intense and what in incredible face!!! Congratulations on your POTD!! #2402632

Chris Lazzery level-classic 2/10/2006 7:15:12 AM

Heh, I got this in my Photo of the Day email.

Superb clarity, lighting, and detail. #2402638

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 2/10/2006 7:18:25 AM

Congrats on your photo of the day. I looked at your gallery and all I can say is WOW what beautiful people you have captured. :-) #2402650

Claudette Foote level-classic 2/10/2006 8:17:35 AM

Excellent job Rudra,
Congrats on POTD!!!

#2402951

Denise Dodson level-classic 2/10/2006 9:23:05 AM

Rudra, Your gallery is one of the best portrait galleries I have seen. The color and lighting are fabulous. You have a wonderful eye. #2403111

Karen K. Givens level-classic 2/10/2006 12:19:50 PM

Congradulations on your POTD, I really enjoyed your photo gallery your portraits show so much emotion. #2403623

Mary Clarke level-classic 2/10/2006 12:35:56 PM

Many congratulations on POTD Rudra, fabulous portrait #2403671

Bill Wyatt 2/10/2006 1:44:25 PM

This is an amazing photo, not only the quality which is amazing but it makes me wonder what this guy is thinking. It truely tells a story. A mystery story. #2403830

Lorri Shank level-classic 2/10/2006 4:43:49 PM

Congrats, Rudra! A truly special portrait of a very interesting man! #2404357

Sharrie Thomas 2/10/2006 9:32:56 PM

Very Very Nice. Congrats! #2405060

Fax Sinclair level-classic 2/11/2006 10:10:41 AM

Aloha Rudra,
"What a wonderful capture, the expression in his eyes and the clarity is sublime." I had to capture Robyn's comment because it is just what I wanted to say.
This is a sublime portrait and bless you for sharing it with us.
Aloha is pouring out of his eyes, hair and skin! #2407160

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 2/12/2006 4:44:13 AM

Very compelling, well lit portrait. Great shot! Congratulations on your POTD! #2409638

Senthil Nathan level-classic 2/16/2006 5:13:34 AM

stunning work..his eyes speaks a lot.. #2425428

Tracy Reehal level-classic 3/11/2006 8:58:42 PM

Another great shot! What a beautiful gallery you have:) #2522523

Barbara Helgason level-classic 3/22/2006 1:59:19 PM

Fantastic capture Rudra, Congratulations!! #2562889

Amanda Price level-classic 3/22/2006 6:36:42 PM

My mouth dropped open. This is...wow. Truly inspiring! #2564364

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 3/22/2006 7:06:29 PM

I knew this would make it as a finalist Rudra. I think it has an excellent chance to be a winner. Congratulations! #2564467

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 3/22/2006 7:11:19 PM

Congrats on your finalist. :-) #2564491

Robyn Gwilt level-classic 3/22/2006 8:22:49 PM

Once again, congratulations on this very great pic! #2564777

Milan Banik 3/23/2006 1:43:06 AM

Rudra great ,Congratulations on this finalist,best portrait here. #2565410

Jimmy Bhogal 3/23/2006 2:05:52 AM

Great work Rudra !! Congratulations on this finalist !!!! #2565425

Jimmy Bhogal 3/23/2006 2:06:00 AM

Great work Rudra !! Congratulations on this finalist !!!! #2565426

Paula Kelly 3/23/2006 7:17:25 AM

congrad s you deserve a gold!good luck. #2566393

Rakesh Syal level-classic 3/23/2006 10:55:49 AM

Congratulations on this great win, Rudra!!! #2567194

Pat Gamwell 3/23/2006 6:39:32 PM

I predict this to be a winner, all the way Rudra! It is superb perfection! CONGRATS! #2568635

David Procter 3/24/2006 8:40:17 PM

What a character , what a photograph, nice one #2572734

Gunther Allen level-classic 3/25/2006 6:42:14 PM

Great exposure! The lighting is right on! #2575379

KV Day level-classic 3/25/2006 7:10:14 PM

As you know, I am a big fan. Great image, congrats! #2575432

Janine Russell level-classic 3/26/2006 9:51:54 PM

Rudra, excellent lighting and detail; congratulations on your Second Place win. #2578439

Rakesh Syal level-classic 3/27/2006 12:33:36 AM

I was damn sure for the grand award!!! #2578768

KHAWLA Haddad level-classic 3/27/2006 4:23:11 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win!!!. #2579470

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 3/27/2006 4:33:00 AM

Congratulations on your very deserving secound place win on this wonderful image. :-) #2579519

Leanne M.E. Boyd 3/27/2006 8:21:27 AM

Wow, congrats on your win Rudra! #2580295

Laura Clay-Ballard 3/27/2006 8:45:36 AM

awesome winningimage! congrats #2580352

Donna W. Neal 3/27/2006 9:12:48 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win Rudra #2580436

Milan Banik 3/27/2006 9:15:29 AM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS WIN.

HI Rudra great winner ,best portrait in best spot .Another second prize winning image -saint -inspired me to join bp.com.here you did again.

BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS WIN. #2580450

Nancy Grace Chen 3/27/2006 9:25:58 AM

Incredible lighting. The look in the man's eyes is absolutely captivating. Truly exquisite photograph! Congratulations.

Nancy #2580474

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 3/27/2006 10:50:11 AM

Congratulations, Rudra, on this outstanding second place win!! #2580737

S P Mukherji 3/27/2006 11:07:21 AM

Congratulations, Rudra! You have done it once again!! And I am sure you have missed out the other one by whiskers! Great portrait gallery you have!! #2580792

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/27/2006 12:22:01 PM

Amazing image Rudra!!!! Congratulations on your well deserved 2nd Place Win!!!!
#2580989

Sharon Day level-classic 3/27/2006 3:34:03 PM

Congratulations, Rudra!!! Fantastic image! #2581656

Susana Heide level-classic 3/27/2006 4:08:28 PM

A very powerful imgae Rudra! The tone quality and sharpness here is exceptional!! Congrats! #2581718

Rudra Mandal level-classic 3/27/2006 8:10:42 PM

Thank you all my good friends for all these inspiring words. These all means a lot for me. Thank you once again. #2582297

Swapnali J. Desai level-classic 3/27/2006 8:56:02 PM

Hey Congratulations!!! #2582380

Evy Johansen level-classic 3/27/2006 11:40:00 PM

BIG Congratulations on your beautiful win, Rudra! #2582587

Claudette Foote level-classic 3/28/2006 7:59:33 AM

WTG WOW!
Congratulations on your beautiful win, Rudra! #2583932

Michael Robichaud level-classic 3/28/2006 11:41:19 AM

Wonderful capture of this man and his windows to the soul...Great photo and congrats on your win. #2584658

Jimmy Bhogal level-classic 3/30/2006 3:16:45 AM

Great work Rudra !! Congratulations on this win !!!!

#2590020

Papiya Halder level-classic 4/1/2006 10:18:08 AM

congratulations on your win !! #2597470

Laura E. Swan level-classic 1/24/2008 12:47:35 AM

I would love to know what this man was saying to the other man. Do you know? Whatever it was looked sincere and deep. The astrologer is a beautiful subject. (Wish I would get my hair to do that! He made it look easy!). You certainly captured a "moment", Rudra. I'm sure I will enjoy your gallery if it's anything like this photo. #5385044

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~ Calcutta, India ~

Uploaded on 2/1/2006 8:44:43 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70S Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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