‘Tis The Season For Sparklers | Blogmas Day 3

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Ever since I was little I’ve loved fireworks, they’re like giant explosions of glitter that fill the sky. Every year on New Years & Australia Day there’s huge firework displays and every year since I was little I’ve pretty much gone to all of them. Although fireworks are amazing you can only get so close to them and they only happen a few times a year so the next best option… Sparklers!! They’re like amazing little fireworks you can hold. When I was little I’d run around the garden with a trail of golden sparks following me and to this day if you give me a sparkler you can guarantee I’ll start spinning while watching the trail of sparks follow. Even thought sparklers aren’t strictly a christmas thing there’s something about them that instantly make me think of the festive season so I knew that this would be a perfect post for blogmas. Issy and I had too much fun taking all these photos and I’m so excited to share them with you all.

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I’ve never taken sparkler photos before and I didn’t expect them to turn out well at all but I’m so happy with how they came out. If you get the chance to grab a sparkler and just twirl around for a bit even without taking photos please do, it sounds silly but it was so fun to just not worry, even if it was only for a few minutes.

If you’d like to take some of your own sparkler photos but are unsure how to set up your camera the settings I used were: ISO: 100, Aperture: 7.1, Shutter speed: 15″ (I used this setting for writing my name however this will vary depending on what you are writing/drawing).

As always thank you for reading, I can’t thank you enough for how happy you all make me with the constant love and support. I’ll talk to you tomorrow for blogmas day 4!!

Love Sophie x

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  1. December 16, 2016 / 7:27 am

    Sparklers are so much fun! We always have them on New Years Eve! The photos turned out sooo cool, especially the one with your name on! xx

    • December 16, 2016 / 12:30 pm

      They really are!! Thanks for reading xx

  2. December 17, 2016 / 4:08 am

    These photos are simply gorgeous!! I’ve never been able to take a photo with sparklers with my name as it always disappears haha xxx

    • December 17, 2016 / 4:35 pm

      Oh no, definitely give it another go it took a bit of practice before they started to work and when they did it was so fun!! Thanks for reading lovely xx

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