Summer Nights and Lightning Bugs

My family and I took a trip to Lawson Lake the other night. I had gone fishing with Tyler the night before and noticed an abundance of fireflies in a nearby field. I didn't have my camera or a tripod on hand, but really wanted to photograph them, so I came back and got these shots.  The night was beautiful, even though Mollie's allergies started acting up. Summer has been really nice lately; it's not the normal Missouri humidity that I'm used to. I hope the weather lasts for a while!


Twilight at Lawson Lake.




Annie found a green firefly at the lake!




The lightning bugs were all over a field near the lake. I tried a lot of shots at different shutter speeds, but this is the best one I managed to get. I'm not incredibly thrilled, but it's still kind of cool.