Born and brought up in Ludhiana, Punjab, Rakesh Syal, 60 decided to settle there in Printing business. During college days he practiced painting which nourished his aesthetic sensibilities.
He intruded in to photography in 1979 and was deeply fascinated by the new medium of expression. He pursued it with passion and frantically participated in photo competitions and exhibitions all over the country and abroad.
Recognitions so far:

  • Some 1500 acceptances & more than 300 awards in National & International photograpic competitions.
  • ASSOCIATESHIP award of India International Photograpic Council,1993.
  • AIFACS award (All India Fine Art & Craft Society, New Delhi),1994.
  • ARTIST of Federation Internationale del Art Photographique (AFIAP), Barcilona, SPAIN, 1994.
  • From year 1991 to 1998, Federation of Indian Photography & India International Photographic Council, placed him at Number One Position in Top ten Exhibitor in IIPC’s & FIP’s Whos’s Who.
  • The Platinum Exhibitor Award by IIPC 1998.
  • FELLOW of India International Photographic Council, New Delhi 2007.
  • Faculty IIPC & FIP Workshops and Conferences.
  • Adjudged many National & International Compitions.
  • For more pictures by him : http://photo.net/photos/syalphotography
    & http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/gallery.asp?...
    Contact:
    Rakesh Syal FIIPC, AFIAP
    Syal Photography
    85-H, BRS Nagar, Ludhiana 141 001.
    Punjab(INDIA). Cell: 98144 50121.
    e mail: syalphotography@yahoo.com

My Website

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!MY WORK HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR SoJie 4!


THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL
by Rakesh Syal

Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition…

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Join me at Rakesh Syal’s Solo Exhibition…


Photography Category – 1st Place
SoJie 2, April 2010

#MY WORK HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR SoJie 2!


THE HANDS OF ALCHEMIST
by RakeshSyal

Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition…

I am very excited to have been selected out of 25,000 works of art to display my work in SoJie 2. SoJie 2 takes its name from the Solo Exhibition group’s Juried Invitational Exhibition. This month is only the 2nd one, ever, and 58 other artists, besides myself, are represented.

Non members ARE welcome to view all of the work nominated. So I hope that you will click the show banner, above, and follow the link to view my fellow exhibitors. The works are shown “gallery size” and are beautiful, seen together.

If you do not belong to the group, Solo Exhibition, unfortunately you cannot participate with comments. But you CAN join in by commenting in my journal.

This journal is also part of a WEB RING, click on the WEB RING, below, to follow all of the nominated artists and add your support!! More artists will be adding themselves to the ring, as the week progresses.

Winners of the invitational will be announced on the 28th and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded in three categories: digital art, photography, and traditional art.

I will favorite this journal on the 28th to remind you all to check back to view the winners. Thank you to Solo Exhibition and the nominator for selecting my work!!!!

Some of my highly awarded works
THE BLUSHING BRIDE


Photography Category
1st Place – Juried Invitational
of Solo Exhibition, March 2010



  • Age: 64
  • Joined: June 2009

Journal

My Artwork 'SHADOWS & REFLECTIONS' has won the Challenge "Window Blinds" by Moods & Ambi[e]nce Group today the 3rd July, 2010.

SHADOWS & REFLECTIONS / See the Link / Thank you GOD and my RB friends for your kind blessings and support / Warm regards, / love from INDIA / Rakesh
Posted about 4 years – 8 comments

*MY WORK HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR SoJie 4!*

MY WORK HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR SoJie 4! / THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL / by Rakesh Syal / Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition… / I am very excited to have my art selected, from over 35,000 works of art, to exhibit in SoJie 4. SoJie 4 takes its name from the Solo Exhibition group’s Juried Invitational Exhibition. This month is only the 4th one, ever, and 55 other artists, besides …
Posted over 4 years – 44 comments

My SOLO EXHIBITION from Monday 21st June to 27th June 2010. All are invited.

<br /><a href="http://www.redbubble.com/groups/solo-exhibition/forums/10503/topics/137947"><img src="http://bigeuniverse.com/images/RB/Solo/2010/06/Rakesh-Syal/SOLO-Rakesh-Syal_600w.jpg" width="600" height="402" style="border:none;" /></a> / <br /> / <br /><strong><a href="http://www.redbubble.com/groups/solo-exhibition/forums/10503/topics/137947">J…
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My Artwork "THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL" has won the Challenge 'HORNS' by No More Color Group, on 13th June,2010.

THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL / Thank you GOD and my RB friends for your kind blessings and support / Warm regards, / love from INDIA / Rakesh
Posted over 4 years – 10 comments