Colorful Badlands Sunset

Today’s post features a couple of sunset images as the sun dropped towards the western horizon, over the Badlands NP of South Dakota.  I have never seen a “bad” sunset here … ok, if it is really cloudy it might not be good sunset material.  But typically, I can always count on some really nice sunsets here. Here are a couple of images I captured in September, during my visit to the park:

Sunset over the Badlands NP

Sunset over the Badlands NP

The bottom image is an HDR image (combining 3 different images of differing exposures, into one image).

Coming up, more Badlands images, including some more wildlife and some night sky images of this incredible and open area.

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Canon 28-135mm IS lens, with IS “Off”
  • Bogen 3221 tripod
  • ISO 200
  • Aperture f/16
  • Shutter: Variable speeds to get varying exposures



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