Phenomenal Fireflies - Alex Wild Photography
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Two species of fireflies active around sunset in an Illinois forest, one just above the forest floor (Pyractomena, the spots) and the other (Photinus) tracing lines a few feet above them. This photograph is a composite of many long exposures taken over a 23-minute interval.

Homer Lake, Illinois, USA

Two species of fireflies active around sunset in an Illinois forest, one just above the forest floor (Pyractomena, the spots) and the other (Photinus) tracing lines a few feet above them. This photograph is a composite of many long exposures taken over a 23-minute interval. Homer Lake, Illinois, USA

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