Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe 5/11/2006 10:17:20 AM

Rakesh, I can let the mystery be. I love the colors and shapes of the smoke and like. Hope you sleep well enough since the moon is coming full over the next 24 hrs. Peace, karen #443868

Paul Michko 5/11/2006 10:32:24 AM

Magnificent abstract, Rakesh. Very appealing colors. #2751863

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 5/11/2006 10:39:39 AM

Outstanding work! This image is so colorful and intersting! Jeff #2751887

Lynnmarie Daley level-deluxe 5/11/2006 10:48:43 AM

AWESOME, Rakesh! Please let us know how you did that. Lynn #2751925

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 5/11/2006 10:49:43 AM

Gorgeous image and effects, Rakesh! #2751928

Roxanne M. Bubar level-deluxe 5/11/2006 10:54:49 AM

STUNNING image, colors and effects. Take care. #2751944

Bridgette B level-deluxe 5/11/2006 11:07:39 AM

Wow... this is fantastic!! I love the effects and vibrant colors!! #2751999

Carla Metzler level-deluxe 5/11/2006 11:09:33 AM

Beautiful colors and shapes, Rakesh! I hope you get plenty of rest. #2752007

Jim Huffield level-deluxe 5/11/2006 11:15:20 AM

GORGEOUS IMAGE!!!!!! #2752034

Bobbie Davis level-deluxe 5/11/2006 12:16:07 PM

This is WAY cool looking Rakesh! #2752239

Kerby Pfrangle level-deluxe 5/11/2006 12:19:03 PM

WOnderful warm colors and very nice image. INteresting designs. #2752254

Melissa G. Meiselman 5/11/2006 12:23:15 PM

This is one of your greatest departure from reality....into the nonrepresentational world of abstraction and mystery. One of my favorites, Rakesh!!!!!!!!!!!!! #2752271

Karen Engelbreth 5/11/2006 1:47:36 PM

Fantastic abstract, Rakesh - wonderful colors and effects! #2752512

Wendy Stevenson 5/11/2006 1:50:43 PM

Magnificent abstract - so very creative my friend! I love the flow and colours!!!

So you must tell me if this is inks in water??
Superb work as always!!! #2752525

Cathy Stancil 5/11/2006 2:04:51 PM

Superb colorful, "smoky" abstract Rakesh !! #2752570

Judy S. Fung 5/11/2006 2:39:54 PM

Great colors and work, Rakesh! #2752669

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 5/11/2006 2:57:23 PM

Very awesome abstract Rakesh, I love the colors...hope you rest well! #2752746

Ermanno Radice 5/11/2006 3:27:48 PM

Fabulous abstract, wonderful colors and great effects, Rakesh!! #2752867

Judyann Plante 5/11/2006 5:02:31 PM

Wonderful abstract, Rakesh! Beautiful colors and effects.

Judyann ><> #2753230

Pamela Shane 5/11/2006 5:21:08 PM

I LOVE this Rakesh!! So full of mystery, & the colors are magnificent.
Rest well!! :) #2753302

Anne D. Eigen 5/11/2006 6:32:15 PM

Very intriguing abstract, Rakesh! Great flow and colors! #2753509

Sharon Day level-deluxe 5/11/2006 7:03:47 PM

Fantastic image, Rakesh!!! I love the colors and designs! #2753612

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 5/11/2006 7:04:24 PM

WOW.......BRIGHT and Beautiful! Love this.........welcome back! #2753613

Robert M. Nicholson 5/11/2006 9:05:28 PM

Awesome abstract!!! Love the colors! #2753807

Su Sana E. P level-deluxe 5/11/2006 9:57:21 PM

Takesh, this is absolutely a great image with an excellent touch of mystery!! I love it. #2753889

Mary K. Robison 5/12/2006 12:49:00 AM

Beautiful swirling colors in this eye-catching abstract, Rakesh!
Hope you've caught up on your sleep! #2754138

Rakesh Syal level-deluxe 5/12/2006 3:02:18 AM

Thank you so much for so nice response, friends! #2754357

Debbie Del Tejo 5/12/2006 3:08:51 AM

I hope you are rested.....because every time you create a work of art, you inspire me. This is truly a masterpiece only a master can make. Congratulations!
Peace #2754388

Daniel Diaz 5/12/2006 3:35:57 AM

BRILLIANT Rakesh!!!!!! #2754475

Hendrik Storme 5/12/2006 4:31:47 AM

Wonderful abstract!!! #2754790

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/12/2006 7:34:50 AM

WOW! Totally awesome! #2755562

Jenny Bosmans 5/12/2006 8:04:53 AM

WOW from me too, Rakesh!! And AWESOME as well!! #2755717

David Phalen level-deluxe 5/12/2006 8:26:32 AM

Wonderful abstract and colors Rakesh. Look forward to learning how you accomplished a wonderful work of art. #2755789

