© Rakesh Syal


Uploaded: October 20, 2006 03:42:28


A basket for Deepawali gifts. Tomorrow is "The Festival"


Nadine A. Lewis October 20, 2006

Good morning, Rakesh! This image is stunning! Love the colors, lines, and textures! <>< #543034

Paul G Slate October 20, 2006

very good composition! #3475587

Julie Robinson October 20, 2006

Fantastic image Rakesh! #3475608

Paul Michko October 20, 2006

Beautiful design and texture composition, Rakesh. Enjoy your festival!!! #3475611

Colette M. Metcalf October 20, 2006

Great designs and colors, Rakesh!!! #3475624

Robert R. Goodman October 20, 2006

Beautiful image Rakesh,wonderful design!!!!!!!! #3475663

Ross Throndson October 20, 2006

Great Image, Rakesh.....Wonderful Design, Color & Lighting!! :^) #3475692

Revonda L. Gentry October 20, 2006

Wow!! Incredible detail, colors and composition, Rakesh!! A winner in my opinion!! #3475704

Melissa A. Mannon October 20, 2006

pretty irridescent color! #3475738

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 20, 2006

Excellent Rakesh; very well seen and captured! Jeff #3475756

Michael Khoury October 20, 2006

Excellent composition Rakesh; reminds me of a Revlon color ring for lipstick :)...
m #3475766

Helen N. McHugh October 20, 2006

Lovely textures & soft colours, Rakesh! Lovely composition! #3475806

Bill Wyatt October 20, 2006

This is gorgeous I love the diffrent hues and textures!! #3475858

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 20, 2006

Lovely colors and texture! #3475863

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 20, 2006

Beautiful colors....great detail! #3475922

Tarun Bose October 20, 2006

Excellent hues and colours. Great texture. Brilliant shot. A winner. Great work Ricky. Happy Diwali. #3475947

Jenny Bosmans October 20, 2006

Wonderful image and beautiful full frame, Rakesh! :) #3475962

Michelle R. Kovach October 20, 2006

Wonderful details & great effects! #3476053

Joy Rector October 20, 2006

love the textures #3476192

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic October 20, 2006

Terrific textures and hues Rakesh!!! #3476511

Cyn Valentine October 20, 2006

WOnderful colors and comp Rakesh..very beautiful!! #3476525

Melissa G. Meiselman October 20, 2006

Your irridescent colors are magnificent, textures, awesome and really sharp...all making for an outstanding composition, Rakesh!!! #3476583

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 20, 2006

Nice capture. Love the colors and details. #3476726

Sam Britt October 20, 2006

Great design, color & detail. #3476756

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 20, 2006

Terrific textures and I like the quadrant colors! #3476808

Karen Engelbreth October 20, 2006

Good eye - wonderful image, Rakesh! #3476931

Bridgette B October 20, 2006

Gorgeous colors and textures!! #3476964

Manuel Barrera October 20, 2006

Wow, great hues and textures, Rakesh #3477031

Ronald F. Fischer October 20, 2006

Wonderful capture, Rakesh! #3477112

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 20, 2006

Fantastic colors and light, Rakesh! #3477115

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 20, 2006

Thank you so much friends!!

Wish you all a very Happy Diwali! #3477269

Carla Metzler October 20, 2006

Beautiful design, texture and composition, Rakesh! #3477351

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic October 20, 2006

WOW. Fantastic image. The design, colors and details are amazing. I wish you a happy festival (I just learned about it to night) - a wonderful celebration. #3477532

Stan Kwasniowski October 20, 2006

Rakesh, what a wonderful design & image you captured #3477545

Inge S. Lasmana October 20, 2006

Very beautiful color and lighting, Rakesh! love it! #3477751

Paula Dwyer October 20, 2006

Super colors, textures and pattern!!
Excellent capture!! :)

Karen Slagle October 20, 2006

This is so cool, Rakesh. The composition, colors and clarity are wonderful. Hope you enjoy the festival also..... #3477936

Lisa D. Greer October 20, 2006

Very cool! :) #3477959

Hendrik Storme October 20, 2006

Great work and capture! Very well done Rakesh!!! #3478073

Paul E. Earl October 20, 2006

Gorgeous image, Rakesh! #3478115

Anita Hogue October 20, 2006

Awesome shot, Rakesh! #3478148

Steve Mescha October 20, 2006

Once again you've taken something quite ordinary and turned it into a piece of art. Top quality photograph, and now I must see what Mr. Google can tell me about Diwali :-) #3478166

Karim Abiali October 20, 2006

Wonderful Rakesh. #3478171

Johnny Santoso October 20, 2006

Great quadrantal color and crispy sharp..
great work Rakesh..!


