How did you capture the photo?
I used a Sony A7iii Camera Body with a Sigma 24mm 1.4 lens attached. The exact settings I used were f5 (aperture), 1/640 (shutter speed), and ISO 250.
I edited the image using the Adobe Lightroom Classic Suite.
While editing in post production, I used an S-curve on the tone curve chart. I also changed the hues of the yellows to oranges as I personally dislike yellows and greens in my images, and adjusted the split toning to emphasize the highlight and shadow colors from the sun.
I was trying to think of a creative concept for using the Zoom Ball, and thought using a sparkler magnified through the ball would be a fun idea. Sparklers remind me of being a child at firework parks which are usually located in fields and country spaces. So I went to a forest with lovely lines of trees to create the background. Then self-timed the shot with the sparkler, Zoom Ball and my hand in the foreground.
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