A selection of square-format images from Badlands National Park, South Dakota…
Badlands National Park, South Dakota
Badlands National Park’s rugged beauty:
Antelope in Badlands National Park, South Dakota
11,000 years. That’s how long humans have been present in the Badlands of South Dakota. At the end of the last ice age Native Americans hunted mammoth. Later various tribes hunted bison, until the Lakota Sioux arrived and settled into the vast landscape. They stayed until the arrival of the American Government and the events … More 11,000 Years of Human History
Sometimes, photographing a landscape is more than just choosing your vantage point, your settings and your perspective. Sometimes, to capture the feeling of the place, post-processing as to step in and help guide the finished image to where it needs to be. As long-time followers know, I’m in love with the Badlands of South Dakota … More When Half The Picture Is In The Processing
The Badlands of South Dakota is one of the few places I’ve visited that the light allows one to photograph all day. Sometimes, the the midday light will be just as harsh and bright as any other place, but if one were to give it a few minutes, the weather would shift and bring in … More A Meeting in the Badlands.
I mentioned in an earlier post that on my next trip through South Dakota I was going to spend more time in Deadwood and The Black Hills. My thought had been to skip the places I always return to in favor of something new, but going through my images from my visit to the Badlands, … More A Badlands Sunset