Category Archives: South Dakota

South Dakota Badlands Photo Opportunities


Chipmunk on the run

South Dakota Badlands Badlands National Park Article on Outdoor Photographer website by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Site of June Photo Workshop with Sandy Zelasko & Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Badlands National Park is a terrific destination for landscape and wildlife photographers. It is the location of my June 2017 photo workshop, co-lead by Sandy…  
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Badlands National Park Spring Escape


Praire dog eating yellow flowers

Badlands National Park Spring Escape June 4 – 9, 2017 With trip leaders – Sandy Zelasko & Irene Hinke-Sacilotto SOUTH DAKOTA – Photography Tour sponsored by in conjunction with  INTRODUCTION  During this South Dakota photo tour, we will explore Badlands National Park and locations in the vicinity. On most days,…  
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Trip Report North and South Dakota, September 2016


Chipmunk on post along farm road in North Dakota

  NORTH AND SOUTH DAKOTA BADLANDS, Trip Report, September 2016. While scouting locations with Sandy Zelasko and preparing for our spring workshop, we visited both the Badlands in North Dakota (Theodore Roosevelt NP) and the Badlands and Black Hills in South Dakota. The Badlands of THEODORE ROOSEVELT National Park (NP)…  
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A Passion for Wildlife Photography (Part 9) Stalking your Prey


Stalking Techniques  Emulate movements of subject. (For reindeer, a local guide suggested simulating antlers by holding tripod legs over our head.) Move slowly, pause periodically, & make no sudden moves. Keep a low profile to avoid appearing human and a threat. Observe the animal’s movement. Don’t walk directly towards it….  
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