Before he sings


Last spring my siblings and I spent a lot of time waiting for and watching cicadas. This double drummer was the first we saw climbing up a tree still in its shell, and we got to observe it coming out. The process is fascinating – I never tire of watching it.

Wollombi, New South Wales

Panasonic DMC-TZ20 24mm, 1/125, f/4, ISO 100, handheld

by Aysha Josephson, New South Wales, aged 17