Africa | A bracelet from the Sao of Chad | 14th century | Bronze | The Sao culture was one of the oldest in West Africa. Their sepulchres have yielded many copper alloy jewels and especially a large variety of bracelets.
Beautiful stuff! This is some of the photos of light trails are more than man-made light painting photographs– these are slow-shutter and multi-exposure composite photos of fireflies floating about in their nightly mating ritual dances. Photographer Tsuneaki Hiramatsu has been taking these photos in the Maniwa and Okayama Prefecture in Japan during the summer rainy season, where the fireflies come out to mate after thunderstorms have passed through the region.