© Rakesh Syal


Evy Johansen level-classic May 15, 2006

Wow... this is very beautiful, Rakesh! Wonderful light, colors and great composition!! #445916

Pat Gamwell May 15, 2006

Isn't it awesome what we can do with filters? It has opened a new world for all of us. EXQUISITE creation, Rakesh! #2764812

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 15, 2006

Rakesh, excellent colors, detail, lighting, composition and effects. #2764836

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member since: 4/30/2006 Stunning image and colours Rakesh!


Leanne M.E. Boyd May 15, 2006

Excellent work, Rakesh! #2764871

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 15, 2006

Great still life capture and wonderful photoshop effects, Rakesh!! Outstanding work. #2764873

Ray Clarke May 15, 2006

Nice composition and PS work Rakesh!!!(R) #2764896

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic May 15, 2006

Very rich and vivid still life. Love your colors and design #2764918

Stanley J. Contrades May 15, 2006

That luscious pear and your creativity takes this image to another level, Rakesh! Your mastery of light and composition is inspiring!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2764925

Donna Roberts May 15, 2006

WOW - this is fantastic Rakesh.
The colour of the pear is such a lovely contrast in this still life capture.
Excellent composition!
:-) ddu

Kathy Radford May 15, 2006

Love this. The colors are so dramatic. Great composition. Kathy in NH #2764989

Paul Michko May 15, 2006

WOW!!! An amazing still life, Rakesh. #2765039

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 15, 2006

WOWWOWWOW!!! EXcellent!!!! #2765091

Judyann Plante May 15, 2006

Stunning still life, Rakesh! Love the colors.

Judyann ><> #2765203

Roxanne M. Bubar May 15, 2006

Rakesh, as always, beautiful image. Love your colors and effects. #2765234

Glenn E. Urquhart May 15, 2006

Outstanding still life, Rakesh!!! Very well composed, excellent lines and lighting and very beautiful! Cheers, Glenn. #2765243

Bridgette B May 15, 2006

Beautiful still, Rakesh!! #2765278

Jim Huffield May 15, 2006

Just wonderful Rakesh. Jim #2765326

Allison & John Overton May 15, 2006

Rakesh....your work and talents just blow me away. It's like waking up to a beautiful sunrise....but I get to see your work too!!!! #2765447

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 15, 2006

Outstading work! Very well done Rakesh! Jeff #2765451

Al G. Juniarsam May 15, 2006

EXCELLENT and FANTASTIC capture of this still life, Rakesh!! Love the colors, composition, and lighting! #2765459

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 15, 2006

Stunning....sooooo awesome Rakesh! #2765559

Melissa A. Mannon May 15, 2006

I would love a wall full of your still-life work! Absolutely beautiful! I like the colors you have chosen here! #2765572

Paula Dwyer May 15, 2006

Stunning still life!! :) #2765693

Ross Throndson May 15, 2006

Great Image!!! #2765709

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 15, 2006

Looks like Grand Prize,Beautiful image Rakesh!!!!!! #2765755

Karen Diaz May 15, 2006

Love this still life photo...lovely color!!:) #2765820

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe May 15, 2006

WOW Beautiful colours in this still live image Rakesh! #2765869

Linda Boehme level-classic May 15, 2006

Beautiful colors and light, Rakesh! #2765935

Joy Rector May 15, 2006

gorgeous, warm on cool #2765972

Jessica Jenney May 15, 2006

Wonderful lines and shapes and colors, Rakesh! #2766057

Melissa G. Meiselman May 15, 2006

Love the warm hue of the pear against the cool blue dishes. Your lighting brings out a beautiful graphic design of the plates and bowl. Very nice, Rakesh #2766086

Sandra Freyler May 15, 2006

Love the colors and comp, Rakesh! Great shot! #2766121

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 15, 2006

Thank you so much friends for your wonderful words!! #2766503

Cathy M. Gromball May 15, 2006

Wonderful still life, and I love the blues, Rakesh!