Glenn E. Urquhart 5/12/2006 12:33:52 PM

Quite unique and beautiful abstract, Rakesh!!! Cheers, Glenn. #2756669

Milan Banik 5/12/2006 12:44:32 PM

great creation! #2756694

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 5/12/2006 2:03:12 PM

Another gorgeous abstract, Rakesh! Hope you are rested by now! #2756979

Goshka G. 5/12/2006 5:38:05 PM

A real stunner, Rakesh!! #2757574

Tamera S. Phillips 5/12/2006 6:35:59 PM

What a wonderful creation. We'll be seeing this one again - no doubt. #2757723

Mary N C. Taitt 5/12/2006 9:39:05 PM

WONDERFUL COLORS and effects, Rakesh, very creative and well-done! Mary :-) #2758136

ALLEN O. HOWARD 5/12/2006 10:55:36 PM

You never cease to amaze me Rakesh! Wonderful! #2758194

Donna Roberts 5/13/2006 1:01:22 AM

The blending of the colours is really amazing Rakesh - you've captured this unique idea really well.
Excellent work!
:-) ddu

Paul Sikora 5/13/2006 7:23:59 AM

Rakesh, this is a master piece of colour and light. Beautiful #2759112

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe 5/13/2006 8:45:25 AM

Exceptionally beautiful and colorful work, Rakesh!:) #2759363

Mary N C. Taitt level-deluxe 5/13/2006 10:24:56 AM

I love this series Rakesh! This one is my most favorite so far #2759748

Sylvia Rossler level-deluxe 5/13/2006 2:54:02 PM

Superb creativity and execution Rakesh !!! This is one is my favorite too :O) #2760453

Rakesh Syal level-deluxe 5/13/2006 8:51:41 PM

Thank you so much my friends for your so nice words of encouragement! #2761110

Al G. Juniarsam level-deluxe 5/15/2006 4:04:57 AM

WOW!! AMAZING shot and effects, Rakesh!! Amazing colors and composition! #2765464

Cathy M. Gromball level-deluxe 5/15/2006 8:35:06 AM

Awesome work, Rakesh!

Cathy :) #2766703

Sharon Day level-deluxe 6/12/2006 9:01:49 PM

I love this, Rakesh!!! #2888263

Joanne C. Anderson level-deluxe 6/20/2006 11:58:31 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Rakesh!! #2923459

Paul Sikora 6/21/2006 3:08:21 AM

Congratulations Rakesh #2924135

Margaret Sikora 6/21/2006 3:10:23 AM

Congratulations Rakesh on this wonderful photo How did I miss seeing this earlier so beautiful, I hope to see this in the winners circle . #2924143

Bill Wyatt 6/21/2006 3:41:21 AM

Congratulations, Rakesh!! #2924379

Tressie Davis 6/21/2006 4:21:06 AM

Another I missed. Stunning - congratulations! #2924740

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 6/21/2006 4:50:20 AM

So very cool Rakesh, missed it the first time, glad to see it here as a finalist! Congrats and good luck! #2925021

Wendy Stevenson 6/21/2006 5:06:16 AM

Congratulations Rakesh on this fantastic finalist!! So full of colour and energy! Best of luck in the next round!! #2925222

Ray Thoms 6/21/2006 5:15:30 AM

Congratulations!!!! #2925307

Judyann Plante 6/21/2006 6:43:21 AM

Congratulations, Rakesh!!!

Judyann ><> #2926129

Su Sana E. P level-deluxe 6/21/2006 6:44:53 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Rakesh!! #2926144

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 6/21/2006 7:18:59 AM

Way to go Rakesh! #2926493

Barbara Helgason 6/21/2006 10:03:04 AM

Congratulations again Rakesh!! #2927606

Tamera S. Phillips 6/21/2006 10:23:49 AM

I knew we would see this one again! Congrats Rakesh. #2927701

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/21/2006 11:16:47 AM

Congrats, Rakesh!!! Well deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #2928100

Kaye Burazin 6/21/2006 11:36:31 AM

Superb Rakesh. Congrats! #2928267

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 6/21/2006 1:18:28 PM

Excellent, Rakesh! Congratulations yet again! #2928947

Noel Baebler 6/21/2006 2:09:37 PM

Huzzah, Rakesh!!! #2929300

Pamela Shane 6/21/2006 3:17:38 PM

Congratulations on this very unique image being chosen a finalist Rakesh!
:) #2929653

Lorraine A. Cook 6/21/2006 10:45:25 PM

Wonderful! Congrats, Rakesh!!<:)) #2931687

Sherry S. Boles 6/21/2006 11:26:52 PM

Congrats on a neat image and finalist, Rakesh! #2931824

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 6/21/2006 11:53:53 PM

Wonderful creation Rakesh!!! Congratulations!!

