The Spellbinding Photographs of Glow Worms Illuminating the Darkness of Ruakuri Cave Tauheed Ahmad May 31, 2016 Amazing & Incredible, Nature, Travel 939 The Spellbinding photographs of glow worms illuminating the darkness in the streaks of turquoise lights inside Ruakuri Cave in the Waitomo area. This is ethereal New Zealand cave is lit up by thousands of glow worms. The Auckland based 26 years photographer Shaun Jeffers spent almost a year to capture glittering displays, proving that the country is just as beautiful below ground as it is above. In the first look, you’ll realize myriads stars are shinning at the cave roof. The creative photographer originally belongs to Liverpool United Kingdom said; it seems a different plant and really out of the world. I my entire life, I’ve never experienced such event like it, and to be very honest, it is extremely difficult to the feeling into words. The glow-worm is out of world, when you standing alone in complete darkness looking up at these little glowing creatures are just so fantastic. It looks like a real life Pandora, from James Cameron’s Avatar. I’ve heard from different sources, that glow worms are notoriously difficult to capture. In 2013, I decided to move in New Zealand to take this challenge and submerge himself to his tripod in cold water for up to eight hours a day. See More about The Magical Glowworms Waitomo Cave is Home to Unforgettable Sightseeing Attraction in New Zealand The most famous New Zealand place attracts a lot of photographers to try their luck to capture stunning luminous glow worm’s phenomenon, which is called Arachnocampa luminosa. Only very few of them able to capture luminous glow worms. I am so lucky to be part of unique cave and emit a phosphorescent glow in order to catch prey and entice mates. Source: Dailymail This photo series proves that the country is just as beautiful below ground as it is above The talented 26-year-old, who is originally from Liverpool, UK, said he felt like he was on a different planet and said it it is out of this world The photographer heard that glow worms are notoriously difficult to capture, but vowed to see if he was up to the task Jeffers said that seeing the little glowing creatures was like being in a real life Pandora, from James Cameron’s Avatar Capturing the glow worms was no easy feat, and required the Jeffers to have extreme patience and perserverance Dazzling images show thousands of glow worms casting an ethereal light in the dark underground chambers Glow worms are omnivorous animals but mainly eat snails, slugs, insects and other small invertebrates from inside the caves Glowing, sticky lines of mucous and silk, sometimes as long as 50cm, are lowered to catch organisms for the larvae to feast on Auckland-based photographer Shaun Jeffers spent a year capturing the magical displays in one of the Waitomo area’s 30 million-year-old limestone caves Related PostsThe Magical Glowworms Waitomo Cave is Home to Unforgettable Sightseeing Attraction in New ZealandA Man Documents His Unbelievable Outdoor Adventures with His Dazzling WolfdogDazzlingly Patterned Jewelry Creates from Layers of Cut Colored Pencils16 Dazzling Gift Ideas for Food LoversThe World’s Largest Photography Award Reveals its Stunning ShortlistTianzi Mountains, Which Formation Inspired the Fictional World of PandoraDazzling Series of Siamese fighting fish By Visarute AngkatavanichRussian Photographer Uncovers Greenland’s Hidden GemsThe Beauty of Fallen Cherry Blossoms PetalsIceland’s Breathtaking Beauty Show off the Most Amazing Scenery in the WorldThe Incredible Hydrothermal Fields of Ethiopia“The Dark Hedges” A Magical Tree Lined Road in Ireland Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.