© Rakesh Syal


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 9/10/2008 4:07:58 AM

Amazing capture and composition here, Rakesh.

Dominick #995925

Teresa P.Pelaez 9/10/2008 4:19:52 AM

Excellent capture Rakesh, great tones too. #6436450

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-addict 9/10/2008 4:20:02 AM

Wow! What a cool shot!! #6436451

Agnes Fegan level-addict 9/10/2008 4:24:47 AM

Wow! Fantastic capture of the action and the rider's facial expression. I also like the crowd in the background! #6436468

Gail Vitikacs level-addict 9/10/2008 4:33:47 AM

Amazing! Love it all! #6436508

Brett Dolsen 9/10/2008 4:41:16 AM

Awesome Rakesh!!You dont see something like this everyday and captured so well!!Brett #6436553

Shirley Sicurello level-addict 9/10/2008 4:49:21 AM

Fantastic action shot, and love the color. #6436580

Jennifer A. Meighan 9/10/2008 4:57:37 AM

Intense... #6436602

Bojan Bencic level-addict 9/10/2008 5:01:58 AM

Great action shot and treatment, Rakesh. #6436620

Karen E. Michaels level-addict 9/10/2008 5:04:57 AM

Indeed, a great action shot Rakesh. I like the lightened are around the rider. That really set this piece to stand out! #6436634

Mary Timman level-addict 9/10/2008 5:06:53 AM

What a fantastic action shot! Great clarity and color! #6436643

Joy Rector level-addict 9/10/2008 5:35:23 AM

wow, super capture #6436781

Anita Hogue 9/10/2008 5:36:06 AM

WOW, I'm loving this capture, Rakesh! Fabulous action shot! #6436787

Bonnie C. Lackey 9/10/2008 6:02:03 AM

Hi, Rakesh - this is an amazing capture! Love the vivid colors, too. #6436912

Erin Appelbaum level-addict 9/10/2008 6:42:51 AM

Fantastic capture Rakesh. Brilliant color and lighting. Peter #6437047

Mike D. Perez level-addict 9/10/2008 9:31:14 AM

Great action photo with super colors and clarity, Rakesh! #6437666

Rakesh Syal level-addict 9/10/2008 10:57:54 AM

Thank you all friends for your wonderful words! #6437983

Dr. Harmeet Singh level-addict 9/11/2008 1:17:05 AM

Great action capture and effects here.Very nicely captured.. #6440053

Anne M. Young level-addict 9/11/2008 4:27:25 AM

Awesome action shot! #6440540

Mukesh Srivastava level-addict 9/12/2008 6:07:35 AM

Stunning action shot, Rakeshji!!!! #6445250

Tarun Bose level-addict 9/14/2008 10:55:46 AM

This is one of the best shots of Kila Raipur I have ever seen. A winner all the way. Kya photo hai. It can only come from one & only Rakesh syal. #6453550

Patricia A. Casey level-addict 9/17/2008 11:14:18 AM

This is truly a wonderful and breathtaking photograph, Rakesh. A real winner in my mind....Regards, Patricia #6466893

Darlene Kiener level-addict 10/4/2008 11:00:20 PM

Superb capture - I feel like I am actually at the Festival itself. You have such a Gift of sharing from your heart. Thank you, Rakesh. #6554465

Kerry Hill level-addict 10/4/2008 11:35:54 PM

Awesome action shot Rakesh! Wonderful colour and clarity! #6554484

Gary Pond level-addict 10/14/2008 3:52:14 AM

Amazing shot here. I would expect to see something like this in a travel magazine. #6596365

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 10/22/2008 7:31:39 PM

Sensational capture!
Congratulations on this most well-deserved finalist!
`Lisa #6639765

Dr. Harmeet Singh level-addict 10/22/2008 7:53:09 PM

Heartiest congrats for this finalist.. #6639989

Amber J. Skene 10/22/2008 8:51:10 PM

Congrats on your finalist!!! #6640653

Nadya Johnson 10/22/2008 9:13:38 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Rakesh! #6640871

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 10/22/2008 9:16:08 PM

An amazing finalist, Rakesh! Huge congratulations! #6640892

Teresa A. Burnett level-addict 10/22/2008 10:02:20 PM

Huge congratulations Rakesh on this stunning finalist!! Best of luck in the next round!! #6641289

Stefania Barbier level-addict 10/22/2008 11:12:31 PM


Rakesh Syal level-addict 10/23/2008 12:42:03 AM

Thank you friends for your kind support! #6642165

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-addict 10/23/2008 12:44:55 AM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Rakesh. #6642176

Laurence Saliba level-addict 10/23/2008 1:03:49 AM

Gorgeous Finalist Rakesh!!! Congrats!! #6642286

Mukesh Srivastava level-addict 10/23/2008 7:04:54 AM

Huge Congrats on your finalist, best of luck in the next round!!!!! a winner for sure, Rakeshji!!!! #6644410

Anne M. Young level-addict 10/23/2008 7:18:27 AM

Congratulations #6644545

Cyn Valentine level-addict 10/23/2008 7:18:53 AM

Congratulations Rakesh!! #6644548

Melissa G. Meiselman 10/23/2008 7:31:16 AM

Congratulations, Rakesh!! #6644685

Manuel Barrera 10/23/2008 12:25:01 PM

long lens, I hope:>) awesome capture, Rakesh, congratulations #6647221

Marijana Fajgl level-addict 10/23/2008 12:32:14 PM

Big congratulations, Rakesh! #6647265

Mike D. Perez level-addict 10/23/2008 3:36:38 PM

Congratulations on your great Finalist, Rakesh! #6648005

Eugenio Diaz level-addict 10/23/2008 4:29:35 PM

Congratulations on a beautiful and well deserved finalist #6648368

Christian Rosito level-addict 10/24/2008 1:11:11 AM

Outstanding Rakesh!! Great finalist, congratulations! #6650537

Dr Silly level-addict 10/24/2008 10:04:28 AM

Congrats Rakesh, on this super action finalist. :O)

