Adding Color To Steel Wool Photos

When I started to spin steel wool nearly 6 years ago, I always wondered if there was a way to add color to the sparks. Magnesium ribbons will give a white/blue effect but I wanted more. For years I tried to figure it out!

I researched different options, but found very little. Then started to re learn some chemistry and finally cracked it! The first attempt I messed up the camera settings, but the color was still visible.

Knowing that it was possible I continued my attempts at some water and was blown away by the results!

Realizing that I had been only trying over the head spinning, I switched it up.

Until this week I had only seen colors added in photoshop, now I can do it in photo! There will be many more of these shots being done and hopefully with new colors!

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