Cathy :) #2766681

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 15, 2006

Elegant!!! Love those colors!! #2766725

Barbara Helgason May 15, 2006

Beautiful colors and composition Rakesh! #2766749

Tarun Bose May 15, 2006

Another of yours classic shot of still life. The colour contrast is great in this shot.Well done Rakeshji. #2766773

Cathy Stancil May 15, 2006

Gorgeous still life Rakesh !! The colors, lines and composition are awesome ! #2766835

Goshka G. May 15, 2006

LOVE the contrast of the two colors, Rakesh!!! #2766847

Lisa D. Greer May 15, 2006

Wow! Fabulous! :) #2766876

Diana Child May 15, 2006

Gorgeous as always Rakesh!!! Love the contrasting colors. #2766937

Carla Metzler May 15, 2006

Gorgeous still life, Rakesh!! #2766963

Laura Clay-Ballard May 15, 2006

gorgeous blues! fabulous image. #2767085

Pamela Shane May 15, 2006

WOOWWW!! I love this Rakesh! The blue is marvelous contrasted with the golden
hues of the pear. :) #2767106

John Matthews May 15, 2006

love the color - great composition... #2767117

S P Mukherji May 15, 2006

OUTSTANDING again Rakeshji!! #2767134

Nina Shields level-addict May 15, 2006

Rakesh, you are truly a gifted artist; just the set up of this shot is so well done, and then to have it further enhanced by the capture of great photography, makes for a complete package; superb work! #2767187

Roger Bernabo May 15, 2006

Wonderful lighting and shadows #2767283

Life Expressions May 15, 2006

Beautiful work of art, Rakesh! #2767287

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 15, 2006

Masterpiece!!!!!!!!! #2767313

Karen Bacon May 15, 2006

I really like this!Stunning still life Rakesh! #2767340

Stephen Zacker May 15, 2006

Very creative of you. Takes on a very different look #2767543

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 15, 2006

Thank you so much friends for your wonderful words!! #2767612

Nadya Johnson May 15, 2006

WONDERFUL, Rakesh! I like the blues even better than the black and whites! Somehow, adds a richness to the photo and really does augment that golden pear. Just beautiful! #2767670

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. May 15, 2006

What wonderful lines and contrast, Rakesh!!! Very creative still life shot, and I see you've been creatively experimenting lately. great work, my friend!! #2767684

Alan L. Borror May 15, 2006

Beautiful composition and control of colors, Rakesh! Superb image! #2767691

Karen Engelbreth May 15, 2006

Wonderful still life, Rakesh! #2767712

Hendrik Storme May 15, 2006

Love the warm blue color! Black or blue, they are both superb!!! #2767729

Colleen Braun May 15, 2006

love the two colors... #2767821

Colette M. Metcalf May 15, 2006

This has winner written all over it!! Just beautiful, Rakesh!! #2767867

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 15, 2006

Thank you so much friends for your great words and big support!! #2767929

Tammy Scott May 15, 2006

Another awesome still! I really like the colors on this one! #2767935

Ermanno Radice May 15, 2006

Another wonderful composition, you are the master of still life, Rakesh!! #2768040

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic May 15, 2006

This is an outstanding image Rakesh!,
Amalia #2768096

Wendy Stevenson May 15, 2006

Truly inspirational my friend!! Superb as always!! #2768109

Daniel G. Flocke May 15, 2006

Rakesh - Wonderful light, colors and great composition!!! I love the changes you made with PS.