Ross Throndson 6/22/2006 12:03:50 AM

Congratulations, Rakesh, on another Great Finalist!! :^) #2931921

Rakesh Syal level-deluxe 6/22/2006 4:03:19 AM

Thank you so much all for your big support, friends! #2932648

Jill M. Flusemann 6/22/2006 4:53:28 AM

Big congratulations on a great finalist! #2932868

Corinne M. Thompson 6/22/2006 1:58:54 PM

Wow, awesome abstract....Congrats on your Finalist! #2935516

Kenneth Mucke 6/22/2006 5:17:20 PM

Another beautiful presentation and CONGRATS #2936214

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 6/22/2006 7:03:40 PM

Awesome...BIG congratulations! #2936647

Su Sana E. P level-deluxe 6/22/2006 11:11:34 PM

Master Rakesh, Congratulations on this well deserving WIN!! #2937575

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 6/22/2006 11:15:43 PM

All that hard work paid off Rakesh, congratulations! #2937588

Ross Throndson 6/22/2006 11:50:42 PM

Rakesh, Congratulations on your WINNER!!! :^) #2937673

Paul E. Earl 6/23/2006 12:36:16 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!! :)) #2937788

Graeme yew Chow level-deluxe 6/23/2006 12:41:24 AM

Congratulation on 2nd place winner , Rakesh. #2937806

Rudra Mandal 6/23/2006 12:51:38 AM

Congratulations Sir on this outstanding win!! #2937846

Sylvia Rossler level-deluxe 6/23/2006 12:57:09 AM

Big congrats on your win Rakesh :O) #2937863

Darryl Wilkinson 6/23/2006 1:30:35 AM

Rakesh, I am very Happy for you and this awesome WINNER! Congratulations!!! #2937956

Kate Jackson level-deluxe 6/23/2006 2:15:19 AM

Congratulations Rakesh on this wonderful winner! #2938042

Stephen Zacker 6/23/2006 3:20:39 AM

Very cool. Congratulations #2938296

Wendy Stevenson 6/23/2006 3:42:26 AM

Congratulations Rakesh - great to see ths in the winners circle!! Fantastic and colourful abstract!! WTG!! #2938396

Vicki Hunt 6/23/2006 3:49:31 AM

Congratulations on this awesome, colorful winner! #2938450

Tressie Davis 6/23/2006 4:00:26 AM

Well deserved win Rakesh - congrats!! #2938554

Judyann Plante 6/23/2006 4:04:45 AM

congratulations on this fantastic winning photo, Rakesh!

Judyann ><> #2938586

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 6/23/2006 4:23:51 AM

Congratulations!!! Awesome shot! #2938696

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe 6/23/2006 4:38:22 AM

Congratulations Rakesh!! Awesome winner! #2938802

Jenny Bosmans level-deluxe 6/23/2006 4:49:41 AM

Fantastic winner, Rakesh!! Congratulations!! :) #2938890

Deb Holmes-Hatfield level-deluxe 6/23/2006 4:57:28 AM

Congratulations on this much deserved win, Rakesh, Bravo! #2938958

Laura Clay-Ballard 6/23/2006 5:08:21 AM

congrats on this fabulous winning image! #2939041

Jill M. Flusemann 6/23/2006 5:11:01 AM

Congratulations on a beautiful winner! #2939063

Bobbie Davis 6/23/2006 5:12:22 AM

Congrats! Awesome winner! #2939076

Lynne Morris 6/23/2006 5:32:34 AM

Wonderful capture Rakesh, a well deserved winner. #2939212

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 6/23/2006 6:01:45 AM

Wonderful Rakesh, congrats on your win! #2939361

Barbara Helgason 6/23/2006 6:39:25 AM

Congratulations Rakesh!! #2939582

Jill Flynn level-deluxe 6/23/2006 7:16:04 AM

Congratulations on your win Rakesh! Way to go! #2939832

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 6/23/2006 7:40:45 AM

Congrats on your win Rakesh! #2939968

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe 6/23/2006 8:09:59 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful and well deserved win, Rakesh!!! #2940105

Stan Kwasniowski level-deluxe 6/23/2006 11:05:36 AM

Rakesh, Congratulations #2940682

Dr Silly level-deluxe 6/23/2006 11:38:30 AM

Congrats on your win, Rakesh. :O)

Tarun Bose level-deluxe 6/23/2006 1:01:25 PM

Cograts ricky for being a deserving winner. Mere khyal me aap ki aur bhi photos thi jo winner honi chahia thi. Specially people catagory me or still life photos me. Finalist me jo photos hain wo bhi bahut great hain. Chalo bhai celebrate kiya jaye. Champegne ki botal kholne ka intejam karo. Khush Raho. Tarunda. #2941113

