Each summer but only for limited periods of time, the magical bugs have the power to turn the forests in Japan into beautiful and hypnotic places thanks to the ephemeral light they radiate. By doing so, the fireflies try to attract a mate but they also attract… photographers. The professionals try to capture this pure beauty into their photographs.
The fireflies are usually quite difficult to find as they stay away from other forms of light, which means that the photographer should be really skillful to capture their performance. The fireflies flash is brief and thus the photographers usually use the so called long exposure shots to seize the moment. Look at the photos below and see for yourself.