Bojan Bencic level-addict 10/24/2008 1:43:20 PM

Congratulations on your WIN, Rakesh. #6653952

Agnes Fegan level-addict 10/24/2008 1:49:50 PM

Fantastic winning photo...congratulations!!! #6654002

Cyn Valentine level-addict 10/24/2008 2:04:10 PM

Beautiful winner Rakesh..congratulations!! #6654116

Stefania Barbier level-addict 10/24/2008 2:07:57 PM

congrats on your gorgeous win!!! #6654152

Manuel Barrera level-addict 10/24/2008 2:28:19 PM

to stand in front of two galloping horse as they come in you and to hold the camera still, awesome #6654302

Gail Vitikacs level-addict 10/24/2008 2:34:16 PM

Amazing win...and well deserving!!! Congratulations! #6654334

Rakesh Syal level-addict 10/24/2008 2:53:13 PM

Thank you BP and great friends at there!

I feel great!

Best regards #6654436

Denise M. Snyder 10/24/2008 3:15:45 PM

Oh WOW Rakesh this is absolutely STUNNING!!!! Huge Congratulations on your win! #6654579

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Vladan D. Djordjevic 10/24/2008 4:22:30 PM

Congratulations for your fantastic Winner, Rakesh! #6655052

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 10/24/2008 4:52:20 PM

Wonderful action capture Rakesh, congrats on your win! #6655206

Colette M. Metcalf 10/24/2008 5:14:34 PM


Ken Smith level-addict 10/24/2008 5:18:32 PM

Excellent lighting effects, Rakesh! Congrats on the gold! #6655359

Patricia Ronan 10/24/2008 6:36:14 PM

Congrats on your win with this great image Rakesh:) #6655668

Teresa A. Burnett level-addict 10/24/2008 8:17:06 PM

Congratulations Rakesh on this wonderful winner!! #6656058

Mukesh Srivastava level-addict 10/24/2008 8:31:51 PM

It is a winner shot... Huge congratulations on this wonderful action WIN, Rakeshji!!!! #6656103

Laurence Saliba level-addict 10/24/2008 8:52:50 PM

Congratulations on your win Rakesh!!!!!! #6656216

Raymond Pauly level-addict 10/24/2008 10:18:07 PM

Outstanding winner, Rakesh! Big congratulations!
Thank you for your enthusiastic comments on my work.
I still have more images from your wonderful country and the Taj, that I will be posting at BP from time to time.
I hope I can go back there sometime. #6656510

Sirsendu Gayen level-addict 10/24/2008 10:43:47 PM

Congrats on your gorgeous win. #6656568

Darryl Wilkinson 10/25/2008 12:48:36 AM

Outstanding piece of work, Rakesh! Congratulations on your win!! #6656768

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 10/25/2008 2:25:20 AM

A Huge Congratulations on your win Rakesh SIr!

Rgds Rajeev #6656958

Marijana Fajgl level-addict 10/25/2008 3:35:03 AM

Big congratulations, Rakesh! #6657047

Tiia Vissak 10/25/2008 8:26:59 AM

Congratulations! #6658171

Michelle Alton 10/25/2008 9:30:34 AM

What a spectacular win, Rakesh. My heartiest congratulations. #6658369

Kristi A. Howson 10/25/2008 10:03:12 AM

Congratulations Rakesh on this dynamic winner! #6658476

Rakesh Syal level-addict 10/25/2008 10:48:22 AM

Thank you all friends! #6658623

Pradeep Alengatt Subramanian 10/25/2008 11:52:17 AM

great shot rakeshji.hearty congrats.also congrats for PSM award winning. #6658934

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 10/25/2008 12:08:28 PM

WTG. Congrats. on striking GOLD.

UB. #6659036

Tarun Bose 10/25/2008 12:47:39 PM

Big, big congrats for your excellent winner, Ricky. Most deserving. #6659114

David Phalen level-addict 10/25/2008 1:11:24 PM

BIG Congrats on a spectacular Winner!! #6659207

Mike D. Perez level-addict 10/25/2008 6:42:08 PM

Congratulations on your great Winner, Rakesh! #6660099

Renee Doyle level-addict 10/25/2008 7:29:53 PM

BIG congrats on this awesome winner Rakesh!!! #6660264

Dr. Harmeet Singh level-addict 10/25/2008 7:50:06 PM

Huge congrats for this winning shot..This deserved to be a Grand winner.. #6660319

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 10/25/2008 10:10:11 PM

Congratulations on your win Rakesh!! Awesome timing and beautiful image! #6660698

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 10/26/2008 7:11:30 PM

An amazing win, Rakesh! Huge congratualtions, Sir! #6664409

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 10/27/2008 2:57:43 AM

Congratulations Rakesh on your Win.

Dominick #6665604

Stephen Zacker level-addict 10/27/2008 4:01:30 AM

Great capture and colors. Congratulations #6665919

Kay Beausoleil level-addict 10/27/2008 7:23:38 PM

Congratulations, Rakesh, on your win for this exciting capture!! #6669960

ANKUR THATAI level-addict 11/7/2008 12:34:51 AM

Congrats! Syal sir for you this winning shot! #6719101

paul parent level-addict 1/1/2010 7:31:27 AM

Outstanding work. #8260962

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Horseman Magghar Singh synchronising horses for the double ride. Captured this image at KilaRaipur Rural Festival of Games.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200

Uploaded on 9/10/2008 4:03:08 AM

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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