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)
"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
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.
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.
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)
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.