Photo of the Day

Fireflies in a field at night
August 12, 2010

Fireflies

This Month in Photo of the Day: Photos From the 2009 International Photo Contest "I was spending the Fourth of July back in Nebraska, in the farmhouse where I grew up, and there were more fireflies that summer than I'd ever seen. I went out to the dirt road behind the house and shot this using a long exposure, just after sunset."—Rachel Blaser See more photos, see winners' galleries, download wallpaper, and solve puzzles from the 2009 International Photo Contest. Find out how to enter the 2010 National Geographic Photo Contest »
Photograph by Rachel Blaser

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