These beautiful long exposure photographs of gold fireflies were shot in various locations around Maniwa and Okayama Prefecture in Japan between 2008-2011. The pictures were taken after thunderstorms during the June to July rainy season, when they come together to mate.
Nature's fireworks: Thousands of tourists flock to Tennessee as dazzling fireflies light up the night sky
Great Smokey Mountains: Synchronous Fireflies (Photinus Carolinus) -Light show two weeks in June: Exist only in southeast Asia and small pockets of the Smokies- (DONE) Seen here at our home: I call them Twinkleflies
Raja Ampat Islands: Raja Ampat Islands are located off the north-west tip of Bird's Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia's West Papua province, According to Conservation International, marine surveys suggest that the marine life diversity in the Raja Ampat area is the highest recorded on Earth.