As part of this year’s recently wrapped National Geographic Photo Contest, photographer Sungjin Kim entered this fantastic light painting portrait. Like we’ve seen a few times before, a piece of steel wool was spun to produce a brilliant cascade of sparks. Love how this was taken right in the middle of a busy metropolitan city and how the light painting effect is intensified by the reflection in the water.
“Playing with fire beside the canal in the modern city. Songdo, South Korea”
Photo and caption by Sungjin Kim/National Geographic Photo Contest