Setting Sun Photograph by Michael Yamashita A burning orange sun sets behind a fringe of pampas grass in Japan. Japan's nickname, "The Land of the Rising Sun," is derived from the Chinese ideograph meaning "place of the sun's origin.
Firefly Squids in Toyama Bay, Japan The Firefly Squid is a bioluminescent squid growing to a length of only three inches. The squid is equipped with special light-producing organs called photophores that emit a deep blue light
Maine Sunset on West Shirley Bog. West Shirley Bog is located in north central Maine in a little village called Shirley Mills just south of Greenville, part of Piscataquis County. This is the twilight period just after sunset.