Barbara Garten's photo of a small bird won the "Best of Show" at this year's Ravalli County Museum "Ernst Peterson Photograph Montana" contest.

Other winners included - in professional categories, Mel Holloway for color photos and John B. Scott for black & white photos.

In the amateur categories, two photographers whom has been featuring since January on our Bitterroot Gallery page were multiple winners. Greg Dowling won color, flower and structures categories and Mike Daniels won black and white, humorous and abstract divisions. Daniels also won the "People's Choice" award for Blodgett Canyon Fog.

"People's Choice" was Mike Daniels' Blodgett Canyon Fog. (Daniels Photo)
A First Place ribbon for Greg Dowling's "Bee Gathering." (Greg O. Dowling Photo)

Congratulations to all the winners. The photos will remain on exhibit until April 22nd.