Using a slow shutter speed, photographer and physicist Kristian Cvecek captures incredible firefly trails like you've never seen. The fireflies appear like ghosts weaving their way through an enchanted forest. Though the fireflies' lights are created by a chemical reaction called bioluminescence, by taking these long exposure photos of them, they appear otherworldly, don't they?

Cvecek patiently waits between nine and ten o'clock at night to get his shots. They're taken in a forest in Germany, near his home in Eriangan, near Nuremburg. Just beautiful.

via Daily Mail

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Comment by IanJ on September 14, 2010 at 2:42pm
We have loads of those little guys around where I live. I can't believe I never thought to do this before. To bad their seasons already over... : (
Comment by sAm on September 7, 2010 at 10:25am
Comment by H R Ingram III on September 6, 2010 at 8:10am
Cool to th' Max!
Comment by Pankaj Gupta on September 5, 2010 at 6:45pm
Very creative... Specially the last pic! Loved it!
Comment by Amy Wong on September 5, 2010 at 5:54pm
Comment by Stephen M. Barrett on September 5, 2010 at 5:25pm
Amazing photography.

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