Su Sana E. P level-classic October 20, 2006

Beautiful colors and pattern in this wonderful image, Rakesh!! Happy Diwali to you and yours. #3478341

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 20, 2006

This is outstanding Rakesh!, I love all those colors!,
Amalia #3478431

Tamera S. Phillips October 20, 2006

Just beautiful Rakesh. I love the colors and detail. Well seen and shot. #3478680

William C. Raco level-classic October 20, 2006

Wow, just amazing detail, color, texture and depth
Outstanding photo, Rakesh

Bill #3478879

Pamela Shane October 20, 2006

Love the pattern, & lines in this super
image Rakesh, as well as the colors.
:) #3479230

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 20, 2006

Thank you so much all, my friends! #3479316

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 20, 2006

Beautiful!!!!! #3479341

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 20, 2006

Terrific image and a great basket, Rakesh! #3479371

Lynne Morris level-classic October 21, 2006

Wow Rakesh this is beautiful, wonderful colours and details and fantastic lighting, well captured! #3479510

Cathy M. Gromball October 21, 2006

Wonderful design, lighting, colors and textures in this photo, Rakesh!

Cathy :) #3481258

Pat Gamwell October 21, 2006

Only YOU could take a simple basket and turn it into a gorgeous art piece! SUPERB! #3483102

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 21, 2006

Thank you so much friends for your kind words! #3483195

Lorraine A. Cook October 22, 2006

Beautiful hues! Happy Deepawali, Rakesh!<:)) #3484447

Judyann Plante October 22, 2006

Wow, Rakesh! Fantastic lighting, detauil and color.

Judyann ><> #3485284

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 22, 2006

Beautiful colors and details Rakesh!! Very well done!! <>< #3486166

Dr. Harmeet Singh October 22, 2006

Great shot sir. #3487027

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe October 23, 2006

Beautiful colours in this lovely image Rakesh! #3487620

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 23, 2006

Thank you so much friends for your beautiful words!


Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 24, 2006

Wonderful full frame capture so full of color, patterns and design, Rakesh. #3493254

Carolyn J. Connolly October 24, 2006

LOVELY image, Rakesh!! The colours are FABULOUS, and the textures, pattern, AND detail in the basket are EXCEPTIONAL!! Happy Diwali to you!! :o) #3493448

John Connolly October 29, 2006

How ever did I miss this one Rakesh? At first glance, the thumbnail looked like a flexify image! Great work and lighting, as usual! #3519264

Susie Peek-Swint November 23, 2006

Wonderful abstract Rakesh ~ many congrats on your finalist! #3620036

Sylvia Rossler November 23, 2006

Big congrats on your finalist Rakesh :o) #3620095

Paul E. Earl November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this superb finalist. Good luck in the next round! #3620328

Hendrik Storme November 23, 2006

Congrats! Great work Rakesh!!! #3620332

Manuel Barrera November 23, 2006

Congratulations, Rakesh #3620379

Bill Wyatt November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Rakesh! #3620568

Kaye Burazin November 23, 2006

Superb Rakesh. A big congrats! #3620603

Revonda L. Gentry November 23, 2006

I was right:) Congratulations, Rakesh!! #3620750

Carla Metzler November 23, 2006

Congratulations, Rakesh! #3620855

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations, again, Rakesh on this fantastic finalist! #3621103

Hector Contreras November 23, 2006

Congratulation on all your beautiful finalists
Heco #3621479

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3621691

Tarun Bose November 23, 2006

Congrats Ricky for your deserving finalist. #3621864

Ray Thoms November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist Rakesh!!! #3621872

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Rakesh!
-Debby #3621877

eileen bedford November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, well deserved Rakesh... #3622101

