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10th Annual Governor's Photo Contest

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13 photos of North Dakota are being recognized at the 10th annual Governor's Photo Contest.

732 photos were entered.

Brian Ward won Best of Show for his photo called "Medora at Night."

Ward says the picture was taken in September of 2010 when he was a chaperone for his daughter's photography class.

He says he bought his first camera five years ago primarily to take pictures of his kids.

<<"Just kind of grew with it, you know it's a great hobby and I've seen they have the Governor's photo contest for quite a few years and I thought well maybe I should submit that and I just never got around to it," Brian Ward said.>>

Ward received $500 and will also have his work featured in North Dakota Tourism materials and AAA.

In all there were six winning photos and seven honorable mentions.

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