Acerbic Resonance

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Bug Lightning

Lightning has always fascinated me.  I don’t know if it is because of the threat of death to those who are too close, or the raw power it carries – but lightning transfixes me.

Tonight I captured a timelapse of the sunset from our office construction cam, and I noticed that after it was completely dark, the camera was doing a fantastic job of picking up the streaks of light bugs leave as they fly under the street lamp.

Here is a single example:


This, like lightning fascinated me, so I took a few more quick shots:




Then I layered them all together and blended them in photoshop to produce a single shot that shows the combined flight paths of all the bugs in all the shots:


And there you have it:  Bug Lightning


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