The bugs of Summer

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Photo Info
UploadedJune 17, 2009
TakenJune 16, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure1/50 sec at f/2.8
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length60 mm
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

The red-yellow is the anchor light from the boat the white dots are bugs flying around the light.

In the How these photos were done. photo essay.

Also in the story Why won't my Camera believe me?.

44 responses

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (16 Jun 2009):

    Wonderful. dp

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (16 Jun 2009):

    Great shot, but YUCK!! They are so thick. They resemble sparks around a flame.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Jun 2009):

    This is most unusual...The bugs around the light reminds me of 4th of July with fireworks

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (16 Jun 2009):

    very cool capture!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (16 Jun 2009):

    and I thought this is the fireworks for your wedding!! great capture, Joe.!!!!

  • Jose Antonio González

    Jose Antonio González gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    I thought it was a galaxy! great shot!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    Well photographed Joe!

  • Kim Pascu

    Kim Pascu gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    really cool shot

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    Amazing image..

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    spacy image!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    A fascinating capture.

  • Klaus Girk

    Klaus Girk (Deleted) gave props (17 Jun 2009):

    Stunning capture Joe.

  • Russ Baxter

    Russ Baxter gave props (18 Jun 2009):

    Unique! I like it!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    LOVE IT! They do like fire sparks!

  • popester007

    popester007 gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    well done!! fabulous picture

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (21 Jun 2009):

    Oh wow that is wicked cool!

  • Mike Taing

    Mike Taing gave props (21 Jun 2009):

    pretty brilliant

  • Kevin House

    Kevin House gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    surreal as surreal can be!

  • Brian Lesniak

    Brian Lesniak (Deleted) said (23 Jun 2009):

    pretty neat

  • Antonio Romero

    Antonio Romero gave props (23 Jun 2009):

    Wow, that is a very cool shot

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (24 Jun 2009):

    a cool summer image!

  • Norman Caldwell

    Norman Caldwell (Deleted) gave props (24 Jun 2009):

    its summer alright!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (24 Jun 2009):

    This is perfect for summer!! The mosquitos are eating me alive!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (28 Jun 2009):


  • Maria Cox

    Maria Cox gave props (30 Jun 2009):

    Awesome capture! I kind of looks like they are exploding out from the light!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    Killer compo.

  • Nate Burch

    Nate Burch (Deleted) gave props (3 Jul 2009):

    Nice shot!

  • Melvin Caraan

    Melvin Caraan gave props (4 Jul 2009):


  • Eva Hoffman

    Eva Hoffman gave props (4 Jul 2009):


  • Bermi Shutter

    Bermi Shutter gave props (5 Jul 2009):

    Great shot!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (6 Jul 2009):

    Bugs at the Ugly Bug Ball, dancing with an old Flame!
    Fantastic Joe!

  • Kel Casey

    Kel Casey gave props (6 Jul 2009):

    Oh, great idea! Nice shot, even if bugs are my nemesis!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (8 Jul 2009):

    Fabulous image,,,

  • lisa anderson

    lisa anderson gave props (13 Jul 2009):


  • lisa anderson

    lisa anderson gave props (13 Jul 2009):


  • StaceyJane

    StaceyJane gave props (16 Jul 2009):

    wow, what a unique capture! great

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (16 Jul 2009):

    Very interesting image, good capture!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (21 Jul 2009):


  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (26 Jul 2009):


  • Brian Basi

    Brian Basi (Deleted) gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    Trés cool!!! I love this shot... simple and beautiful

  • Thoengs Sastrodiwirjo

    Thoengs Sastrodiwirjo said (26 Aug 2009):

    Nice Job, very cool..

  • honey bee

    honey bee gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    outstandingly beautiful shot

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (13 Oct 2009):

    I like this whole series, Joe. Good work.

  • dana io

    dana io gave props (15 Nov 2009):


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