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Christian Begeman grew up in Isabel and now lives in Sioux Falls. When he's not working at Midcontinent Communications he is often on the road photographing our prettiest spots around the state. Follow Begeman on his blog, www.cbegeman.blogspot.com.
December 24, 2012
Reflecting on the gifts of Christmases past...and the gift of the present moment.
December 10, 2012
Three tips show how to capture the big, open feel of South Dakota in photos.
November 26, 2012
South Dakota sunsets provide some of nature's best shows — and they're all different.
November 12, 2012
Nothing sets off a South Dakota sunset like these iconic pieces of South Dakota's agricultural past.
October 30, 2012
Pictures from South Dakota's abandoned places inspired this fictional tale of small town terror.
October 15, 2012
South Dakota's first and biggest state park is full of surprises all year round.
October 1, 2012
Every South Dakotan should experience autumn's beauty at this "must see" destination.
September 17, 2012
Spooky, spectacular Sica Hollow is visually stunning even when you miss the annual butterfly migration.
September 4, 2012
Nature's rich colors and textures delight visitors to Lake Alvin and the new Blood Run Nature Area.
August 20, 2012
Special summer memories from the shortgrass hills of Dewey County.
August 6, 2012
Hartford Beach State Park, located along the shore of Big Stone Lake, is a peaceful haven for hikers and campers.
July 23, 2012
Snake Creek and Buryanek Recreation Areas are perfect spots for cooling off on hot summer days.
July 9, 2012
A deeply spiritual spot beckons travelers to Meade County with its rough beauty and vibrant history.
June 25, 2012
The Hiddenwood Creek Valley of north central South Dakota is home to a lushly forested gem of a state park.
June 11, 2012
Fort Sisseton Historical Festival brings the Dakota Territory of the 1860s back to life.
May 28, 2012
It doesn’t get much better than spending a late May weekend drinking in the fresh air and wide open spaces.
May 14, 2012
The woods and waters of Union County's Adams Homestead attract a rich array of wildlife.
April 30, 2012
Capturing the course of stars as they spin around the night sky is a lesson in patience.
April 16, 2012
The Fort Pierre National Grasslands are a great spot to watch male prairie chickens woo their hens.
March 30, 2012
The passion to hunt down South Dakota's state flower can drive a man to do crazy things.