These Photos Of Fireflies Show How Beautiful Summer Nights Are In Japan

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Yu Hashimoto

Each year when summer comes along, we all look forward to different things. Some of us head to the beach, others to the mountains for camping. Some look forward to the epicurean delights like watermelon and ice cones. But for a select group of photographers in Japan, Summer signals the arrival of fireflies. And for very short periods – typically May and June, from around 7 to 9pm – these photographers set off to secret locations all around Japan, hoping to capture the magical insects that light up the night. Continue reading »

“Days of Night – Nights of Day”: Photographer’s Vision Of The Northernmost City In The World

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Elena Chernyshova’s vision of Norilsk, Russia, the northernmost city in the world, is a series of surprises by which she extracts otherworldly beauty from ugly realities. Norilsk ranks as the seventh most polluted city on earth, and its origins are dark: It was built in the 1920s and ’30s on the backs and bones of gulag prisoners. Now it is a company town that mines and smelts the world’s biggest haul of nickel and palladium, 24/7.
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TAN SKIN: Crazy Days Long Nights

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 22

Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio poses with members of The Iniquitus, patrons of death, during a sneak peek at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 22. (Kevin Kolczynski/Universal) Continue reading »

Mysterious Nights




Nordic landscapes in the night, by Eskil Olsen, Norwegian photographer.
Part I. Part II. Part III.