Natural phenomena have been a source of wonder and inspiration for artists since the beginning of time. Whether photographing fireflies or glowworms in real-life or creating work inspired by their effervescent glow, our contributors don’t disappoint in capturing the surreal, exciting and beautiful, dreamlike world!

There are many different types of fireflies to be found in different parts of the world from North and South America, to Europe and Asia. Early morning walks in woodlands offers the best opportunity to immortalize the life of fireflies. With a good mastery of light, tripod and long exposures, you can get these kind of amazing photos.

There might be stunning natural spectacles playing in your garden or near your home so it is worth the effort to seek them out. Sometimes you need a picture to prove the magic you’ve seen!

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magical lights sparkling in mysterious forest at night

Italy, Tuscany, View of fireflies in meadow at night

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fireflies flying around in the forest at night

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