~Daniel #2768143

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 15, 2006

Beautifully composed, Rakesh! Wonderful contrasts in colors and textures. #2768181

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic May 15, 2006

Nice capture. Love the colors. #2768237

Jenny Bosmans May 15, 2006

I just Looooooove the colors and composition, Rakesh!! Outstanding still life and capture!! #2768254

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 15, 2006

Terrific Rakesh! Wonderfully composed! #2768274

Kate Jackson level-classic May 15, 2006

Stunning Rakesh - I love the pear against your blue Rakesh! #2768335

Anne D. Eigen May 15, 2006

Great composition and use of color, Rakesh!!! #2768607

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 15, 2006

Love this in blue Rakesh, you have a great eye for design! #2768611

Arturo Guerra May 15, 2006

Wow, Wow and Wow again! The composition, framing and colors are superb. I love this image. #2768728

Navin Talwar May 15, 2006

The colourful contrast is par excellence. #2768994

Kenneth Mucke May 15, 2006

Superbly done...well composed and perfect lighting as usual again #2769136

Cyn Valentine level-classic May 15, 2006

Beautiful the colors!! #2769144

Bobbie Davis May 15, 2006

Wonderful blue Rakesh! #2769307

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 15, 2006

Thank you so much friends for your so encouraging words and big support! #2769308

Patty Razonable May 15, 2006

Very well done on the effects, Rakesh!! #2769447

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 15, 2006

Gorgeous rich colors and perfect lighting, Rakesh!!! #2769470

Mata Patan May 16, 2006

Magnificent shot!!!!!! #2769696

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic May 16, 2006

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL image, Rakesh!! WOW!! :o) #2769818

KV Day May 16, 2006

Wonderful still life in any tones, great shot #2770331

Mary Timman May 16, 2006

Oh my, you did it again. This is absolutely gorgeous! Love how you changed the colors. It's beautiful! #2771385

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 16, 2006

Thank you Patty, Jim, Mata, Carolyn, Vicki and Mary for your wonderful work! #2771522

May 16, 2006

Such a beautiful rich blue!!! I love your still lifes, Rakesh, and this one is gorgeous! Mary :-) #2771991

Mary N C. Taitt May 16, 2006

Oops, that was me, signed in on keith's account. Sorry. mary :-)

(Keth's modem is down and he's on my computer.) #2772017

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 16, 2006

Thank you Keith!

Thank you Mary!

The two in one! #2772401

John Connolly May 16, 2006

This is an outstanding image, Rakesh! Your work in PS is exceptional in this presentation. #2772824

Hector Contreras May 16, 2006

Another amazing still life, Rakesh.
Heco #2773652

Antonius S. Thambrin May 17, 2006

what an amazing idea.. ^_^ really nice color too.. ^_^ #2774254

Armando -. Arturo May 17, 2006

absolutely brilliant,love the color you chose, love the comp. #2776797

Mary L. Graham May 17, 2006

Beautiful still life Rakesh!! =) #2777035

Jill Odice level-classic May 17, 2006

I just simply love this image Rakesh! My favorite color of blue works perfectly with the color of the pear!Stunning and probably a winner! #2778758

Sergio La Spina May 18, 2006

Wowwww fantastic contrast of colors and fantastic composition the your photo is very perfect Rakesh !!! #2781525

Keith L. Clayton May 19, 2006

This is so beautiful - You certainly have developed your own distinctive style of work. #2786735

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 19, 2006

Thank you so much all for your beautiful words! #2787318

Vicki Hunt May 21, 2006

This needs to be in a gallery! Very wonderful work! #2791718

ALLEN O. HOWARD May 22, 2006

Wonderful Rakesh! You are a master of composition and colors. #2801798

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 22, 2006

Thank you Vicki and Allen!! #2802429

Stefan G May 25, 2006

Your still life images are amazing, Rakesh! Unique and wisely composed! #2816315

June 20, 2006

Congratulations, Rakesh!! This is outstanding!! #2923457

Brian Lobdell level-classic June 21, 2006

Stunning composition Rakesh! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist. I just love the color saturation and lighting here... a winner I think! #2923545

