August 6, 2012
Photograph by Teruo Araya, My Shot
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The dream of the night of summer. Many Japanese visualize the dead's soul, seeing the light of a firefly. It is charmed by the light of a firefly as if it was seeing the momentary dream.
(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)
What Makes This a Photo of the Day? Watching fireflies at dusk is for me a quintessential summer moment. The waterfall in the background adds a sense of place and context that makes this image magical. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor
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