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Fireflies in Brevard, North Carolina by Spencer Black-National News/Zuma Press

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FIREFLIES IN FLIGHT: This photo shows trails left by fireflies as they flittered around the woods at night. Spencer Black of Asheville, N., took the photo using the time-exposure technique. (Spencer Black/National News Pictures/Zuma Press)

таинственный лес Нагоя, Япония

For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around Nagoya City, Japan.

Catching Fireflies on Camera: A photographer immerses himself in one of nature's most dazzling light shows.

Long Exposure Photos of Gold Fireflies in Japan. two great things here: fireflies and long exposure photography

TENNESSEE: For two weeks every summer, a special species of fireflies gathers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park for mating season. The fireflies blink in unison.  Source: National Parks Traveler (Photo by Floris Van Breugel via Getty Images)  via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: https://www.aol.com/article/lifestyle/2017/06/14/the-most-breathtaking-natural-wonder-in-every-state/22140332/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#fullscreen

Take a gander at the most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

Searching For Love, By Spencer Black. Photo Location: Brevard, North Carolina. A long-exposure photograph shows the light trails created by Blue Ghost fireflies as they hover between the trees in Brevard, North Carolina.

"Blue Ghost Fireflies in Brevard, North Carolina. Blue Ghost fireflies are unique because they stay lit and only hover about a foot off the ground." Photo & caption by Spencer Black, National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

Fireflies turn dusk to disco in dazzling time-lapse video #nature #fireflies #video

Fireflies turn dusk to disco in dazzling time-lapse video

It may not be lightning in a bottle, but it's the next best thing: ethereal time-lapse video of fireflies, aka lightning bugs. I consider fireflies magic on earth.

Long exposure photographs of fireflies by Tsuneaki Hiramatsu

Japanese hobby photographer Tsuneaki Hiramatsu used time-lapse photography techniques to take numerous continuous long-exposure shots of fireflies at night in southern Okayama, and merged these shots afterwards in Photoshop.

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Searching for Love by Spencer Black. Long exposure of the annual Blue Ghost firefly show that takes place near Brevard, North Carolina. The Blue Ghost firefly is unique because it stays lit and only hovers about a foot off the ground.

Beautiful. Simply beautiful.

Firefly, Detroit, Michigan The only thing I miss about living in the South - the beautiful sight of fireflies (They were wiped out in Urban areas in the by the mosquito abatement DDT applications - we had to drive out of town to see them)

Les lucioles de Tsuneaki Hiramatsu

Les lucioles de Tsuneaki Hiramatsu.

"Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies #1" Great Smoky Mountains | Judd Patterson | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park - for about two weeks in June, fireflies descend on Elkmont Campground and put on a synchronized light show. When we lived in Gatlinburg, seeing the fireflies was one of my favorite things to do.