We start this week's gallery of readers' pictures on the theme of sparkle with a picture by Jake Wild, who photographed The Verve playing at Manchester Central.
Andrea: "I like the way the sun lights up the cloud and makes the snow in the foreground sparkle."
Adam Lewis: "With the theme of sparkle, it had to be a 'sparkler'. After five attempts I figured out what camera settings to use and after 15 attempts I had mastered the art of writing Sparkle backwards."
Dave Hunt: "This image was created in my garden using a sparkler and a long exposure."
Drew Finnis: "These people were chanting ‘Washoi’ (let go) at the top of their lungs in order to gain strength and fertility for the coming year at a fire festival in a village in Japan."
Raj Mannick: "A glorious firework display in Lindfield, West Sussex."
James Guppy: "The smooth tarmac really ignites into reflection after a rain shower."
Jozef Hasaralejko: "I took this picture while the kids were playing with sparklers."
Michelle Klomp: "A beached jellyfish waits for a big wave on the sparkly white sand of Fort Walton Beach, Florida."
Marion Vasquez: "I took this shot of two sisters in a bejewelled embrace at a friend's wedding."
Roger Price: "A sparkling summer evening in Park Spoor Noord, Antwerp, Belgium."
Anuj Nagpal photographed a fireworks display to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night in Horley, Surrey.
Vicky Gladwin: "I could not resist the sparkle of the metal balls of this sculpture in London."
Emilio Cheong: "The very calm Leazes Park Lake in Newcastle was broken by the swan’s dancing."
Laura Kenny: "I photographed glittering eye shadow sparkling under the light in a makeshift studio in Durham."
Francesc Angles: "I took this photograph at Barcelona’s City Festival where fireworks were being let off in the middle of the night."
Rebekah H: "The sky in Hove, England, sparkles with fireworks during Guy Fawkes Night celebrations."
Glenn Perocho: "In this photograph the boat sails across the sparkling water in Boracay Island in the Philippines."
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