18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Just before sunset in the Badlands

Many people travel to Badlands National Park to see the unique rock formations and wildlife - similar to the reason I wanted to visit. But the open fields and soft light in the afternoon is equally mesmerizing. This image is of a backlit field in the late afternoon sun.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Interior, South Dakota, United States of America
Copyright: © Nina Ritchie