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#beetles
#fireflies
#bugs
#Japan

March 2, 2021

Grace Ebert

All illustrations or photos © Daniel Kordan, shared with authorization

An enchanting collection by Russian photographer Daniel Kordan (beforehand) frames a sea of flickering fireflies as they populate a dense bamboo forest. Captured in pockets and trails of mild, the insects radiate across the thick vegetation on Japan’s Kyushu Island, which Kordan frequented again in 2019 throughout their mating season.

The beetles look for for companions from about Might to July, with the males to start with generating the flashes of light-weight and the girls generating responses. Normally swarmed collectively, the exchanges have a twinkling effect that emits a continual gentle glow across the space. “Fireflies are really sensitive. They need to have cleanse water close by, heat humid air (but not rain), and no lights,” Kordan says. “Not a solitary photo can present how attractive it is—shimmering and blinking forest comprehensive of very little stars.”

Kordan shares technological details about his gear and timing for the magical shoot on Instagram, and if you are interested in incorporating the radiant photographs to your collection, select up a print in his shop. (through designboom)

 

#beetles
#fireflies
#insects
#Japan

 

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