In just a fragment of a photo, photographer Pepe Manteca captures the magnificence of solar activity happening beyond our atmosphere. His fascination with the solar system can be seen in this spectacular collection of glowing photographs. From Earth, Manteca observes astronomical behavior and documents it with a powerful camera lens. His extensive collection of blazing images will leave viewers in awe.
In this selection–just a handful of photos from his portfolio–Manteca captures the silhouette of a fiery-edged sun set against a black, starry sky. The immense power of Earth's energy source erupts in gorgeous textures and colors and flares. The thrilling mystery of outer space, combined with the silent beauty of the glowing ball of gas, will engage viewers' senses in trying to imagine the intense heat emanating from such a massively powerful, life-sustaining star.