Tsuneaki Hiramatsu's photos of fireflies and their light trails are nothing short of magical. The photos, taken in various places around Maniwa and Okayama Prefecture in Japan, are a series of slow shutter and multi-exposure composites that show fireflies as they mate after thunderstorms during the June to July rainy season. Light painting in photography is nothing new, in fact, it's a trend we post on often, but the fact that these "light paintings" are all natural make them all that much more beautiful. Neither the lights nor the strokes are man-made, rather, both are a part of nature and Hiramatsu was only there to capture these magnificent scenes.


Tsuneaki Hiramatsu's website
via [The Coolist]

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Tags: Magical Firefly Trails, Tsuneaki Hiramatsu, foto, photography

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Comment by sAm on January 10, 2012 at 4:52pm

Insanely cool.

Comment by Betsey Locke on January 7, 2012 at 7:58pm

Wow! Truly magical...

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