Badlands National Park, South Dakota

The landscape of the Badlands in South Dakota is unique and has pulled me into fascination for the fourth time during the last thirteen years. As a child I was reading books about the Prairie Indians that used to live in these vast areas out west and were brutally bereaved from their living basis, the roaming bisons of the prairie, by military and the unrelenting pressure of European settlers heading west.

For some people it may look like a moonscape but the Badlands are full of life and any time we come out here we discover more of the beauty and nurture our love for this beautiful piece of land. It is a photographers paradise and the change of light and abundance of wildlife make for constant changes of lenses, at least if you only employ one camera…