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Amr Abdulwahab
fayoum oasis- Egypt
10:11 pm

Equipment Details:

Nikon z8
Nikon z14-24 f2.8

Image Details:

Bioluminescence With presides meteor shower.
I was led by chance to photograph this phenomenon for the first time in the desert of Egypt, the phenomenon of bioluminescence of bacteria. On August 13th, I was shooting a time-lapse of the presides meteor shower from the shore of Lake Rayan in Fayoum Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt, when I saw lights twinkling on the shore of the lake. At that time, I did not know what these lights were, but when I asked one of the fishermen in the lake, he told me that they were jellyfish. And as soon as I returned to the city and shared the pictures, my colleagues told me that it was the phenomenon of bioluminescence of a type of bacteria.
Lake Rayan, also spelled Wadi El Rayan, is a natural reserve in the Fayoum Oasis, a depression in the desert west of the Nile river in Egypt. The reserve consists of two human-made lakes that are connected by a waterfall, the largest in Egypt. The lakes were created by agricultural drainage water from the nearby farms and fields. The reserve is home to various wildlife, such as birds, foxes, deer.
That was a single image with one meteor blended out of 933 frames at that night.
Location: Al Rayan Lake,Fayoum Oasis-Egypt
Camera: Nikon Z8
Lens: Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8
Exposure: 15 Seconds
Iso: 6400