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Photo by Patrick Colleran
Jan 03 2017

MWA Announces 2016 Photo Contest Winners

And the winners are...

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After receiving nearly 1,000 photos from photographers of all ages and skills, MWA is pleased to announce the winning photos of the 2016 Picture Wild Montana photo contest. Photographers captured a variety of images all showcasing Montana’s premiere public lands. We've awarded the winners more than $1,000 in prizes

Thank you again to everyone who submitted a photo. We also thank the judges and sponsors. Your support and generosity make this contest possible.

MWA congratulates the following winners:

Overall Popular Vote


Cindy Houk
Bear Family



Adult Category

First Place

David Wells
Hollowtop Lake


Second Place

Erin Braaten
Lake McDonald Aurora


Third Place

Roland Taylor
White Cliffs



Youth Category

First Place

Bridger Donaldson
Thompson Fire


Second Place

Ruby Jennings
Wind Sculptured Tree Trunk


Third Place

Fiona Daley
Hebgen Lake Sunrise