The Astrologer

Uploaded: February 01, 2006 20:44:43


~ Calcutta, India ~


Dennis Flanagan level-classic February 01, 2006

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

Mike F. Anderson February 01, 2006

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

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) February 01, 2006

Beautiful image. Beautiful man. #2366698

Wende Trew February 01, 2006

Wonderful image!! Excellent clarity!! #2366785

Susana Ms Heide February 01, 2006

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

Crystal E. Berryman level-classic February 01, 2006

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

Chris N. Kyger February 02, 2006

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

Jane Holestine February 02, 2006

Great capture. The detail is stunning. #2368494

S P Mukherji February 02, 2006

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

February 02, 2006

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

Patty Razonable February 02, 2006

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

February 02, 2006

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

Kerby Pfrangle February 03, 2006

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

Paula Kelly February 06, 2006

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

Kiran Voleti February 10, 2006

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

Robyn Gwilt February 10, 2006

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

Milan Banik February 10, 2006

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

February 10, 2006

Suberb eyes , #2401216

Ronda Chatelle level-classic February 10, 2006

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

Candy D. Dennis February 10, 2006

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

Ed Heaton February 10, 2006

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

Vicki Hunt February 10, 2006

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 February 10, 2006

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

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe February 10, 2006

Congrats on your fabulous POTD!

ccc #2401537

Debra Booth February 10, 2006

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

Mary N C. Taitt February 10, 2006

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

Rudra Mandal February 10, 2006

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 February 10, 2006

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

Megan p February 10, 2006

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

February 10, 2006

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

Superb clarity, lighting, and detail. #2402638

Sharon F. Morris level-classic February 10, 2006

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 February 10, 2006

Excellent job Rudra,
Congrats on POTD!!!


Denise Dodson February 10, 2006

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 February 10, 2006

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

Mary Clarke February 10, 2006

Many congratulations on POTD Rudra, fabulous portrait #2403671

Bill Wyatt February 10, 2006

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 Shane February 10, 2006

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

Sharrie Thomas February 10, 2006

Very Very Nice. Congrats! #2405060

Fax Sinclair level-classic February 11, 2006

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 February 12, 2006

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

Senthil Nathan February 16, 2006

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

Tracy Reehal March 11, 2006

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

Barbara Helgason March 22, 2006

Fantastic capture Rudra, Congratulations!! #2562889

Amanda Price March 22, 2006

My mouth dropped open. This Truly inspiring! #2564364

Mike F. Anderson March 22, 2006

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 March 22, 2006

Congrats on your finalist. :-) #2564491

Robyn Gwilt March 22, 2006

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

Milan Banik March 23, 2006

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

Jimmy Bhogal March 23, 2006

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

Jimmy Bhogal March 23, 2006

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

Paula Kelly March 23, 2006

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

Rakesh Syal level-classic March 23, 2006

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

Pat Gamwell March 23, 2006

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

David Procter March 24, 2006

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

Gunther Allen March 25, 2006

Great exposure! The lighting is right on! #2575379

KV Day March 25, 2006

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

Janine Russell level-classic March 26, 2006

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

Rakesh Syal level-classic March 27, 2006

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

KHAWLA Haddad March 27, 2006

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

Sharon F. Morris level-classic March 27, 2006

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

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 27, 2006

Wow, congrats on your win Rudra! #2580295

Laura Clay-Ballard March 27, 2006

awesome winningimage! congrats #2580352

Donna W. Neal March 27, 2006

Congratulations on your well deserved win Rudra #2580436

Milan Banik March 27, 2006


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


Nancy Grace Chen March 27, 2006

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

Nancy #2580474

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 27, 2006

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

S P Mukherji March 27, 2006

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 March 27, 2006

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

Sharon Day March 27, 2006

Congratulations, Rudra!!! Fantastic image! #2581656

Susana Ms Heide March 27, 2006

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

Rudra Mandal March 27, 2006

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

March 27, 2006

Hey Congratulations!!! #2582380

Evy Johansen level-classic March 27, 2006

BIG Congratulations on your beautiful win, Rudra! #2582587

Claudette Foote March 28, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Rudra! #2583932

Michael Robichaud March 28, 2006

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

Jimmy Bhogal March 30, 2006

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


April 01, 2006

congratulations on your win !! #2597470

Laura E. Swan level-classic January 24, 2008

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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