PHOTOS: Summer Sparkler Portraits

Over the weekend, we had our first summer BBQ party at BKC Bushwick and celebrated the evening with some spectacular sparkler portraits. Special thanks to Andrew Oberstadt for stepping in with some colorful gels which we used to create these vibrant effects with our camera set to bulb mode.  Andrew also fashioned a really handy sparkler holder out of wire so we could easily paint around our subjects.  The result: SPARKLER SUCCESS! (and no one got burned, thankfully!)

Below, some images captured that evening by Andrew Oberstadt, Justin Lin and Shavon Meyers. 

Thank you to all for coming out and contributing to this epic evening of photo magic!  

 Photo by Andrew Oberstadt 

Photo by Andrew Oberstadt 

 Photo by Andrew Oberstadt

Photo by Andrew Oberstadt

 Photo by Andrew Oberstadt

Photo by Andrew Oberstadt

 Photo by Andrew Oberstadt

Photo by Andrew Oberstadt

Photo by Justin Lin

Photo by Justin Lin

Photo by Andrew Oberstadt

Photo by Shavon Meyers

Photo by Shavon Meyers

Photo by Shavon Meyers

 Photo by Shavon Meyers

Photo by Shavon Meyers

Carefully painting sparkle fire around our very patient subject Iris Ebert!