National Geographic : 1951 May
700 James L.Mooney, Jr. Off Go the Lights. Fireflies Alone Bathe Tina's Face in Faint, Unearthly Radiance and Put Stars inHer Eyes James L. Mooney, Jr., Chattanooga News-Free Press photographer, put about 75 fireflies in a pickle jar, added a tinfoil reflector, and made the picture at right entirely by firefly light. Pinpoints in his daughter's eyes reflect flashes of insects during the two-minute exposure. Film was developed three times longer than normally.