The sparkling lights on the real snowflake decoration are stunning and beautiful. Yet, it seems to be impossible to capture the effect with a video.
After some experiments, I created a new video with a simple effect applied. It does not resemble the tiny, spiky and beautiful corona around the lights you see with your eyes, but it gives a better impression of the sparkling you will experience.
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