After nightfall, the last open field before the wood lot is almost always filled with the green blinking lights of fireflies, otherwise known as lightning bugs.


It is absolutely incredible to watch in silence.

Steve M, sharon and 14 more people faved this
  • Steve M 5y

    Wow -- this is really cool.
  • John Cavacas 5y

    This is just awesome Matt :)
  • Matt MacGillivray 5y

    thx JC, thx Steve. It's something else to be there.
  • john dunstan 5y

    i wish i was there for this! terrific picture
  • Lisa Sall 4y

    We just witnessed firefly's like this here in South Dakota. I was unable to capture it with my camera, and wanted to share with my blogging friends the experience. So happy to find your wonderful picture and hope you don't mind if I use it to describe the wonderful experience of watching fireflys on a summer night in South Dakota!
  • Matt MacGillivray 4y

  • Jamie Brock 3y

    Your photo here is stunning.. I wanted to let you know I featured your photo in a firefly article that I just finished. You can see it here:

    Thank you :)
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Taken on June 5, 2010
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