Epic Pictures of the Sakurajima Volcano Erupting in Japan

The Sakurajima volcano in southern Japan has been quite active so far in 2013, and photographer Martin Rietze recently traveled to the site to document the eruptions through photographs.

By using longer exposure times, Rietze was able to turn the “lava bombs” into light trails, similar in appearance to how fireworks are often photographed.

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