Photo of the Day

a person creating sparks during a long exposure
August 25, 2012

Circle of Sparks

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

Used burning steel wool combined with a moon-filled night to create this amazing effect over a long exposure

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? The effect of the circle of sparks is nicely done here and makes for a fun picture. I especially like the figure in the center, making it all happen. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Alex Coppel, My Shot
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