20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Badlands Buffalo

While composing an early morning shot of Badlands National Park in South Dakota, a buffalo bull meandered up a trail at the top of this ridge. He stood still as if posing for my photograph, making my typical landscape image into an extraordinary one.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: N/A, South Dakota, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © holly mathis