Carnival of Fireflies

Location of photo
Lake Natron, Arusha, Tanzania
Date/Time of photo
Feb. 24, 2015
Canon EOS 6D, Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Lens
The Night of Lake Natron belongs to the stars. Without any artificial light disturbing the pure sky, one can easily see the Southern Milky Way, as well as sparkling starlights scattered in it, such as the most distinctive constellation Southern Cross and our nearest stellar neighbours Alpha Centauri. The Night of Lake Natron belongs to the firefly too. These glowing elves were flying up and down among the lush grass on both sides of a ravine stream, like a flowing "Firefly Way", as if to contest with the Milky Way. On the quiet starry night, the fireflies held a grand carnival.
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