Sam Britt November 23, 2006

Congratulations Rakesh! #3622267

Graeme yew Chow November 23, 2006

Impressive finalist, Congratulation Rakesh and good luck next round #3622311

Kenneth Mucke November 23, 2006

Congrats on this super finalis Rakesh and good luck #3622322

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your awesome finalist! #3622664

Nadya Johnson November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your striking finalist,Rakesh! #3622870

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist photos, Rakesh!!! ^.^ :-) Kitty #3623036

Tamera S. Phillips November 23, 2006

Congratulation on this well deserved finalist. #3623211

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Rakesh!!!! #3623350

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Rakesh! #3623441

Colette M. Metcalf November 24, 2006

Congratulations!!! #3624125

Su Sana E. P level-classic November 24, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Rakesh!! #3624148

Mary L. Graham November 24, 2006

Congratulations Rakesh!! Beautiful work I missed this one!! =) #3625025

Kristi A. Howson November 24, 2006

Congratualtions on this awesome finalist and best of luck in the next round Rakesh! Love these patterns and colors. #3625558

Gail Vitikacs level-classic November 24, 2006

How exciting!!! BIG congratulations! #3625683

Marsha S. Smith November 24, 2006

Congratulations, Rakesh! Gorgeous detail and wonderful colors. #3625777

Rakesh Syal level-classic November 24, 2006

Thank you all my frinds for your big support! #3626206

Tammy Scott level-classic November 24, 2006

Wonderful and creative image - congratulations #3626224

Stephen Zacker November 24, 2006

Super texture and colors. Congratulations #3626626

Donna W. Neal November 24, 2006

Love the color tones and detail on this wonderful finalist, Congratulations Rakesh #3626689

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 24, 2006

Congratulations on your great finalist win!!! Great textures and colors Rakesh! #3627555

Pat Gamwell November 24, 2006

Bravo! Wonderful finalist! #3627926

Husain Akhtar November 25, 2006

So sorry for the delay in congratulating you personally – I struggled to find October finalists – thanks to Trula that now I have the link! Wake up BF!!
However, big congratulations on the wins and best wishes for the next round, my dearest friend!

Johnny Santoso November 25, 2006

Big Congratulations on this beautiful well deserved deserved finalist..

rgds, #3628176

Kathy Reeves November 25, 2006

Fantastic finalist Rakesh! Congratuations!! #3628433

RC Fritz November 25, 2006

Great image! Fantastic finalist Rakesh! #3628539

Laura Clay-Ballard November 25, 2006

Awesome! congratulations! #3628715

Ken Smith level-classic November 25, 2006

Rakesh, beautiful picture and congrats to you! #3629156

Cliff & Patti Smith November 25, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Rakesh! Best of luck in the next round!
Patti #3629334

Alan L. Borror November 25, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Rakesh! #3629421

Paula Dwyer November 25, 2006

Congrats on your excellent finalist Rakesh!! :) #3629669

Nadine A. Lewis November 25, 2006

Congratulations on your much deserved finalists, Rakesh!!! <>< #3630274

Alice Lero November 25, 2006

Rakesh...your photo's are always so beautiful! Congratulations! :) #3630416

Sherry S. Boles November 25, 2006

Beautiful colors...Congrats, Rakesh! #3631112

Lavone Vannoy November 26, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! :) #3632134

Melissa A. Mannon November 26, 2006

congratulations Rakesh! #3632212

Pamela Shane November 26, 2006

Rakesh congratulations on this unique
finalist! :) #3633251

Jill Odice level-classic November 26, 2006

Beautiful image my friend! Congrats Rakesh! #3633725

Jessica Jenney November 26, 2006

Congratulations on this stunning image, Rakesh! #3633937

Anne D. Eigen November 26, 2006

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Rakesh! Beautiful hues and tones, as always! Best wishes with this! #3635236

Rakesh Syal level-classic November 26, 2006

Thank you so mucg for your good wishes and big support!! #3635517

Renee Doyle November 26, 2006

Beautiful Rakesh!
Huge congratulations!!

Cheryl E. Molennor November 27, 2006

Congratulations Rakesh #3637922

Barbara Helgason November 27, 2006

Congratulations Rakesh! #3638329

Cathy M. Gromball November 29, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Rakesh!

Cathy :) #3647721

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 30, 2006

Congrats Rakesh. #3651272

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 30, 2006

Congrats Rakesh. #3651273

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