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 6/23/2006 1:21:00 PM

What a stunning abstract, Rakesh! Hearty congrats on your win!
-Debby #2941184

Corinne M. Thompson level-deluxe 6/23/2006 2:03:27 PM

Congrats on your Second Place Win Rakesh! #2941406

Noel Baebler 6/23/2006 2:35:23 PM

Congratulations, Rakesh! Super fire!!! #2941582

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe 6/23/2006 3:37:59 PM

Many congratulations for this win, Rakesh, for such a creative image! #2941936

Amy JACKSON level-deluxe 6/23/2006 3:54:02 PM

Congratulations, Rakesh!! Beautiful image!! #2942047

Anne D. Eigen 6/23/2006 6:28:05 PM

Big congratulations on this well-deserved win, Rakesh! #2942549

Judy S. Fung 6/23/2006 6:55:09 PM

Congrats on your win, Rakesh! #2942628

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 6/23/2006 7:39:19 PM

Congratulations Rakesh!!!!!! #2942761

Janine Russell level-deluxe 6/23/2006 8:51:06 PM

Rakesh, congratulations on your Second Place win. #2942950

Cora Miller level-deluxe 6/23/2006 9:37:03 PM

Intriguing, mysterious and eye catching. Congratulations on your win, Rakesh! #2943052

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 6/23/2006 11:30:16 PM

Big congratulations on your very beautiful win, Rakesh! #2943403

Pat Gamwell 6/24/2006 12:57:56 AM

Breathtaking winner! BIG CONGRATS! #2943564

Carolyn J. Connolly level-deluxe 6/24/2006 1:52:25 AM

FABULOUS image, Rakesh!! MANY congratulations on your Second Place win with it, too - it's M-O-S-T deserved!! :o) #2943627

Colette M. Metcalf 6/24/2006 3:09:22 AM

Congratulations on your win, Rakesh!! #2943743

Melissa A. Mannon 6/24/2006 3:55:02 AM

congratulations on your winner Rakesh! don't know how I missed it #2943819

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/24/2006 3:56:04 AM

Big congrats on a well deserved award!!! Cheers, Glenn. #2943824

Kenneth Mucke 6/24/2006 4:37:24 AM

Way to go...Big Congrats #2943976

Nadya Johnson 6/24/2006 8:53:26 AM

Fabulous! Congratulations on your stunning winner, Rakesh! #2944931

Sharon Day level-deluxe 6/24/2006 8:56:45 AM

I just noticed I comment on this one twice so you know I really liked it! Big Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Rakesh! #2944953

Rakesh Syal level-deluxe 6/24/2006 9:57:18 AM

~~!!GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!~~ #2945163

William Moore 6/24/2006 12:32:32 PM

Always good to save the best for last.....lol.terrific photo congrats on your Winner #2945595

William C. Raco level-deluxe 6/24/2006 4:09:50 PM

Beautiful work, Rakesh!

Bill #2946110

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 6/24/2006 6:50:56 PM

Congrats on your wonderful winning image! Jeff #2946492

Lorraine A. Cook level-deluxe 6/25/2006 11:53:51 AM

Congratulations on this mystical beauty of a winner, Rakesh!!<:)) #2948734

Ronald Balthazor level-deluxe 6/25/2006 6:23:20 PM

Congratulations, Rakesh. Superb abstract. #2949801

Mukul Sharda level-deluxe 6/25/2006 11:43:22 PM

Congratulations Mr.Syal!!! #2950446

augustus gillian level-deluxe 6/26/2006 3:40:01 AM

congratulations #2950996

Cliff & Patti Smith level-deluxe 6/26/2006 6:08:48 AM

A Big congratulations Rakesh! This is absolutelu beautiful! #2951801

David Phalen level-deluxe 6/27/2006 4:30:13 AM

I should hope so! Congrats on your well deserved win! #2955937

Donna W. Neal 6/27/2006 10:47:59 AM

Amazing, sorry I missed this when it came through. But congratulations on your win with it! #2957513

Life Expressions 6/27/2006 10:47:05 PM

Many congrats Rakesh! #2959455

Rakesh Syal level-deluxe 6/28/2006 3:42:18 AM

Thank you so much for your good wishes and kind support!! #2960161

Stefan G 6/28/2006 10:50:14 PM

Congratulations, Rakesh; very powerful mysterious abstract! #2963895

ronda chatelle level-deluxe 11/29/2006 11:02:58 PM

This is so amazing Rakesh! Absolutely gorgeous and filled with fantasy! Congratulations on your gold ribbon win. I love your originality! #3649227

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