Long exposures create amazing effects at night by Dmitrij Dimek

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Pictured:  Stambridge Mill, Rochford, Essex<br />
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Amazing photos show sparks illuminating British landmarks as they fly from what appears to be a disc of colourful light.  This unique effect is the result of long-exposure night-time shots of a whisk stuffed with steel wool, which is set alight and spun at the end of a metal chain.<br />
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Amateur photographer Dmitrij Dimek is passionate about what he calls 'light paintings', and took these photos at castles, beaches and other settings around Essex and London.  The 38 year old, who grew up in Poland but now lives in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, said: "When I first found out about light painting with steel wool, I thought it was an outstanding way to connect with photography.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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