Ross Throndson June 21, 2006

Congratulations, Rakesh, on this Very Beautiful Image!! :^) #2923871

Mata Patan June 21, 2006

Congratulations!!! #2923933

Paul Sikora June 21, 2006

Congratulations Rakesh #2924097

Bill Wyatt June 21, 2006

Congratulations Rakesh! #2924375

Tressie Davis June 21, 2006

Congrats again! Wow! #2924669

Jenny Bosmans June 21, 2006

Congratulations again, Rakesh!! Another beautiful finalist, my friend!! :) #2924885

Ray Thoms June 21, 2006

Congratulations Rakesh....well done! #2925301

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 21, 2006

Rakesh, congratulations on this great Finalist!! #2925753

Deb Holmes-Hatfield June 21, 2006

This is beautiful, Rakesh, another big congrats to you! #2926372

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe June 21, 2006

Congratulations on another great finalist, Rakesh! #2926433

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, good luck in the next round Rakesh!!! #2927222

Hendrik Storme June 21, 2006

Congratulations on all your finalists!!! #2927558

Tamera S. Phillips June 21, 2006

Congratulations once again Rakesh. #2927691

Glenn E. Urquhart June 21, 2006

Congrats, Rakesh!!! Well deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #2928088

Kaye Burazin June 21, 2006

Bravo my friend! #2928206

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 21, 2006

Wonderful congratulations again, Rakesh! #2928884

Noel Baebler June 21, 2006

Huzzah, Rakesh! Way, way beautiful!!! #2929086

Dr Silly level-classic June 21, 2006

Congrats on your finalist, Rakesh. :O)

Sylvia Rossler June 21, 2006

Another beautiful finalist Rakesh ! My favourite of yours so far ! Big congrats :o) #2929190

Anne D. Eigen June 21, 2006

Such a beauty, Rakesh! Big congratulations on this outstanding finalist! #2929477

Pamela Shane June 21, 2006

Rakesh, congratulations on this stunning still life being chosen as a finalist!! :) #2929650

Ken Smith level-classic June 21, 2006

Congrats on your many finalists!! #2930340

Laura Clay-Ballard June 21, 2006

congrats! #2930707

Ronald F. Fischer June 21, 2006

Rakesh, congratulations on your awesome finalists!! #2930911

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 21, 2006

Wonderful...congrats! #2931034

Rudra Mandal June 21, 2006

Rakeshji, congratulations on your all outstanding finalists!!

Best regards and best of luck to The Most Popular member of Betterphoto :o)

Renee Doyle level-classic June 21, 2006

Wonderful work - again many congratulations Rakesh!!!

Lorraine A. Cook June 21, 2006

The blue and yellow works! Congrats, Rakesh!<:)) #2931653

Jill M. Flusemann June 22, 2006

Congratulations again! Your work is so deserving of awards! #2932937

Rakesh Syal level-classic June 22, 2006

Thank you so much all for your kind support, friends! #2933724

Ermanno Radice June 22, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, good luck in the next round Rakesh!!! #2935420

Kenneth Mucke June 22, 2006

I knew this was a winner for sure #2936216

Corinne M. Thompson June 22, 2006

Wonderful image Rakesh...Congrats on your Finalist! #2937239

Tarun Bose June 23, 2006

Congrats for being a finalist. Isko to winner hona chahia tha. Bahoot hi khbsoorat photo hai. Khush raho. Tarunda. #2941229

Tarun Bose June 23, 2006

Congrats for being a finalist. Isko to winner hona chahia tha. Bahoot hi khbsoorat photo hai. Khush raho. Tarunda. #2941231

Revonda L. Gentry June 26, 2006

Congratulations Rakesh, so beautiful!! #2954491

Rakesh Syal level-classic June 27, 2006

Thank you Ermanno, Kenneth, Corinne, Tarunda and Revonda for your kind words and big support! #2955240

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I have changed the color of black pottery to blue by changing hues in PSCS.
Placing this in Digital Darkroom.

Uploaded on May 15, 2006

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